Dating sims, or relationship simulation role-playing games (RS-RPG), are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.

They are also sometimes put under the category of neoromance.

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The 59-year-old talk show host inserted herself into the bathtub scene, alongside the singer, and covered herself in jewels.

She spoofed the video, adding the 'deleted scenes' with the help of green screen technology. Nice try Tay Tay cos I got my hands on the original video and I'm going to share it with you for the first time,' she joked to the laughing crowd.

In the original European Commission video in June, a handsome male laboratory worker and images of killer heels and make-up are used to "lure" women into the science indsutry, which was quickly dismissed as "offensive" and "insulting".

The stars of the latest video - many of whom are currently working on Ph Ds in the psychology unit of the university - felt compelled to launch a comeback spoof version to get the message out there that girls are interested in other things besides make-up and boys.

Lindsay Lohan: I'm looking for a compatible mate who Lindsay Lohan: likes a night out on the town, Lindsay Lohan: as long as he or she is driving, of course, Lindsay Lohan: likes ankle monitoring Lindsay Lohan: bracelets, and doesn't have family Lindsay Lohan: members quick to issue restraining orders.

Lindsay Lohan: The perfect mate loves long Lindsay Lohan: walks on the beach, car chases on the Lindsay Lohan: PCH, antiquing, and uh passing out in Lindsay Lohan: Cadillac Escalades.

'Hey Tay Tay, I've got a question for you,' she pretends to ask the star in a phone call. Scarlett Kardashian, Cowboy Ellen and Twerking Ellen - whom she dubs her favourite - were other versions stood in the line up.

A group of female scientists at the University of Bristol have made a spoof video of themselves strutting around to the song 'I'm Sexy and I Know It' in response to a "really demeaning" video earlier this year, which tried (but seemingly failed) to attract more women to the male-dominated profession.

Dating sims such as Tokimeki Memorial often revolve almost entirely around relationship-building, usually featuring complex character interactions and branching dialogue trees, and often presenting the player's possible responses word-for-word as the player character would say them.

Dating sims such as Tokimeki Memorial, and some role-playing games with similar relationship based mechanics to the genre such as Persona, often give choices that have a different number of associated "mood points" which influence a player character's relationship and future conversations with a non-player character.

'I was in the original [cut of the video], because I'm part of her squad,' she told the audience. Ellen is seen sharing the pearl and diamond necklace-filled bath tub with the Shake It Off star. ' exclaimed Ellen.'Somebody's got a little attitude today, huh? At the end, Ellen inserts herself into the scene where Taylor is greeted by all her previous incarnations in front of a jet.