Travis Kelce and his household are navigating a brand new degree of fame due to his romance with Taylor Swift — and it hasn’t been straightforward.
Kelce, 34, spoke candidly about his relationship with Swift, 33, in a WSJ. Magazine profile printed Monday, November 20, reflecting on how their high-profile love story started and the way he’s adjusted to the brighter limelight. “Everybody round me [is] telling me: ‘Don’t f—ok this up!’ And me sitting right here saying: ‘Yeah — acquired it,’” he quipped.
Kelce confessed that “the largest factor” he needed to do was “be certain that I don’t say something that might push Taylor away.” Even his mother, Donna Kelce, has discovered classes about being swept into the media frenzy.
Donna, 71, appeared on the Today present in October after chatting with Swift at two of her son’s Kansas City Chiefs video games. She tried taking part in it cool on the time, telling the morning present anchors that her focus was on the sphere.
“Seriously, , I need to watch my youngsters,” she mentioned, referring to Travis and Jason Kelce, who performs heart on the Philadelphia Eagles. When pressed concerning the interplay, Donna added that her time with Swift within the suite was “OK.”
According to the WSJ. Magazine profile, Donna wasn’t too happy with the way in which her “underwhelmed” feedback appeared on the morning present, however her son gave her a candy pep discuss. “[Travis], not wanting his mother to really feel unhealthy, instantly phoned her and guaranteed her that she did a brilliant job — including that her inexperienced eyeglasses appeared nice,” the article states.
While nonetheless not making an attempt to overstep, Donna made it clear to WSJ. that she approves. “I can inform you this. He’s happier than I’ve seen him in a very long time,” she mentioned. “God bless him, he shot for the celebrities!”
Since they had been first linked in September, practically three months after he attended The Eras Tour in Kansas City, Travis has shared tidbits about his relationship with Swift on his and Jason’s “New Heights” podcast and in varied press conferences. Earlier this month, he performed coy when requested whether or not he’s “in love” with Swift.
“I’m going to maintain my private relationship private,” he instructed reporters earlier than the Chiefs defeated the Miami Dolphins in Germany. (Swift didn’t journey for the abroad sport, as an alternative choosing a women evening in New York City with Patrick Mahomes‘ spouse, Brittany Mahomes.)
Both Travis and Jason, 36, are used to the NFL highlight, however adjusting to Swift’s degree of consideration has been eye-opening. “Obviously. I’ve by no means dated anybody with that sort of aura about them … I’ve by no means handled it,” Travis instructed WSJ. Magazine. “But on the similar time, I’m not working away from any of it.”
He added: “The scrutiny she will get, how a lot she has a magnifying glass on her, each single day, paparazzi exterior her home, exterior each restaurant she goes to, after each flight she will get off, and he or she’s simply residing, having fun with life. When she acts like that, I higher not be the one appearing all unusual.”