And my boys trip me up with their heads again, loving them

from Lorde – Tennis Court Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This could refer to how everyone wants a piece of Lorde’s fame. Even Lorde’s own friends are thinking hard on how to get the squeeze everything they can out of Lorde.

Lorde doesn’t hold this against them though, she still views them as her friends. She recognises that fame has the same effect on her, so how could she judge the people around her from doing falling into the same traps as her?

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