Taylor Swift is one of the most iconic singers of this generation, and the singer tends to celebrate and hold great value for friendships with ladies from the industry. Swift has always supported and empowered her friends throughout her career, and she has been friends with Lana Del Ray, Zoë Kravitz, Karlie Kross, Selena Gomez, and many more.
The Gorgeous singer is also friends with Blake Lively and the singer has been friends with her since 2015, and the two have shared a number of pictures together. However, the friendship between Lively and Swift did not have a smooth start, and it almost started a feud among the fans of the singer.
How did Blake Lively and Taylor Swift Become Friends?
Taylor Swift’s longest celebrity friendship is with Blake Lively and her husband Ryan Reynolds, as the two have supported the singer since her iconic 1989 era, but how did they become friends? In 2015, Blake Lively referenced the Lavender Haze singer in a now-deleted Instagram post which a number of A-Lister celebrities in a L’Oreal campaign, which Lively likened to the ‘Bad Blood’ music video.“sooo, turns out this WASN’T a video shoot for John Legend’s cover of Bad Blood.”
Blake Lively and Taylor Swift
This mischievous comparison was instantly met with criticism, as the Swifties jumped to the defense of the singer, as they felt that they have that Blake Lively bad-mouthed Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood music video. However, the Green Lantern actress quickly came forward to clear the misunderstanding and expressed her love and adoration for the singer, she said “Umm whoever thought I was throwin shade clearly doesn’t know I have a Taylor Swift Please Be My Wife Voo Doo Doll,” along with a picture of her young niece at one of Taylor’s concerts.
After this comment by The Shallows actress, the two soon began their friendship after a couple of months, when they spent a day off together at ‘Movie World’ in Queensland when the two were in the same town.
Their Friendship was Taken to a New Level by Blake Lively
Blake Lively and Taylor Swift formed a brief professional relationship, as Lively made her directorial debut in 2021 for the music video for Red (Taylor Swift’s) version song. However, the actress was not the first family member to work with Swift, she sampled James Reynolds’ voice at the beginning of the Reputation track, Gorgeous back in 2017.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
The friendship between Blake Lively and Taylor Swift is a real one, where they support each other both professionally and personally, as they have often praised each other’s talents and work ethics.