In case you had been questioning whether or not or not Taylor Swift would present as much as watch Travis Kelce play with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in the present day, it seems like she’s seemingly skipped the sport.
TMZ stories that Taylor “wasn’t about to fly to Minneapolis this weekend” to see Travis play, and wasn’t seen within the stands whereas the Chiefs began their sport towards the Vikings. That stated, broadcasters made a number of jokes and puns (sigh, ofc), with one particular person saying Travis was doing a “Swift stroll” when he walked onto the sector.
There’s been some backlash to the NFL’s excessive thirst on the subject of Taylor Swift protection, particularly after they modified their social media bio to reference Tay and confirmed clips of Taylor and her buddies all through final week’s Chiefs sport.
Even Travis vaguely known as out the NFL on his New Heights podcast with Jason Kelce, saying “I feel it’s enjoyable after they present who was on the sport. I feel it brings somewhat bit extra to the ambiance, brings somewhat bit extra to what you’re watching. However on the similar time I feel…they’re overdoing it somewhat bit for certain, particularly my scenario. I feel they’re simply attempting to have enjoyable with it.”
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In the meantime, the NFL launched a considerably salty assertion to Folks, saying “We ceaselessly change our bios and profile imagery primarily based on what’s occurring in and round our video games, in addition to culturally. The Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce information has been a pop cultural second we’ve leaned into in actual time, because it’s an intersection of sport and leisure, and we’ve seen an unbelievable quantity of positivity across the sport.”
In addition they famous, “The overwhelming majority of our content material has remained targeted on the sport, our gamers and number of different initiatives, together with our Toy Story Funday Soccer alt-cast, the worldwide video games and extra.”