Is a Taylor Swift 'Killing Eve' Cover Song a Scooter Braun Dig?

Brenda Watkins
May 27, 2020

On Sunday, Singer tweeted the cover of her hit "Look What You Made Me Do", which has been redefined as a dark and haunting tune for the "Killing Eve" soundtrack. As fans will recall, Swift used the pseudonym for the track "This Is What You Came For", which she wrote with her now-ex Calvin Harris.

As for the Jack Leopards bit, some Swifties say it's a two-part nod to Antonoff and Swift's iconic leopard look in the "Look What You Made Me Do" music video, if not her ability to rock leopard print writ large.

The cover was performed by Jack Leopards & The Dolphin Club, which appears to be a fake band name created by Swift, her brother Austin, and producer Jack Antonoff.

A cover of a Taylor Swift song played during the credits of Killing Eve has fans questioning the star's alias all over again - when does she use her pseudonym and why?

A source explained: "This is Taylor at her best - crafty and very, very clever".

Here's your shortcut guide to the fan theory. It all happened after the cover to Look What You Made Me Do premiered on the BBC show Killing Eve.

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Introducing, Jack Leopards & The Dolphin Club, our new favourite band. It took just a little more memory-jogging for fans to remember that Austin Swift, 28, once had "The Dolphin Club" as his Twitter handle... a joke likely based on a childhood photo of him wearing a T-shirt bearing those words.

But her sleuthing fanbase saw it as an act of defiance against music executive Scooter Braun, who a year ago acquired the rights to the pop star's first six studio albums. Nils Sjöberg is credited as the producer on the song.

It had all gone quiet until today when a cover of Taylor Swift's "Look what You Made Me Do" dropped.

Because the song has nearly nothing to do with Taylor as an artist, we're not-so-sorry to also announce that not a single cent of the money made from the cover will go to Scooter Braun or Big Machine Records.

Swift has publicly expressed his disappointment a few times since then and said he plans to re-record some of his music.

CNN has reached out to reps for both Swift and Braun for comment.

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