Taylor Swift delivered a "shut the f--- up" heard (and GIFed) 'round the world at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, and considering she'd dissed her ex, One Direction hottie Harry Styles, that night, the world assumed she was talking to him. After all, he was onstage when she said it, so it's not some grand leap of gossip logic, right?
But as it turns out, her "STFU" wasn't directed at Hazza at all -- and was actually pretty sweet. No, really! Here's what actually went down.