As rumors continue to swirl regarding the potential romance between NFL star Travis Kelce and pop sensation Taylor Swift, the Kansas City Chiefs tight end has finally spoken out about the speculation surrounding their relationship.
ance on NFL+ with host Andrew Siciliano, Travis Kelce was questioned about the rumored connection with the renowned singer, specifically regarding reports that he had once tried to give her his phone number on a friendship bracelet at one of her concerts earlier this year. Siciliano noted that the topic of Taylor Swift seemed to be at the forefront of discussions and asked, “Did you really have your phone number ready on a friendship bracelet to give to Taylor?”
Travis Kelce, 33, appeared to confirm the reports, stating firmly, “I said what I said. And I meant what I said when I said it. And you know what, it is what it is.” However, he chose to maintain discretion regarding the details of their relationship, coyly stating, “I’m not gonna talk about my personal life.”
In a playful tone, the Kansas City Chiefs star addressed the media’s interest in the matter, saying, “I know what you writers wanna hear, and you wanna hear more about that, and I’m not gonna give you anything,” while humorously pointing a finger at the camera.
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Although Siciliano pressed for more information, asking if Taylor Swift had reached out to him, Travis Kelce remained tight-lipped, concluding the discussion with a succinct, “And that’s gonna wrap it up here,” effectively ending the interview.
The football player’s comments come in the wake of reports from The Messenger suggesting that “Taylor and Travis have been quietly hanging out.” An insider noted that she had seen him during a visit to New York City a few weeks ago.
Contrary to these rumors, sources who spoke to ET indicated that Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift are not officially an item, but feelings may be involved. According to one source, “Travis has been into Taylor for a while and definitely has a crush on her. He is a simple guy that is very funny, charismatic, chill, and loves playing football.”
Travis Kelce’s acknowledgment of his attempt to give Taylor Swift his phone number on a friendship bracelet came two months after he discussed the incident on the podcast “New Heights.” During the episode, he revealed his disappointment at not being able to hand her one of the bracelets he had made for her before one of her concerts during her Eras Tour at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. He humorously lamented, “I was a little butthurt I didn’t get to hand her one of the bracelets I made for her.”
Adding to the light-hearted banter, Travis Kelce’s brother, Jason Kelce, offered a humorous theory for Taylor Swift’s non-interaction that night: “She probably just hasn’t gotten over the Super Bowl yet,” Jason quipped. “She’s a big Eagles fan, so maybe she just made something up and didn’t want to talk to you,” completely ruiningTravis’ impetus to continue pursuing Taylor.