In a unique endorsement between music and sports, superstar singer/songwriter Taylor Swift, literally lends her voice a Twitter video featuring Simone Biles.
Reaching out to its narrator, Taylor Swift for her kind words, the world famous gymnast was touched by a new Olympic promo boasting her return to this weeks games after battling mental health issues.
In response to the emotional ad, which featured the Grammy winner detailing her admiration for the gymnast she calls a “hero.” Biles, 24, tweeted “I’m crying. how special. I love you @taylorswift13.”
“I cried watching YOU,” Swift, 31, replied to the 7-time Olympian medalist. “I feel so lucky to have gotten to watch you all these years, but this week was a lesson in emotional intelligence and resilience. We all learned from you. Thank you.”
Playing softly in the background as she praised Biles for prioritizing her mental health, the visual promo is Swift’s ballad “this is me trying.” In the Twitter video the multi-Grammy winner says “Her honesty as beautiful as the perfection that had long been her signature. But don’t you see? It still is. She’s perfectly human.” “Throughout the last week, her voice has been as significant as her talents.”
After missing five events during the 2020 Tokyo Games, Biles took home the bronze medal in the women’s balance beam final event Tuesday, her second consecutive bronze medal in the event.