Travis Kelce ‘Blacked Out’ During ‘SNL’ Skit About Taylor Swift

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Travis Kelce had a “spectacular” time crashing the season 49 Saturday Night time Dwell premiere — even when he doesn’t completely keep in mind what he mentioned.

Through the Wednesday, October 18, episode of his “New Heights” podcast, Kelce, 34, recapped his whirlwind weekend with Taylor Swift in New York Metropolis. Each Swift, 33, and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs athlete made shock appearances on the Saturday, October 14, episode of the NBC sketch present, which was hosted by Pete Davidson. Swift launched musical visitor and buddy Ice Spice, whereas Kelce dropped in on the finish of a skit impressed by the NFL’s “Swift-mania.”

“I don’t even keep in mind what I mentioned, I blacked out,” he instructed brother Jason Kelce, who teased that Travis solely managed to get out “two traces” on TV. “As quickly as they cued to me, the complete place erupted, which was very overwhelming and I’m not even positive if I mentioned something.”

Travis beforehand hosted SNL after the Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles within the Tremendous Bowl earlier this 12 months, however that didn’t imply his nerves had absolutely subsided. “Everybody was like, ‘No, you killed it,’” he mentioned. “I watched it over and I nonetheless don’t actually know if I mentioned what I used to be purported to.”

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The sketch — which swiftly went viral — poked enjoyable on the NFL’s nonstop protection of Travis and the Grammy winner after she first appeared at certainly one of his video games in September. Swift has since supported her new flame at two extra Chiefs video games, most not too long ago on Thursday, October 12.

“It’s Week 7, and if any Taylor Swift followers are watching, the Chiefs recreation was Thursday. You simply missed her,” Kenan Thompson quipped in character as commentator Curt Menefee.

Fellow panelists — together with Mikey Day‘s Howie Lengthy — asserted that they might hold the NFL broadcast on subject regardless of the fixation on Swift’s relationship with Travis. “Hey, I’m simply glad it’s not Matty Healy,” forged member James Austin Johnson teased, referring to Swift’s temporary fling with The 1975’s frontman after her break up from Joe Alwyn.

“No matter it’s, I wish to say to Travis Kelce, from one Tremendous Bowl champion to a different, it is a method larger deal than the Tremendous Bowl,” costar Devon Walker added. “You can’t mess this up. That is very, very ‘Delicate!’”

The sketch later threw to Davidson, 29, who was decked out in Eras Tour merch whereas reporting from the sidelines of a soccer recreation. “Thus far, no signal of Blondie. I’m beginning to marvel why I’m even right here,” he joked.

On the finish of the phase, the presenters famous that they have been “going to talk with somebody who really desires to speak soccer” — with cameras chopping to Travis. “Sure, me!” the NFL professional mentioned.

Following the episode, Travis and Swift walked hand in hand on their technique to the afterparty. He gushed over the expertise on Wednesday, thanking SNL creator Lorne Michaels for his hospitality.

“We confirmed up at SNL with the concept of supporting Ice Spice, her and Taylor are buddies. I’ve all the time wished to fulfill Pete Davidson, been a fan of his for fairly some time … It was electrical to be again in that place,” Travis mentioned on the podcast. “There’s simply one thing about being in that room. … It was a star-studded again room. I’m not the one to throw round names, so I gained’t. Nevertheless it was superior.”