The day after her record-breaking night at the Grammys, Taylor Swift’s beau Travis Kelce gushed about the pop icon’s talent and soaring career while promising to match her big win when the Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49ers at Sunday’s Super Bowl.
“She’s unbelievable,” Kelce told a reporter when asked about Swift’s album of the year win for Midnights at a Feb. 5 press conference. “She’s re-writing the history books herself, and I told her I’d have to hold up my end of the bargain and come home with some hardware, too.”
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Kelce also told the gathered press that he’s already heard a bit of this year’s most-anticipated record. Fielding another question about Swift’s forthcoming release, The Tortured Poets Department, which the singer announced in her speech after taking the Grammy for best pop vocal album on Sunday, the tight end smirked, but revealed little about what fans can expect.
“I have heard some of it, yes, and it’s unbelievable. I can’t wait for her to shake up the world when it finally drops,” Kelce said of the album, which is set for release on April 19. But he kept mum on any further details. “I can’t give you anything. I leave that up to her.”
Kelce and Swift’s relationship began in September with a date in New York — quickly setting off swirling rumors about the budding relationship among both of their fanbases. Swift was soon spotted at a Chiefs game, where she sat in a box with Kelce’s family. The relationship has flourished over the NFL season, and Swift, busy with her record-smashing Eras tour, has frequently been spotted attending his games. The relationship has played out in public and Kelce has discussed Swift during interviews and on his New Heights podcast.
On Monday, Kelce said that he’s been happy to see some unity among the Swifties, as her devoted fans have been dubbed, and his team’s base.
“Taylor has an unbelievable fanbase that follows her and supports her throughout her life, he said. “And it’s been fun to, kind of, gather the Swifties in the Chiefs Kingdom and open them up to the football world.”
Heading into the Grammys, Kelce had explained that he wouldn’t be attending because he had Super Bowl prep. “I wish I could go support Taylor at the Grammys, and watch her win every single award that she’s nominated for,” he said. “I got practice Saturday, but Sunday is a travel day, unfortunately I have to get ready for this big ole Super Bowl that we got in a week.”
Watch Kelce speak at Monday’s press conference, below:
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