Lorde comes to Taylor Swift's defense after Diplo's booty remarks

Lorde just got herself caught between a DJ and a hard place.

The 18-year-old "Yellow Flicker Beat" crooner called out DJ Diplo on Wednesday night after the EDM star tweeted that her pal Taylor Swift needed to perk up her posterior.


"Someone should make a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty," Diplo wrote.

To that, the New Zealand-born Grammy winner replied: "@diplo should we do something about your tiny penis while we're at it hm"

It's pretty awesome when your pal says what you want to but can't, no? -- especially when it's below the belt.

Still, the Mad Decent label founder didn't stop there, continuing to harangue Swift fans on social media and link to a facetious Fundly campaign to raise money "to get Taylor Swift a booty."

"are taylor swift fans called the swift boat veterans?" the 36-year-old added.

Surprisingly, that's what he chose to criticize her for rather than her recent decision to pull all her music from Spotify upon releasing her latest album "1989" -- a move that has been raising eyebrows throughout the music industry.

It's unclear why Lorde got involved in the feud, but what is clear is that she's found herself in the company of young elite A-listers, including the "Blank Space" singer and Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, since launching on the scene last year. (She also curated the soundtrack for Lawrence's latest film, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.") She's usually eloquent and forthright and those qualities don't stop when it comes to her new friends.

E! News reported that Diplo may have taken aim at Swift because of a potential feud between her and his new girlfriend, pop vixen Katy Perry.

In a Rolling Stone interview published in September, the 23-year-old crossover star alluded to an unnamed "straight-up enemy" who allegedly tried to hire her whole tour out from under her.

"For years, I was never sure if we were friends or not," she said, speaking of the inspiration behind her track "Bad Blood." "She would come up to me at awards shows and say something and walk away, and I would think, 'Are we friends, or did she just give me the harshest insult of my life?'"

Quickly following those remarks, Perry subtweeted in the middle of the night drawing comparisons to Rachel McAdam's nasty "Mean Girls" character Regina George.

"Watch out for the Regina George in sheep's clothing...," she wrote.

But, you know, taking a shot at her backside seems like the only logical diss in light of that.

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