In a riveting episode of the "New Heights" podcast, NFL star Travis Kelce shared an entertaining anecdote about his brother, Jason Kelce's shirtless escapades, which amusingly coincided with meeting pop icon Taylor Swift during the electrifying Chiefs-Bills game on Sunday.
The Philadelphia Eagles center, Jason Kelce, humorously recounted to his brother Travis that his wife, Kylie, had insisted he be on his best behavior for their first encounter with Taylor Swift, the renowned "Karma" singer.
Jason amusingly recalled an instance of his own unpredictable charm, "‘Kylie, the first day I met you I was blacked out drunk and fell asleep at the bar,'" adding, "This is part of the Jason Kelce charm." The Chiefs tight end, Travis, playfully remarked that Jason might have made the "worst" first impression.
However, Swift's reaction was surprisingly positive. Travis revealed, “Well, Tay said she absolutely loved you,” indicating that Swift, 34, thoroughly enjoyed Jason's uninhibited spirit. In fact, she seemed to encourage his spontaneous antics throughout the game.
Swift's Delight, Family Humor
Inside the VIP suite, a viral video captured a stunned yet amused Swift high-fiving a shirtless Jason, 36, as he confidently strode through. Swift appeared genuinely shocked but delighted, her expression speaking volumes about the unexpected but entertaining encounter.
While Swift seemed all in for Jason's playful antics, his wife Kylie's reaction was a mix of amusement and mild exasperation as she attempted to coax her husband back inside. Outside the suite, in a heartwarming moment, Jason lifted two young girls, including 8-year-old Elle Piazza, to meet Swift.
Elle later described the encounter on the "Today" show as "amazing," a sentiment echoed by her mother, Jessica, who noted her daughter's overwhelming happiness and tears of joy. The story took another amusing turn when Jason shared a text message from a family member about the reaction of his middle child, Wyatt, 4, to his shirtless moment, "‘Ellie said ‘Dad's boobs are showing!’.
” This humorous family feedback underscores the light-hearted nature of the incident. Jason, a father of three, including Bennett, 10 months, and Elliotte, 2, continues to charm fans with his unscripted and genuine personality, both on and off the field.
His interaction with Swift at the game has not only provided a memorable moment for the attendees but also for the countless fans who relished this unique celebrity interaction.