The Travis Kelceand Taylor Swift romantic whirlwind has overtaken the world. And I think it’s safe to say after the viral moment in Argentina where Swift swapped the words in “Karma” to highlight Kelce being in the audience, fans are thinking this relationship could be the endgame for the two lovebirds.
While many fans know Kelce was eager to meet Swift when her Eras Tour stopped at Arrowhead Stadium over the summer, Kelce could not shoot his shot that night. Fast forward to today, and Kelce has taught fans that being a little delusional and wishing for a relationship might pan out.
“There were definitely people she knew that knew who I was, in her corner (who said): Yo! Did you know he was coming? I had somebody playing Cupid.”
He said he heard that people in her camp were playing matchmaker from Swift once she contacted him directly.
“She told me exactly what was going on and how I got lucky enough to get her to reach out.”
After the Eras show, the two began chatting over the phone, which led us to the night in New York, where they hung out for the first time. (Swifties, you are all familiar with the paparazzi pictures.)
“When I met her in New York, we had already kind of been talking, so I knew we could have a nice dinner and, like, a conversation, and what goes from there will go from there.”
Clearly, the conversation was good that night, and the two started making more public appearances after their first meeting. From the NFL media frenzy of Swift attending Chiefs games to Kelce buying a house with increased security to Swift meeting Kelce’s family and vice versa, the two seem head over heels for each other.
As the two got to know each other more, it also appeared like mild fate when Kelce revealed that Taylor’s cousins were taking pictures in front of his locker in Arrowhead the night of her show.
“She’ll probably hate me for saying this, but…when she came to Arrowhead, they gave her the big locker room as a dressing room, and her little cousins were taking pictures…in front of my locker.”
While Kelce is used to living in the spotlight, Swift’s level of fame is a whole new experience, which comes with its own challenges when dating. Kelce notes that he is taking it in stride and learning how much she has to go through with the spotlight constantly on her.
“I’ve never dealt with it. But at the same time, I’m not running away from any of it…. The scrutiny she gets, how much she has a magnifying glass on her, every single day, paparazzi outside her house, outside every restaurant she goes to, after every flight she gets off, and she’s just living, enjoying life. When she acts like that, I better not be the one acting all strange.”
While having that much attention is a lot for someone, Swift takes it in stride and lives to the fullest. Kelce shares that his family has also enjoyed getting to know Swift, noting that he has “never dated anyone with that kind of aura about them.”
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As both Swift and Kelce have strong relationships with their families, the bonding point has highlighted that they have similar outlooks on life’s priorities, from keeping those family ties strong to finding what you love through your work.
“Everybody knows I’m a family guy. Her team is her family. Her family does a lot of stuff in terms of the tour, the marketing, being around, so I think she has a lot of those values as well, which is right up my alley.”
Other sources confirm that the two plan on having a blended family Christmas this holiday season, wasting no time in letting their parents meet and get to know each other, and setting aside time in both of their busy schedules to spend as much time with each other as possible.
I’m not sure about y’all, but it sounds like Swift has met her perfect match.