Taylor Swift’s path to global domination must be near completion. Sold out world tours, number one person on Instagram and this week she’s on the cover of another magazine, this time NME.
But her cover interview has revealed a side to Taylor that doesn’t normally get much air time, but has made her (if possible) even more endearing.
Don’t think that just because Taylor is one of the most successful people on the planet, she doesn’t have her own insecurities to worry about. Something she goes on to explain in the interview revealing how she sometimes feels like everyone is waiting for her to fail. But guess who she turns to when she’s feeling low? Yes, it’s mother Swift.
‘If you let your anxiety get the better of you, like everybody’s waiting for you to really mess up, then you’ll be done.
‘A lot of the time I call my mom and talk for a really long time, just to remind myself of all the things that are great and that matter.’
Continuing to explain that ‘It’s not about trying to be perfect. Not to try and sound like the good witch in The Wizard Of Oz, but I want to do good things with what I have. I don’t think my brain could cook up shocking things for the sake of being shocking.’
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She’s then asked about that MTV VMA twitter feud with Nicki Minaj, to which Taylor insisted she didn't want to talk about it, adding that she now likes to sort things out privately.
‘I send text messages now. If there seems to be some kind of misunderstanding, I go to someone's management, I get their number and I text them. It's an important lesson for anyone to learn in 2015.’
And that’s a life lesson from Taylor Swift that in this digital age, we could all take something from (Facebook over sharers, we’re looking at you).
And what about Kanye West? They’re on great terms now, obviously.
‘Me and Kanye are on such good terms now, six years later,’ she told the magazine. ‘It took a while... But I had to tell Beck this story earlier. I was at dinner with Kanye a week after the Grammys, he stops what he's saying and he goes, “What is this song? I need to listen to this every day.”
‘I said, “It's Beck, it's on an album called 'Morning Phase', I think you've heard of it…” We just burst out laughing. And he says, “Hey, sometimes I'm wrong.'"