Wednesday, October 7, 2015

If I were famous, I'd probably be Taylor Swift

I've often thought about -- or rather dreamed about -- what it would be like to be famous. How great would it feel to be a household name and have all the benefits that come along with it? I can just imagine the money, parties, working with other famous people, etc.

Of course, there is a downside to all of this. I don't think I would enjoy having people know all my business ... or just think they do.  And while I would enjoy public celebrations of my success, I don't think I'd care much for a spotlight on my failures and mistakes.

If I was famous, however, I think I would be a lot like Taylor Swift. Here's why ...

She's generous, always giving money to people and causes in need. 
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I try to give as often as I can when funds allow.

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She's an unabashed cat lady.

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Have you seen my Instagram feed?
It's 50 percent cats, and the rest is books, beer, quotes, and selfies.
 
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She always looks like she's having a blast.
From her Instagram posts to dancing at awards shows, she is loving life.  
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Apparently, this is similar to how a lot of people view me via my social media posts.
Fortunately, there don't appear to be any gifs of me dancing out there.

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She knows the importance of having a tight circle of friends.
I adore all the people featured in her "Bad Blood" video.
They truly seem to be her tribe. 
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I randomly put my friends in the books I write. Same thing, right?

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She is a bit boycrazy.  Check out her dating resume.  I mean, she briefly dated my all-time favorite, Jake Gyllenhaal, so clearly she has pretty good taste.  
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I haven't dated nearly as much, but if I had gotten every guy I'd ever liked, my list would be long. 

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Many of her songs are about someone who broke her heart.
That's not unusual (most songwriters do this), but she catches a lot of flak for it.
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I have written a lot of poetry in this theme, but mine earned me laughs and ridicule not money.
I still have a lot of my poems in a book somewhere. Maybe I'll share them someday.

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Clearly, Taylor Swift is my spirit animal.

And did I mention that I'm seeing her tomorrow night?



I splurged a bit on a solo ticket and while it's in the third level, I know it'll still be fun. I cannot wait to do my best Taylor dance impression.

P.S.  When she performs "Shake It Off," I will absolutely be thinking of my blogger co-stars from our TSwift lip sync video.



What celebrity do you relate to?


2 comments:

  1. She's definitely a good one to relate to! I don't follow celebrities too much so I can't pick, but I think if there was anyone that I was intrigued by, it would be her!

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  2. I didn't realize all of those relationships were so short-lived! How funny.

    I like T Swift. She seems like an awesome girl. I definitely don't know who I would relate to most. I mean, I guess I could say Jennifer Lawrence because I trip a lot and usually in very public places? ;-)

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