If the sound of Taylor Swift's music is appealing to you, then you're probably too wrapped up in repeated viewings of the new "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" video with Zayn to have noticed the latest Reddit rage: Sad Taylor. As with previous incarnations of the Sad Person Rests on Bench Before Being Memed Into Oblivion trend, this whole thing started with a seemingly mundane photo of Swift resting on a bench:
With all ingredients for a Sad Taylor meme-a-thon clearly in place, the Photoshop battlers of Reddit went to work. The results, which are now popping up in full-blown articles from news providers such as BroBible, are arguably on par with the glory days of Sad Keanu and Sad Kanye:
Amazing work, everyone. Seriously. This is stupendous.
But someone just had to come in with a fucking mean one:
Speaking of sadness, there's plenty of sadness to go around in the aforementioned "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" video with Zayn.
The track, which will appear in the sequel to a movie with a 25 percent Rotten Tomatoes score, currently rests at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. The collab previously peaked at No. 6 following its debut in December and would probably hold the No.1 spot for all of eternity if someone could figure out how to redo the music video using only Sad Taylor, Sad Keanu, Sad Kanye, and the honorable Sad Ben.