Patrick Mahomes Reacted To Taylor Swift Attending Travis Kelce's Game
But he wants them to have their “privacy” moving forward.
Things are looking up for Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce — and not just because he was filmed looking up (possibly in her direction) while on the sidelines at the Chiefs vs. Bears game on Sept. 24. After Swift attended Kelce’s game and sat with his mom in the family suite, she attended a private victory party for the team, where she met Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
“Yeah, I met her, she's really cool, good people,” Mahomes said in a press conference on Sept. 27. "But like Trav said, man, I'm going to let them have their privacy and just keep it moving.” (On a Sept. 27 episode of his New Heights podcast, Kelce emphasized how he wanted to keep his “personal life” private, especially considering how Swift avoids the media.)
Ahead of their post-game celebrations, Mahomes did have a viral moment with Swift. In a TikTok posted by ESPN, he was filmed waving up at the crowd — seemingly at Swift — while Kelce smiled. “The Taylor Swift effect,” ESPN captioned the video.
The Chiefs quarterback previously commented on Swift’s attendance at the Sept. 24 game. In a post-game interview on the field, Mahomes told a reporter, per Page Six, “I heard that she was in the house. I felt a little bit of pressure.”
He explained that he wanted to make sure Kelce looked good for the superstar. “I knew I had to get [the ball] to Trav. He does his own thing and just makes up a route and I throw it to him. I think he wanted to get in the end zone as much as all the Swifties wanted him to,” Mahomes — who just set a new standard for wingmen everywhere — added.
Kelce apparently told Mahomes that Swift would be coming to the game, but the QB didn’t quite believe him at first. “He told me at, like, the last minute. There are some things with Trav where he, kind of, just says it and you don’t know if it’s true or not,” Mahomes said, per Us Weekly. “Friday, he was just like, ‘Ah, yeah, I think she’s coming to the game … this weekend’ and moved about his business.”
On TikTok, a long-time Chiefs fan commented on Kelce’s vibe during the game. “I’ve been watching Travis Kelce play football on a weekly basis for years now. He is acting so shy right now,” he explained. “He is so reserved every time he makes a play. Normally, he’s a d*ckhead... and we love him.” Another fan commented, “I noticed this too oh my gosh he’s so smitten.”
Mahomes isn’t the only NFL player who seems to be on board this ‘ship. Jason Kelce, Travis’ brother, has previously spoken out about the rumors. On Sept. 20, Jason said that while he didn’t know “what’s happening with Travis’ love life,” he was rooting for the two of them. He told the WIP Morning Show, “Having said that, I think they’re doing great and I think it’s all 100 percent true.”
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