UPDATE: 8 p.m. EDT — Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” performed within the stadium following the top of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ profitable streak. The misplaced to the Denver Broncos, 9-24.
Taylor Swift was not noticed within the stadium to cheer on Travis Kelce because the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish and his staff confronted the Denver Broncos for the second time this season.
Shortly after the sport began, announcers famous that Swift, 33, had not been seen at Empower Subject at Mile Excessive Stadium in Denver on Sunday, October 29.
A supply beforehand defined that the singer had no plans to be at each recreation. “Taylor doesn’t wish to be a distraction to Travis,” an insider completely instructed Us Weekly earlier this month. “She is aware of it’s not straightforward when she reveals as much as his video games. It’s a spectacle. She needs to assist him and strike a stability whereas, on the similar time, not be distracting to the staff.”
Regardless of her absence, the Grammy winner was nonetheless a subject of debate. The commentators went on to notice how Kelce’s efficiency had improved with Swift within the viewers. Swift made her first look at a Chiefs recreation on September 24, and the staff has been on a profitable streak ever since.
“Taylor was in attendance and it’s turning out it was good she was in attendance as a result of they put your stats up — when she’s on the recreation, when she isn’t on the recreation. I don’t know in the event you’re conscious of this,” Jason, 35, stated throughout the Wednesday, October 25, episode of the siblings’ podcast, referring to Swift’s presence on the October 22 recreation in opposition to the Los Angeles Chargers. Travis then responded, “How might I not concentrate on this?”
Jason subsequently referred to as out Travis’ stats, which went viral when CBS displayed them on air throughout the recreation. “When TSwift is on the recreation, you’re averaging 99 yards,” the Philadelphia Eagles heart famous. “And when you’re left with solely your pals and remaining household there, you’re at 46.5 yards a recreation.”
Travis in the end made gentle of the graphic, which featured a nod to Swift’s 2022 hit “Anti-Hero.” He quipped, “‘Left to his personal units.’ Nicely put.”
Swift has not but traveled for an away recreation, although she beforehand attended one when the Chiefs bested the New York Jets on October 1, making the brief journey to East Rutherford, New Jersey, from her dwelling in close by New York Metropolis.
Whereas Swift has solely watched 4 video games in particular person up to now, she has already seen Kelce tackle the Broncos this season. Earlier this month, she was within the stands at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas Metropolis, Missouri, when the Chiefs received their October 12 recreation in opposition to the Denver-based staff. Her interplay with Kelce’s father, Ed Kelce, throughout the match made headlines on the time, with Travis and his brother, Jason Kelce, later joking about it on their “New Heights” podcast.
“If you understand Dad like I do know Dad,” Travis stated throughout the October 18 episode, to which Jason replied, “He shouldn’t be speaking to Taylor Swift.”
Travis added that it was “terrifying” to think about Swift’s dialog together with his dad, quipping, “I really feel horrible for Taylor.”
Regardless of Travis’ hesitations about his father’s interactions with Swift, the pair appeared to hit it off. “I’ll inform you one thing very particular that I observed about Taylor the primary time I met her,” Ed instructed Individuals in an interview printed on Monday, October 23. “We’re sitting within the suite, she will get up and within the entrance room, she will get as much as go get a drink or one thing and she or he begins selecting up empty bottles, cans, plates which might be scattered round.”
The gesture left Ed with an amazing first impression of Swift. “As a result of within the suites all people will get stuff and also you empty it down wherever you’ll be able to,” he continued. “And I’m simply pondering, I don’t assume she received the diva memo. She didn’t get the spoiled musician. She doesn’t know the way to pull that off. And that actually, to me, stated a complete lot.”