The singer says ableism wasn't at the heart of her decision to cast her longtime collaborator, who is not autistic, as the autistic teen at the centre of Music.
The pop star’s directorial debut, Music, centres on a nonverbal autistic teenager played by the neurotypical dancer Maddie Ziegler.
It turns out Paul – who plays Connell in the BBC series – is quite the musician.
Taylor is currently embroiled in a high-profile row with Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande's manager.
Featuring festive deep cuts from Kylie, Ariana, Gaga, RuPaul, Sia and yes, even Mariah (no, not that one).
Combining everything we love about Christmas music with everything we love about Kelly Clarkson, this song is an absolute
"I do check in with Maddie weekly about whether she wants this, and assure her if she ever wants it to stop it stops."
The 15-year-old's prominence has been called into question.
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