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AI is getting out of hand: Chiefs fans release revenge porn

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The Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Australia during a Taylor Swift concert in 2015.

Due to Taylor Swift’s new and very publicized relationship with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, Swift has made frequent appearances at their games in support of her new beau.

In response, some Kansas City Chiefs fans are all over social media platforms like X and TikTok complaining about the screen time Swift is receiving during their regularly scheduled football games.

According to a New York Times article, “she [Swift] is typically on screen for less than 25 seconds over the course of broadcasts that run longer than three hours, and her name is rarely mentioned.”

Though the complaints vary, they come from a predominantly male community. Fans are upset that Sunday Night Football continuously shows Swift there in support of her boyfriend and his team.

Notably, they never seem to be complaining about the network showing everyday common fans, who, most of the time, appear on screen more than Swift.

“When I put the TV on I want to watch a good professional football game I do not want to look at Taylor Swift‘s face I have no interest do research she’s anti-American end of story,” @philipacloveeb said on X.

“I’m so tired of seeing Taylor swift at football games,” @AlanHoward727 posted on X.

“​​Hey sorry I never texted you back. They kept showing Taylor Swift on tv during football games and I got so mad I threw my phone in the porto potty during Big & Rich’s set at Pepsi’s ‘Rock the South’ festival in Cullman, Alabama,” @CasualThursday said on X.

Many people, Swifties or just regular football fans, have come to Swift’s defense, but recent complaints have spiraled into something much more serious. A group of hateful football fans, who have been identified as men, released their own curated AI photos of Swift.

These photos consist of her being sexually assaulted in the football stands among other pornographic photos of her, which have been leaked all over social media.

Swift has not responded to these images, but X has blocked the Taylor Swift search temporarily to protect the safety of Swift and other women.

Releasing AI-generated photos of Swift being sexually assaulted and AI pornographic photos of her trying to support her man is harmful not only to her but to women all over the country.

These photos open the gateway to so many other horrible ideas of what could be released and what could harm other women.

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    None of your business | Jan 29, 2024 at 10:46 am

    Get over yourself, this isn’t anything new and people have photoshopped celebrities since the ability was there. Tired of the butthurt culture getting offended by everything because your snowflake queen was the target this time.

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      Sarah | Jan 29, 2024 at 11:53 am

      The fact that it’s “nothing new” does not make it okay. If anything, the publicity around this due to Swift’s popularity can shed light on this issue of AI. It’s disgusting.

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      Daniel | Jan 29, 2024 at 7:13 pm

      This is actually such a degenerate incel take. You can’t convince ANYBODY that making fake images that put people in degrading positions and spreading them online is a “normal thing”. This is a huge problem. But for you, I guess nothing is serious until it happens to you, which could very possibly happen in the very near future. AI is getting out of hand

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