Followers longing for a repeat of the behind-the-porta-potty embrace heard ’around the world must wait a bit of bit longer. Although singer Taylor Swift was anticipated to attend Monday evening’s brother-against-brother recreation between the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles, these plans have been quashed by a change to her Eras Tour schedule. Sorry, man on the Chiefs. Taylor gained’t be coming straight house to you, in spite of everything.
Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones spilled the beans on Taylor’s earlier plans Friday, telling Wealthy Eisen that he was planning an outing with Swift and her boyfriend, Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce, after Monday’s recreation. That made sense: Swift’s Eras Tour schedule had her performing in
Rio De Janeiro on Sunday, however with a break till Friday, November 24, when she’d begin a three-show stint in São Paulo. Loads of time for a fast Brazil-to-Philly-to-Brazil whirlwind journey.
However on Friday evening, 23-year-old Ana Clara Benevides Machado died after collapsing at Swift’s present at Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos, an open-air stadium that reached temperatures over 102.4 levels Fahrenheit that day. Because the record-breaking warmth wave continued, Swift canceled her Saturday live performance for “the protection and properly being of my followers, fellow performers, and crew,” Swift mentioned through Instagram.
Time For Enjoyable, one of many organizers of Swift’s Rio reveals, announced on X (previously Twitter) that Swift’s present would as an alternative be held on Monday, making Swift’s presence at GEHA Subject at Arrowhead Stadium inconceivable.
Even with Swift on one other continent, there are nonetheless loads of causes the November 20 installment of Monday Night time Soccer stays notable. First is the brother-against-brother narrative of the sport: Donna and Ed Kelce’s son, Travis, is a decent finish for the Chiefs, whereas their different son, Jason, is a middle for the Eagles. For which son will they root? Whose colours will they put on?
And talking of fogeys, it had been beforehand reported that Taylor’s dad and mom, Andrea and Scott Swift, would attend the sport to fulfill Donna and Ed for the primary time. It’s unclear if these plans will change with their daughter nonetheless in Brazil, nevertheless it’s value noting that Scott is a longtime Eagles fan who solely just lately indicated any help for the Chiefs. If he nonetheless hits the sport, which aspect will he choose?
Lastly, there’s Travis’s efficiency to contemplate. Monday’s matchup, the primary time because the 2023 Tremendous Bowl that the brothers’ groups will meet, has analysts predicting a Chiefs win. However these predictions had been made when it was broadly anticipated that Swift can be within the stands—and is now well-known that Kelce’s efficiency considerably improves when she’s watching from the field. In different phrases, whereas all bets aren’t off for Monday’s recreation, maybe they need to be, given this new and doubtlessly book-breaking data.