Peter Helman @_peterhelman | August 26, 2015 - 7:50 pm Grizzly Bear frontman Ed Droste has been feuding with Taylor Swift fans on Twitter for … Connect with users and join the conversation at Vogue. Amid all this controversy, HAIM — noted besties with Taylor and also very tight with Droste — reportedly unfollowed him on Twitter, with Alana Haim tweeting this: Done with friends who aren't ride or die…Snip, snip, bye, bye! Morrissey is back today to show off more of his covers album California Son, this time with some help from Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste. Swift’s mammoth 1989 trek — or that time she reached “peak caucasity”, as one reader put it — also drew out some negative vibes from Droste. To make matters worse, even his longtime friends HAIM seemed to disown him and side with BFF Swift. Taylor Swift has welcomed nearly every celebrity under the sun to her 1989 tour, including Kobe Bryant, Alanis Morissette, Beck, St. Vincent, and, most recently, Lisa Kudrow for a friendly rendition of “Smelly Cat”. Fans of the “Blank Space” songwriter began zeroing in on Droste shortly after he tweeted some not-so-savory comments last month. #notsorryatall. by Michelle Geslani. He also has a Snapchat (bamboosensation). The No. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste Deletes Twitter After Bullying from Taylor Swift Fans. As Grizzly Bear frontman Ed Droste learned this past week, if you instigate “Bad Blood” with Taylor, her loyal minion Swifties will swiftly launch an all-out assault. Naturally, Droste grew tired of the relentless drama and attacks and — in much the same way Apple conceded to Swift — he took it upon himself to bow out of the situation entirely by deleting his Twitter account. The whole thing started in earnest last month when he tweeted a photo of an article comparing Swift to Mean Girls’ Regina George with the caption “Obsessed that people are catching on.” Droste called her “self serving” and “calculating,” explaining that he has “first hand experience” of being treated rudely by her and saying that “she’s been given a free pass for too long.” Swifties leapt to the pop star’s defense, and although Droste admitted that “She frightens me genuinely,” he didn’t back down. Some of those (seen below as preserved by Stereogum) include comparing Swift to Mean Girl character Regina George; remarks that she is a “self-serving” artist; and claims of knowing “first hand” how rude she can actually be behind closed doors. Grizzly Bear frontman Ed Droste has been feuding with Taylor Swift fans on Twitter for a while now. After news surfaced that legendary folk songwriter Joan Baez had graced the Swift stage, he wrote on Twitter (below), “Joan Baez? ?? Ed Droste is Contributor on Vogue. Now, the band have confirme... After releasing fourth LP Shields back in 2012, it seemed likely that avant-rock quartet Grizzly Bear might never release new music again. Edward is a second cousin on his father's side to another Ed Droste, who is … Then Droste tweeted a some gossip about Swift that went after her reputation as the best best friend you could ask for … Taylor Swift is currently on a quest to share a stage with every famous person in America, touring the country in support of 1989 and welcoming a different guest to the stage at each show, and Droste has been popping up periodically to express his distaste with what he sees as the fakeness of the whole thing. Luckily, Droste’s social media presence isn’t gone completely — he’s somewhat of an Instagram celebrity, where he documents his experiences traveling the world for Vogue, so you can still follow him here. Open Mike Eagle – Anime Trauma And Divorce, Sturgill Simpson – Cuttin’ Grass Vol. All the famous faces seem happy to join the “Shake It Off” pop star on-stage. A post shared by Ed Droste (@edroste) on Apr 30, 2020 at 11:44am PDT 10 Facts on Ed Droste Ed Droste (born on October 22, 1978) is an American singer and songwriter who is associated with a musical group called “Grizzly Bear.” Read Ed Droste's bio and get latest news stories and articles. Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste quits Twitter after being harassed by Taylor Swift fans "Bad Blood" between the two artists has reached new heights . Droste was featured on the cover of Hello Mr. in 2013. Enough is enough.”. 1 – The Butcher Shoppe Sessions, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste Deletes Twitter Account Amid Backlash For Taylor Swift Comments, she’s been given a free pass for too long, quest to share a stage with every famous person in America, popping up periodically to express his distaste, Taylor brought out indie-world heroes Beck and St. Vincent to perform Beck’s recent single “Dreams.”, they covered Brandy & Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine”. Ed Droste Edward Droste (born October 22, 1978) is an original member of the Brooklyn-based indie-rock group Grizzly Bear.The group began as the solo effort of Droste with the release of 2004's Horn of Plenty, originally released on Kanine Records.All songs were written and performed by Droste. Published Aug 27, 2015. The quartet of Brooklyn expats repeatedly earned critical acclaim for their rock soun... Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste Deletes Twitter After Bullying from Taylor Swift Fans, Morrissey Shares "Morning Starship" Cover with Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste, Grizzly Bear Say Tonight Might Be Their Final Concert. But perhaps their only recourse is to smile and play along? Fed up all the backlash, he got in a few parting shots and shout-outs and then deleted his Twitter account. N... Grizzly Bear haven't released a full-length record since 2012's Shields, but that all changes today (August 18). That seems to have been the last straw for Droste. As to be expected, every slight brought on more backlash from Tay’s rabid fanbase. On August 4, 2014, Droste announced his divorce from McPhail via Twitter, stating that he's "amicably and lovingly divorcing [his] husband". At her show in Los Angeles last night, Taylor brought out indie-world heroes Beck and St. Vincent to perform Beck’s recent single “Dreams.” Meanwhile, elsewhere in L.A., Droste was spending his evening guesting on Haunting Renditions With Eliot Glazer — where they covered Brandy & Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine” — but he took some time off to to tweet this: Hordes of Swift fans again attacked Droste, and things began to escalate. 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According to Droste, many of her “butthurt” devotees went on to call him “every disgusting slur there is,” listing “ugly”, “faggot”, and “dirty Jew” as examples. By Josiah Hughes. It's never been easy to describe a Grizzly Bear album. The pai... Grizzly Bear have been dropping some hints their current tour with Florence and the Machine might be their last.