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Shake it off: Taylor Swift responds after teens crash stolen car into her home

The pop star was not in her Rhode Island home at the time of the incident, but she did have something to say with her own lyric and a shrugging emoji.

Shake it off: Taylor Swift responds after teens crash stolen car into her home


Nothing good ever starts in a getaway car. That's how Taylor Swift responded to the news of a stolen car driven by four teenagers crashing into her Rhode Island home – with her own song lyric and a shrugging emoji.

Swift was replying to a fan page that posted a screenshot of the news headline, with words from her 2018 single Getaway Car.

The incident occurred at in the early hours of Tuesday. Swift was not inside the US$25 million (S$33.82 million) mansion at the time.

Following the collision, both the vehicle and Swift’s front gates were heavily damaged.

Three ambulances rushed to the scene and the driver Shykeim Edwin Lewis, 19, along with 18-year-old Kajae Correa and a 16-year-old were taken to hospital.

Another 18-year-old Taquan Nealey fled the scene but was later found and was not injured, reported the Westerly Sun.

Police said a car with no license plates, believed to have been stolen from Hartford, Connecticut, was spotted driving erratically, reported The Daily Mail.

Westerly police were waiting to intercept the vehicle as it made its way to the affluent Watch Hill neighbourhood.

Lewis is charged with reckless driving by engaging police in high-speed pursuit, obstructing an officer, felony receiving stolen goods and driving when license is suspended or denied.

Source: CNA/jv