Ellie Goulding inspired by Taylor Swift

Ellie Goulding inspired by Taylor Swift

Ellie Goulding has been inspired by Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' video.

The 'Love Me Like You Do' hitmaker played bazooka-wielding fighter Destructa X in the 25-year-old singer's record breaking music video, and said taking part in the action-packed clip has made her want to be "more kicka**" in her own videos.

She said: "It was a fun video to film - that bazooka was pretty heavy.

"It's funny as well because I'm so not like that character. But watch this space, I might be a bit more kicka** in my videos. It's given me a bit of inspiration. I like that whole 'Don't mess with me' vibe."

Last November, the 28-year-old star revealed she is currently working on her third studio album following the success of 'Lights' and 'Halcyon', but hasn't had a problem taking time out of her writing and recording process to make pals with 'Blank Space' singer Taylor, who she is "good friends" with after meeting on a UK talk show.

She told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "We met on the Jonathan Ross chat show. We're good friends and we have a similar sense of humour."