Joni Mitchell Shoots Down Possibility of Taylor Swift Playing Her in Biopic
If you were hoping to see a Joni Mitchell biopic starring self-admitted Joni Mitchell fan Taylor Swift, keep dreaming. Although rumors have been flying about the book ‘Girls Like Us’ by Sheila Weller being turned into a movie, Joni Mitchell herself shot them down.
The book is a biography about three huge female voices in music: Carole King, Carly Simon and, of course, Joni Mitchell and was reportedly being turned into a biopic with Taylor Swift playing the part of Joni.
But Joni crushed the rumors (and our hearts) when she told The Sunday Times (via NME): "I squelched that! I said to the producer, 'All you've got is a girl with high cheekbones.' It's just a lot of gossip, you don't have the great scenes."
She went on to say: "There's a lot of nonsense about me in books. Assumptions, assumptions, assumptions.”
So, there you have it. No word as of yet from Taylor (whose song ‘The Lucky One’ is widely rumored to be about Joni) or her cheekbones.
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