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Representatives for US singer Taylor Swift hit back over private jet emissions controversy

US singer Taylor Swift. Picture by Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock

Representatives for US singer Taylor Swift have hit back after the performer was named 'biggest celebrity CO2 polluter of the year'.

Based on a study carried out by Yard, a British digital marketing firm, it was found the 32-year-old's private jet had taken 170 flights since January.

The study was based on analysis of private plane flights tracked by the automated flight tracker Celebrity Jets.

The results found that the Love Story singer's jet had racked up the most emissions.

However, representatives for the popular performer hit back at the results, stating that the singer often lends her Falcon 7X jet out to others.

Speaking to Rolling Stone, Swift's representative said: "Taylor's jet is loaned out regularly to other individuals.

"To attribute most or all of these trips to her is blatantly incorrect".

Other famous faces making the pollution top 10 was Floyd Mayweather, Jay Z, Blake Shelton, Steven Spielberg, Kim Kardashian, Mark Wahlberg, and Oprah Winfrey.

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