Country music star Taylor Swift was photographed today on the sideline of the Notre Dame-Purdue college football game outside of Chicago in South Bend, Indiana.
I’ve been told by a source at Notre Dame that Swift was visiting her brother Austin, who is a freshman at the school. Swift was also joined by her mother Andrea.
Not exactly a shock that Swift could get a sideline pass to a Notre Dame football game for herself, her little brother and her mom - especially considering that Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly admitted last week, unsolicited, that he has some of Swift’s music on his iPod.
In an interview with WNDU-TV in South Bend, Kelly said:
Well, you have to understand going back, growing up, I’m going to have the music that I listened to when I was in high school and college and that’s Bruce Springsteen for me or, you know, those kinds of artists. And then you have to be in touch with what your kids are listening to, so we’ve got a little Taylor Swift on there. And then today with your players, what are they listening to? So we’ve got a little rap. So you know, I think in my position eclectic is probably the best word I could give you relative to music.
Actress Selena Gomez was also spotted on the same Notre Dame sideline on Saturday. Gomez, who stars in the television series Wizards of Waverly Place, is enrolled at nearby Northwestern University.