Donna Kelce Opens Up on Travis Kelce’s Relationship with Taylor Swift: “He Likes Attention”
In a recent interview with Good Morning America, Donna Kelce, the mother of Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce, shared her perspective on her son’s blossoming romance with Taylor Swift.
The 71-year-old, known for her candid remarks, provided insights into how Travis is handling the newfound spotlight on his relationship.
Embracing the Fame: Travis Kelce’s Stance on Public Attention
Speaking on the ABC program, Donna expressed her views on Travis embracing the attention that comes with dating the global pop sensation. She acknowledged that Travis, 34, appreciates the limelight, stating, “He likes attention, so as long as he can handle it, I don’t have any problems with it.”
Donna emphasized that the celebrity status of Taylor Swift adds an extra layer to the attention, but Travis is navigating it with enthusiasm.
Monetizing the Relationship: Travis Kelce’s Trademark Filings
Beyond embracing the attention, Travis Kelce has been proactive in monetizing his relationship with Taylor Swift. He recently filed five new trademarks, including his name, Instagram handle ‘Killlatrav,’ catchphrase ‘Alright Nah,’ a reference to his jersey number ‘Flight 87,’ and ‘Kelce’s Krunch.’ These trademarks span various purposes, from pins and posters to clothing and even a cereal.
Purposeful Trademarks: From Jewelry to Cereal
The trademarks, according to filings, indicate Kelce’s intention to use them for jewelry, including label pins. The ‘Killatrav’ filing is specifically for jewelry, while ‘Alright Nah’ and ‘Flight 87’ tie to well-known aspects of Kelce’s public persona.
‘Kelce’s Krunch’ refers to the limited edition cereal he launched last year, part of his endorsement deal with Hy-Vee, with some proceeds benefiting his foundation, ’87 & Running.’
A Relationship in the Public Eye: Taylor Swift Supporting Travis Kelce
The romantic involvement between Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift has garnered significant public attention, with Taylor seen cheering for her football beau at Chiefs games.
The 12-time Grammy Award winner has made appearances at multiple games this season, sitting alongside Travis’s parents, Donna and Ed. The couple’s relationship has become a focal point in the media, drawing attention from fans and celebrities alike.
Donna Kelce’s Previous Remarks: Navigating Questions About Taylor Swift
This isn’t the first time Donna Kelce has shared her thoughts on her son’s relationship on morning television.
During an appearance on the Today show on October 6, Donna seemed reserved when questioned about meeting Taylor Swift. While emphasizing that it’s Travis’s personal life, Donna’s lukewarm response hinted at a more subdued perspective on the high-profile relationship.