Wednesday, November 29

Who Is Scooter Braun? What Was His Controversy With Taylor Swift?

Scooter Braun has recently been grabbing the headlines after many A-listers from the music industry like Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, and Justin Bieber started parting ways with him. On the other hand, his previous feud with singer Taylor Swift is also gaining headlines again. Here’s everything you need to know about Scooter Braun and his previous controversy with singer Taylor Swift.

Who Is Scooter Braun?

Scooter Braun started his career in the industry after he founded his company SB Records in 2007. He later collaborated with stars like Ariana Grande in 2013 and Justin Bieber among others. Recently Scooter Braun became the CEO of HYBE America after he sold his company Ithaca Holdings to HYBE in 2019.

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Celebs Managed by Scooter Braun

Scooter Braun has managed many A-listers in Hollywood industry including J Balvin, Idina Menzel, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Kanye West, Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift among others. However, his career faced controversy in 2019 after his feud with singer Taylor Swift who called him a “bully” and described him as “definition of a toxic male privilege in the industry”.

A-Listers Who Parted Ways With Scooter Braun

Recently many celebrities reported to have parted ways with Scooter Braun. The list includes actress Idina Menzel, singer J Balvin, Demi Lovato, and Ariana Grande. While as per the rumors Justin Bieber has also reportedly left the SB manager and his business is currently being handled by his wife Hailey Bieber.

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Scooter Braun And Taylor Swift Feud

Scooter Braun grabbed the headlines in 2019 during his controversial fight with singer Taylor Swift. Apparently, Scooter acquired Taylor’s former music label Big Machine Records in 2019 for $330 million through his holdings company Ithaca Holdings. Therefore, the ownership of all masters of all which were under BIG MACHINE fell under the ownership of Ithaca Holdings which meant that using their music would need prior permission and the payment of a fee to Scooter Braun’s company.

Reacting to the same Taylor shared her reaction on Tumblr calling Scooter Braun a “bully” and described him as “definition of a toxic male privilege in the industry”. In 2019, Taylor then announced that she would be re-recording and releasing all six of her previous albums. Many artists like Olivia Rodrigo, Bryan Adams and others praised Taylor for her decision. While many celebs like Demi Lovato backed Scooter stating that he is a “good man” who is being misunderstood as a “bully”.

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