The worlds of pop music and sports intersected on Sunday at the Arrowhead Stadium. Renowned pop icon, Taylor Swift, was spotted in the suite, ardently cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs, especially one player in particular: Travis Kelce.
Interestingly, she was seated right beside Donna, Kelce's mother, adding fuel to the rumor mills. Throughout the week, speculations about a budding relationship between the "Love Story" singer and the Chiefs' star player have dominated headlines.
Swift’s presence at the game only intensifies these speculations.
Kelce Teases Swift on McAfee Show
Addressing the buzzing rumors on "The Pat McAfee Show," Kelce shared a candid moment regarding his interaction with Swift.
"Life’s full of surprises," he commented, playfully adding, "I told Taylor about how she rocks the Arrowhead stage. Now, she might just need to watch me light up that field. Let’s see who brings more energy!" His brother, Jason Kelce, in an interview with 94 WIP Philadelphia, admitted he's in the dark about Travis's personal life.
He said, "While I prefer not to dive into Travis’ personal affairs, if the rumors are true, I believe he’s handling it splendidly." The Messenger first broke the news, suggesting that the four-time first-team All-Pro player and the multi-platinum artist have been enjoying each other's company discreetly for a few weeks now.
An insider revealed, "They've met a couple of times. While it’s casual, Taylor finds Travis quite charismatic. Amidst the attention, Travis expressed his desire to keep seeing her." Earlier in July, on the "New Heights" podcast, Travis shared a missed opportunity to connect with Swift, mentioning a unique memento he intended to gift her.
"I had a friendship bracelet for Taylor, one that had my number," he reminisced, expressing disappointment at not being able to meet her post-show due to her rigorous singing commitments. It seems Travis has now bridged that gap.
As fans eagerly await to see if Swift makes another appearance at Arrowhead, NFL commentators might find it hard to resist dropping Swift puns during big plays. Given the media attention, it seems this budding romance is set to be one of the highlights of the season.