He is a mastermind.
Taylor Swift knew more than a decade ago that someone like Travis Kelce would be her “end game.”
In a 2009 interview with Glamour, the 12-time Grammy winner described her ideal man as being similar to the Kansas City Chiefs star.
When asked if she felt the need to date a guy at her level of success, she replied, “It’s a question of confidence.”
“I wouldn’t want to be with someone who lets me make all the plans and has all the control.”
The “Blank Space” singer — who had only released her first two albums at the time — said, “It’s really natural for me to make plans, but I’d rather be with someone who has his own voice, passion and ambition. “
Swift also envisioned herself having a long-distance relationship where she would “fly to see him and take him places to see her.” [her],
“It feels like there would be more scheduling involved, and I already deal with a lot of scheduling in my life,” she explained.
“Of course, if I meet someone who’s worth it, I’ll probably stop thinking like this!”
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Clearly, she has found that special someone.
Since taking their romance public, Swift and Kelce, both 34, have spent time traveling between Missouri — where he lives in a new $6 million mansion he bought for added privacy — and New York City where The pop star lives.
The music superstar has also flown out to support her NFL boyfriend at several away games, including in Massachusetts against the New England Patriots and in Wisconsin against the Green Bay Packers.
Additionally, the tight end flew thousands of miles to see him perform at his second sold-out Eras Tour show in Buenos Aires, Argentina in November 2023.
As far as confidence goes, Kelce appears to be the complete package as he regularly praises Swift and refuses to hide their relationship despite the intense media coverage surrounding the pair.
After confirming romance rumors at the Chiefs’ game against the Chicago Bears on September 24, the athlete praised her for being “ballsy” and said she “looked amazing” on the next episode of the “New Heights” podcast. . ,
He added, “I thought it was awesome that everyone in the room – friends and family – had great things to say about her.”
She also had no problem joking that the “Anti-Hero” hitmaker put her “on the map” after the start of their relationship.
Kelce reportedly has no problem taking the lead either as a source claims to the US Sun that she has already booked luxurious hotels and fancy restaurants in France and Italy for the European leg of Swift’s tour later this year. Have booked.
“He wants to take her on romantic vacations to relax and explore those nice cities and European romantic spots together,” the insider said.
The “Lavender Haze” singer herself even praised how he basically stalked her in her TIME 2023 Person of the Year profile.
“It all started when Travis very lovingly introduced me on his podcast, which I thought was metal as hell,” she said.
In July 2023, the two-time Super Bowl champion revealed that he tried to give her his number at her Era’s Tour stop in Kansas City, Mo. — and failed.
“I was disappointed that she didn’t talk before or after her shows because she had to save her voice for the 44 songs she sang,” he recalled to “New Heights” at the time.
But Swift told TIME that they started hanging out shortly after.
She added, “So we actually had a lot of time together that no one knew about, which I’m grateful for, because we got a chance to get to know each other.”
He also explained why he and Kelce decided not to stay away from the spotlight.
“When you say a relationship is public, it means I will see him doing what he likes, we are showing off for each other, there are other people too and we don’t care,” she Said.
“The opposite is that you have to make extreme efforts to make sure that no one knows that you are seeing someone. And we are proud of each other.”