Now, first things first.
When asked whether his comments were in jest, Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' video director Joseph Kahn has admitted he was joking and that the world is 'full of stupid motherf*ckers'.
However, regardless of whether his remarks were a joke or not, they haven't gone down well with the Beyhive after he claimed Beyoncé's 'Formation' video copied the Swift's 2015 clip 'Bad Blood', which he also directed.
In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, Kahn defended Swift from accusations she'd ripped off Beyoncé's 'Formation' video after a scene in her new single music video shows her dancing in a black crop top, shorts and fishnet tights, much like Queen Bey in her music video.
Kahn said: 'I suddenly understood the conflict of what's going on in society and what battle rap serves, what prism to look at the movie through.
'It's not "Formation" at all. They try to say she's wearing a black crop top and Beyoncé wore a black crop top. But they don't realise in 2015 in 'Bad Blood', Taylor Swift was wearing a black crop top. I really do think, by the way, that Beyoncé copied "Bad Blood".'
Of course, the music video director - who was promoting his new film Bodied at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival earlier this week - had a feeling Yoncé fans would be less than impressed with his imitation claims.
'Come get it Beyhive,' he tweeted Thursday, posting a series of bee emojis. 'The candy is right here.'
Refuting accusations that his new video with Swift was a copy of 'Formation', Khan revealed on Twitter that he had worked with the 36-year-old 'Single Ladies' singer several times in the past and has the upmost respect for the artist.
Meanwhile, Beyoncé fans accused the filmmaker of using Beyoncé and Taylor comparisons as a way to promote his own film.
What did we tell you about the Beyhive, Joseph?