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Travis Kelce wasn’t an intentional mastermind when it got here to capturing his shot with Taylor Swift — however he isn’t mad about it.
“I had no concept [we would cause such a frenzy]. However you possibly can’t inform me that anyone else did both,” Kelce, 33, mentioned on the Tuesday, October 3, episode of the “Chasin’ It With Chase Daniels & Trey Wingo” podcast in regards to the response to his rumored romance with the 33-year-old pop star. “However I can’t be mad at the way it’s all performed out both.”
Even hosts Daniels and Wingo — who claimed they “didn’t care” about Kelce’s relationship standing earlier within the episode — agreed wholeheartedly. “Nicely in case you are [upset] you’re an fool,” they joked.
Kelce first made a transfer on Swift in July through his personal podcast, “New Heights,” which he hosts with brother Jason Kelce. Whereas recapping his evening at her Kansas Metropolis Eras Tour cease, the athlete revealed he tried to provide Swift a DIY friendship bracelet along with his telephone quantity on it — however finally failed.
“She doesn’t meet anyone — or at the least she didn’t need to meet me, so I took it private,” he mentioned on the time. “However it was an unbelievable present. Kansas Metropolis confirmed out. … Everyone was wearing pink and purple, going loopy for her.”
In September, rumors swirled the pair had begun spending time collectively after Kelce invited Swift to look at him “rock the stage” at Arrowhead Stadium. Swift broke the web three days later when she confirmed up for his sport in opposition to the Chicago Bears. The singer was noticed cheering Travis on from his suite along with his family and friends — together with his mother, Donna Kelce — earlier than becoming a member of him and his teammates for a non-public get together to have a good time their win.
Shortly after her look at Arrowhead Stadium, Kelce’s jersey gross sales elevated by almost 400 %. One week later, 27 million viewers tuned in to look at Swift as soon as once more root for Kelce because the Chiefs took on the Jets — making it the most-watched Sunday program because the Tremendous Bowl aired in February.
Swift has benefitted from the eye as nicely. Her upcoming live performance movie, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, is reportedly on observe to rake in $100 million throughout its opening weekend. Her songs — alongside together with her Capital One commercials and promos for her film — have additionally been featured throughout Sunday Evening Soccer.
Whereas Travis has saved comparatively quiet about his relationship with Swift, the NFL star opened up about her attendance at his sport in opposition to the Bears throughout a September episode of “New Heights,” praising her for the “ballsy” transfer and noting that it was “hilarious” to see the response from gamers and followers alike.
“I simply thought it was superior that everyone within the suite had nothing however nice issues to say about her. The family and friends. She appeared wonderful … and on prime of that, the day went excellent for Chiefs followers. We script all of it, girls and gentleman,” he teased. “It was completely electrical.”
Swift, in the meantime, has but to talk publicly about Travis, however the Grammy winner plans on attending as lots of Travis’ video games as she will be able to as she gears up for the worldwide leg of her Eras Tour, a supply solely shared within the newest concern of Us Weekly. The insider additionally famous that the twosome are speaking “day-after-day” and having fun with attending to know one another.
For Swift, it’s necessary to do issues on her personal phrases. “Following her coronary heart comes naturally to Taylor, and she or he doesn’t take into consideration the results or the optics of [cheering him on],” a second supply advised Us. “She’s doing what she desires to do, and it’s a breath of recent air throughout.”