Is Jessica Hart's future with Victoria's Secret in jeopardy after the blond beauty seemingly dissed the country crooner following this year's fashion show?!
So claims a new report in the New York Post's Page Six, which alleges that Victoria's Secret executives are "furious" with the Australian model and will not be inviting the 27-year-old stunner to walk in next year's show or model in its upcoming catalogues.
However, the lingerie brand insists the tabloid report is entirely false and has issued a statement in Hart's defense.
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"There is no truth to the rumors that Jessica Hart has been fired or that she will no longer work with the brand," Ed Razek, President and Chief Marketing Officer said in a statement. "As you will see, she was a great part of our show and we look forward to continuing to work with her. As previously reported, we at Victoria's Secret and all those involved, including Jessica Hart, were thrilled to have Taylor be a part of the show. We look forward to sharing her performances next week during the television special."
So how did Hart originally land herself in a bit of hot water?
During the show's afterparty, Hart was approached by Women's Wear Daily and shared her thoughts on Swift's performance:
"I think, you know what, god bless her [Taylor Swift's] heart. I think she's great," she said. "But, I don't know, to me, she didn't fit. I don't know if I should say that."
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And, when asked whether the seven-time Grammy winner could pull off being a Victoria's Secret model, the Australian beauty simply replied, "No."
After making headlines for her negative remarks, Hart later changed her tune and had nothing but kind words to say about the country cutie.
"I adore Taylor Swift and I was so excited to be with her at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," the former Sports Illustrated stunner told E! News. "Taylor's amazing musical performance on that runway is nothing compared to what we do. I could never get up there and do what she does; she is a true rock star and she absolutely killed it the other night."
She also said the country singer has been one of her favorite artists for quite some time.
"Her song ‘Fearless' is one of my favorite songs and I own her first-ever CD," she shared. "I can't imagine why I would have said anything bad about her."
The model's rep also told E! News that she was misinterpreted by the reporter who "caught her on her way into the Victoria's Secret afterparty" and that she "truly has nothing against Swift and happens to be a fan of the singer."
Despite the apparent misunderstanding, it's worth nothing that Hart was noticeably absent from a new promo video which features Angels Lily Aldrige, Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, Karlie Kloss, Lindsay Ellingson, Doutzen Kroes, Behati Prinsloo and Alessandra Ambrosio lip-syncing Swift's hit song "I Knew You Were Trouble," which the singer performed at the this year's show.
The 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will air Dec. 10 on CBS.