Since around February this year, for reasons we don't entirely understand, fans have been joking about giving Canadian pop queen Carly Rae Jepsen a sword. The sword meme began in January. As SPINreports, "a Tumblr post from the 'Sword Lesbian Opinions' account went viral with a deadpan text post connecting the 'Call Me Maybe' star to the lore of what otherwise seems like a fairly-archaic medieval weapon."
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Since the Tumblr post went viral, numerous photoshopped pics of the pop star holding a sword have surfaced on the Internet. Many fans have been petitioning for the singer to perform her hit song from her album E.MO.TION, "Cut to the Feeling" while holding the weapon in her hand, as the lyrics somehow connect with the idea.