Check Out Photos Of Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Video Before Its MTV Premiere This Thursday, Dec. 13 (Which Is ALSO Taylor’s Birthday!)

Taylor Swift releases behind-the-scenes photos from her “I Knew You Were Trouble” video.

Guys, it’s a really big week here at MTV. And that means it’s a HUGE week for you (specifically Swifties of all ages and backgrounds), because our favorite fringed pop star, TAYLOR SWIFT, will premiere her “I Knew You Were Trouble” video exclusively on “MTV First: Taylor Swift” this Thursday, Dec. 13! But you know we couldn’t leave it at that (we never can): Not only is Taylor unveiling her new video this week, but she’s premiering it on her 23rd birthday! AND to top that off, her “I Knew You Were Trouble.” video is her 23rd music video, like, EVER. (WHAT is Taylor’s life??) So, to properly celebrate, today we’re showing you some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of the video before it airs! You’re welcome.

Check out behind-the-scenes photos of Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.” video after the jump.

Now that we’ve all sufficiently caught our breath (just kidding, we’re still reaching for the paper bags to breath into — we keep them in a special drawer by our desks), please listen closely to the following information: Not only can you peek at behind-the-scenes photos from “I Knew You Were Trouble.” today, but this Wednesday, Dec. 12, Taylor will be chatting with MTV News’ Sway Calloway for an in-depth interview you can catch during MTV’s “The Big And Best of 2012” all-day live stream, where she’ll also exclusively premiere the video’s trailer. THAT means you’ll see Taylor Swift getting huggy with “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” star Reeve Carney (her “Trouble” love interest, who looks suspiciously like John Mayer, just sayin’) before anyone else. Didn’t we tell you this was gonna be a good week??

+ CHECK OUT BEHIND-THE-SCENES PHOTOS OF TAYLOR SWIFT’S “I KNEW YOU WERE TROUBLE.” VIDEO.

Don’t miss the premiere of “I Knew You Were Trouble.” during “MTV First: Taylor Swift,” airing on MTV December 13 at 4:40 p.m. ET.

“The Big & Best of 2012: A Year End Celebration Presented by T-Mobile” goes LIVE at 12 p.m. ET on 12/12/12. Watch at BigAndBestOf2012.com for eight hours of live performances from stars like Bruno Mars and Miguel, special editions of “RapFix Live” with Ma$e and A$AP Rocky, “Big Morning Buzz Live,” “MTV After Hours” with Norman Reedus, “You Oughta Know,” surprise guest appearances, prize giveaways and much much more!

Stick with MTV as we count down the Best of 2012, including the Best Songs of 2012, Live Performances, Movies and EDM Videos of the year.

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