Attention! Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce are officially together, and not just a product of Swifties running wild at any and all Easter Eggs the singer dangles in front of her fans. The pair was spotted with their hands interlocked as they exited a car to go for an SNL after party which both Taylor and Travis were a part of. The images have sent Swifties and NFL fans into a meltdown shortly after the pictures hit the internet.
Who is Travis Kelce?
Travis Kelce plays for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League or NFL as the resident Tight-End. He was drafted in 2013, and has won 2 Super Bowls so far. He made headlines this year when he attended Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour concert at Arrowhead Stadium, before giving her a shoutout asking her to come see him at Arrowhead Stadium,
Later on, he admitted to fashioning a friendship bracelet for Taylor with his phone number on it but wasn’t able to give it to her. Shortly after, Taylor was photographed at the Chiefs Game, wearing Kelce’s numbered jersey merch and laughing and chatting with Travis’ mother. This was the start of the relationship.
Sparks Fly in NYC
While Taylor and Travis were spotted at a restaurant together with the Chiefs, with her arm draped around the football player. She was spotted leaving with him as well in his convertible after the game. But it was only recently the alleged romance was made official for all the world to see.
Kelce was photographed with Swift leaving a car to enter an event space for SNL, their hands interlocked. They looked extremely comfortable with one another, and according to witnesses and sources at the event, were spotted cuddling and kissing in the restaurant. Recently they were spotted again as Taylor donned a sheer top and black skirt while Travis wore a white denim set.
Taylor and Travis: Internet Verdicts
Swifties have taken to social media to express their sheer joy and excitement over the new couple. Multiple netizens have weighed in on the way Travis is treating her, vis-a-vis letting her shine, with a reference to her song Bejeweled.
Multiple Swifties claim that Travis knows he is with Taylor Swift and supports her instead of dulling her sparkle unlike her past relationship with Joe Alwyn who allegedly ‘kept her in the basement’ metaphorically.
This relationship has proven to be a source of extreme media coverage and speculation. While no reps for Taylor or Travis have commented on the relationship, let alone the singer and football player themselves, images of the couple clearly indicate their budding romance. Swifties continue to root for the couple, hoping it’s Taylor’s long awaited and much deserved happy ending.