Jessica Hart Fired By Victoria's Secret After Dissing Taylor Swift

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By Jesselle Maminta | December 3, 2013 3:34 PM EST

Victoria's Secret reportedly fired model Jessica Hart after she dissed Taylor Swift in an interview. 

During the after party of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last November 13, Women's Wear Daily asked Hart if the 22 singer could 'pull it off' as a lingerie model after the latter performed in the fashion show. Surprisingly, Hart replied with: 'No... God bless her heart. I think she's great... But I don't know, to me, she didn't fit.'

Hart added that the pop-country singer lacked 'experience and confidence.' To which the model added: 'knowing how to be confident with yourself. I think it comes with age.'

Five days later, Hart retracted her earlier statements. In an interview with Us Weekly, Hart said, 'I adore Taylor Swift and I was so excited to be with her at the Victoria Secret Fashion Show... She is a true rock star and she absolutely killed it the other night.'

Furthermore, Victoria's Secret executive Edward Rezek also spoke to Us Weekly about Hart's statements.

'I have personally been in contact with Jessica Hart and she said she was 'wildly misinterpreted' and that she thought Taylor was 'amazing,'' said Edward, adding, 'She is stunned that anyone would think differently. And that's something we can all agree on.'

But sources tells The New York Post that the lingerie brand's execs were 'furious' over the model's statement that they fired her -- meaning she will not be seen in the brand's upcoming catalogs and in the coming fashion shows. 

Victoria's Secret's reps have not commented on the issue as of the moment. 

Taylor Swift was one of the featured performers at the recent Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, alongside Fall Out Boy, A Great Big World and Neon Jungle. Backstage at the show, Swift made friends with some of the models and Angels, including Lily Aldridge, Cara Delevigne and Karlie Kloss. 

Various sources have concluded that Swift was one of those 'certain people you should never cross,' and that Hart 'obviously hasn't learned the rules of the Taylor Swift Universe (similar to the rules of horror movies). Rule No. 1: Mean girls and ex-boyfriends do not survive unscathed.' 

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