"Wildest Dreams" Director Touts "25 Years of Diverse Multicultural Work" in Defense of Taylor Swift's Video

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"SJW attacking me for not having minorities in my work when I have 25 years of most diverse multicultural work of possibly anyone. #facepalm," he tweeted.

Taylor Swift's "Wildest Dreams" music video director Joseph Kahn is not taking accusations of whitewashing lightly. And following a statement to the press Wednesday, he's continued to defend himself on Twitter. 

Kahn posted Thursday, saying a social justice worker (SJW) "attacked" him for not having minorities in his work, "when I have 25 years of most diverse multicultural work of possibly anyone."

He followed that with a link to a Grantland piece covering his career, which has included music videos for everyone from Snoop Dogg to Aaliyah to Shakira and Eminem. He wrote, "Let's take a history lesson, shall we?"

And then followed up with something more heartfelt:

As defensive as he's been, Kahn seems to be taking the whole thing in stride too. Wednesday he posted a poll for people to say whether they think he looks like a turtle or a potato. Turns out, he looks like a potato.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com.

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