Reba McEntire is an enormous fan of Taylor Swift, however she’s not too happy that the pop star stole her fantasy boyfriend, Travis Kelce.
“Oh, my gosh, I’m so mad at her as a result of I had a crush on him,” McEntire, 68, joked throughout a Tuesday, October 10, look on Right now. “Now I can’t have a crush anymore as a result of he’s courting her.”
The Voice coach mentioned the rumors of the romance between the singer, 33, and the soccer star, 34, positively caught her consideration.
“I used to be so devastated,” McEntire commented, referring to Kelce as her “boyfriend that cheated on” her.
The nation legend was not significantly upset, although — and actually has admired Swift for a few years.
“Let me simply inform you, I’m Taylor Swift’s largest fan,” McEntire advised Leisure Tonight in 2015. “I feel she is a good function mannequin, I feel she’s good as a tack, and I feel she is totally stunning. She carries herself so properly, says the correct factor on the proper time, she’s simply superb.”
Whereas some nation artists have criticized Swift for crossing over to pop music, McEntire is pleased with her success.
“I feel it’s fantastic,” McEntire added. “Why ought to nation music simply hold her to ourselves? She does have to be on all genres of music.”
McEntire has been in a gentle relationship with actor Rex Linn since 2020, however she famous that he’s not jealous of her crush on the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish.
“Isn’t that unhappy?” she joked.
McEntire, a soccer fan, was not shy about letting Linn, 66, know she appreciated Kelce.
“We have been watching him play as a result of I like the Chiefs and I like Patrick [Mahomes], and I’d say, ‘Oh, he’s so cute,’” she recalled.
Linn, who starred in CSI: Miami from 2002 to 2012, teased McEntire when Swift and Kelce have been romantically linked.
“‘Your boyfriend’s obtained one other girlfriend,’” McEntire recalled Linn saying. In response, she quipped, “Rub it in.”
McEntire and Linn are very assured of their relationship after first assembly in 1991 after which reuniting 29 years later whereas engaged on Younger Sheldon.
Their love connection started when Linn texted her, asking, ‘You’re coming to L.A.? Let’s have dinner.’”
McEntire mentioned his textual content made her understand she had robust emotions for him.
“I don’t know what it was about it,” McEntire remembered. “I wished to get in to see Rex so dangerous I may hardly stand it.” After that they had dinner, she mentioned, “We have been inseparable.”
McEntire just lately revealed that she almost ended her iconic music profession when mom, Jacqueline, died on March 14, 2020. She was 93.
Throughout her look on Right now, McEntire shared that Linn was the important thing to her coping together with her mother’s passing.
“When you’ve got anyone to share the grief with, when you’ve got anyone to share the enjoyable [and] the unhappy instances, it’s at all times so significantly better,” she mentioned. “And Rex is a really uplifting, optimistic man, and I like him with all my coronary heart.”