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Taylor Swift’s Unyielding Response to Travis Kelce Joke Steals Golden Globes Spotlight

In a surprising turn of events at the 2024 Golden Globes, comedian Jo Koy found himself on the receiving end of Taylor Swift’s unamused glare. The 52-year-old host attempted to inject humor […]

In a surprising turn of events at the 2024 Golden Globes, comedian Jo Koy found himself on the receiving end of Taylor Swift’s unamused glare.

The 52-year-old host attempted to inject humor into the evening by poking fun at the media coverage surrounding Swift’s appearances at NFL games, particularly those featuring her boyfriend, Travis Kelce.

Early in the show, Koy quipped, “The big difference between the Golden Globes and the NFL? We have fewer camera shots of Taylor Swift.”

The camera swiftly zoomed in on the “Cruel Summer” singer, who responded with a deadpan expression, making it clear that the joke didn’t land as intended.

Swift, 34, didn’t crack a smile, choosing instead to take a sip of her drink, and fans were quick to express their disapproval online. Swifties took to various platforms to criticize Koy’s poorly-received attempt at humor, with one user emphasizing, “Taylor Swift was NOT happy w this joke. Leave her alone plz.”

Another user labeled Koy’s quip as a “failed” joke, while someone else humorously remarked, “if THE Taylor Swift ever reacted like this to one of my jokes, I would throw myself off a very tall something.”

Fans empathized with Swift, with one user noting, “Taylor Swift being unamused by Jo Koy, she’s really just like us!”

Even Swift’s date for the evening, Keleigh Teller, seemed visibly annoyed by Koy’s comment, as a zoomed-in video captured her seemingly saying, “too much,” after the failed joke.

Fans echoed her sentiments, with one user commenting, “glad I’m not the only one who was cringing during the ‘jokes.'”

Criticism extended beyond fans as one person added, “This host is horrible, and that joke was 100% uncalled for.”

It appears Koy may have missed Swift’s recent cover story as TIME’s Person of the Year, where she revealed her lack of awareness regarding the frequency of her on-screen appearances during Kelce’s games.

Despite the awkward moment, Swift, known for her ability to shake off criticism, is likely to rise above this latest incident.

As her cover story suggests, she won’t let any well-intentioned or poorly executed jokes dampen her spirits, proving once again that she’s unswayed by the opinions of dads, Brads, or Chads!