Emma's music class is working on a poster project, where they each research one of their favorite bands or musicians. As you can imagine in any group of 10-11 year olds, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift each have a group of girls researching them. They're doing the research at school, including listening to various tracks.
Yesterday after school, as Emma was starting on her homework, she said "God! I hate Taylor Swift. I can't stand to hear that song again. I swear, she's the new Justin Bieber! But I have to pretend it's okay so I don't insult all my friends."
The Onion ran this article recently. I'm pretty sure they had us in mind.