10 Interesting Facts About Taylor Swift’s Diet

Because she has one of the best-known faces in the world, you might think Taylor Swift would be all about the trendy diets and obscure eating habits that seem to consume the rest of Hollywood.

But that’s not the case. The 28-year-old, who consistently packs stadiums around the world, takes a sensible, balanced approach to eating.

“Taylor seems to have a very healthy approach to food — her diet is varied, she enjoys her food, and she pays attention to her body’s hunger and satiety cues,” says Allison Childress, PhD, RDN, an assistant professor in the department of nutritional sciences at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

Here are 10 things to know about the pop megastar’s eating habits.

1. She’s All About Balance When It Comes to Eating

According to PopSugar, Swift sticks to salads, healthy sandwiches, and yogurt during the week. She’ll cut herself some slack on the weekends by indulging with some of her favorite foods, which include cheeseburgers and dessert.

2. She Drinks Water Regularly — and a Lot of It

“I have so much water in my dressing room — because I drink, like, 10 bottles of water a day,” she told Bon Appétit in 2012.

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3. She Starts Her Day With a Glass of Orange Juice

Also according to Bon Appétit, Swift has a glass of OJ every morning with breakfast. But Dr. Childress says to think twice before adopting this habit. “Juice contains a lot of sugar,” she says. “The sugar-to-nutrient ratio is high, meaning there are a lot of calories for relatively few nutrients.” Childress suggests reaching for a whole orange instead so you don’t miss out on fiber, which is lost during the juicing process.

4. Hummus Is One of Her Favorite Snacks

Another food Swift can’t live without? Hummus. She told Vogue that the fiber-and-protein-packed dip is stocked in her fridge at all times. Childress says that’s a great choice. “It’s high in protein and several vitamins and minerals, such as manganese, folate, magnesium, and iron,” she says. But she warns not to go overboard. “Hummus still contains calories, and so do the foods we eat hummus with,” Childress says. “If we aren’t careful, our hummus snack can pack a meal-size calorie punch.” To keep things on the lighter side, choose carrots, slices of bell pepper, or celery instead of crackers, pretzels, and chips.

5. Swift Is a Starbucks Fanatic

One of Swift’s favorite accessories? A Starbucks cup. (Exhibits A, B, and C.) She reportedly told Lucky magazine in 2014: “Coffee’s a big part of my life. Skinny caramel lattes are a daily thing that I get excited about and I never stop being excited about.”

Coffee offers a jolt of energy, of course, but there’s more to it: The buzzy beverage has been shown to possibly reduce the risk of diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. That said, flavored and sweetened coffees tend to be packed with tons of calories and sugar. A study published in Preventing Chronic Disease found that more than 60 percent of Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts customers involved in their study purchased a drink that accounted for more than 10 percent of their daily calories, which the researchers note can lead to weight gain over time.

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6. The “Bad Blood” Singer Definitely Has a Sweet Tooth

And many of the treats she eats are homemade. “I bake pumpkin bread for everyone I know, and make ginger molasses cookies and hot chocolate and chai,” she told Bon Appétit. Among her favorite things to make are Chai Sugar Cookies With Eggnog Ice Cream. She told Bon Appétit she also keeps cookie dough or a tub of cinnamon rolls on hand, just in case there aren’t any fresh baked goods available when a sweets craving strikes.

7. She’s Turned to Chia Seeds to Help With Weight Loss

According to Business Insider, Swift has used the gray seeds to stay slim. Childress says chia seeds have a reputation for being one of the healthiest foods on the planet. “They pack a powerful nutrient punch without containing a lot of calories,” she says, adding that they’re high in fiber, protein, healthy fats, calcium, manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus, and contain only 107 calories per 2 tablespoon serving, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Radar Online reported in 2015 that Swift adds chia seeds to her smoothies. Childress says you can also sprinkle them on top of yogurt, oatmeal, ice cream, and even savory foods like rice and veggies.

8. She Loves Protein-Packed Eggs

Swift’s go-to breakfast is “buckwheat crepes with ham, Parmesan cheese, and a fried egg on top,” the “Delicate” singer told Bon Appétit. Childress says this meal offers a great start to the day. “It’s high in protein, which will help keep her fuller longer, and it contains some carbs for a quick morning pick-me-up,” she says, though she suggests adding a serving of fruit to round out the meal.

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9. Firing Up the Grill Is One of Her Favorite Cooking Methods

What’s on the menu? “I love to make burgers, grilled chicken with different marinades, garlic green beans, carrots and broccoli,” she told Bon Appétit. Childress recommends stealing Swift’s love of herbs and spices as they’re “a great very low calorie way to flavor foods,” Childress says.

10. One of Her Favorite Foods Is Chicken Tenders

She admitted in a Vogue video that if calories didn’t count, she’d eat chicken and fried food every day. Clearly, Swift is mindful enough of nutrition and calories to hold back. Have similar cravings? Try baking chicken with panko breadcrumbs for a lower-calorie, lower-fat alternative, Childress suggests.

In the lyrics of her much-analysed new revenge single “Look What You Made Me Do”, Taylor Swift sings that she “got harder in the nick of time”.

If you think she means she had to toughen up after intense feuds with Kanye West and Katy Perry, or her break-ups with Calvin Harris and Tom Hiddleston, sorry, but you’re wrong – it turns out she’s talking about her ripped body.

I know this because as I write I can still feel the burn in my thighs from a class at Body By Simone, Taylor’s favourite workout – she’s regularly seen arriving at the studio’s non-descript building in Chelsea on Manhattan’s lower west side.

When I showed up for my first session recently, the hour-long Full Body class, I recognised the façade from paparazzi photos of Taylor, but sadly there wasn’t a black SUV parked out the front to indicate I’d be getting my sweat on with Swift.

There were, however, two young women in the class that could easily blend in to Swift’s squad – leggy, high cheekbone-d types I’m pretty sure I heard congratulate each other on getting picked for this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

I could have felt intimidated, but there were plenty of non-model looking gals like myself in the bright, mirrored studio, and a quote on the wall put any nerves at ease:

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.”

I’m not sure that’s 100% correct, but it was enough to stop me feigning an emergency and fleeing the studio.

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Body By Simone was founded by Australian Simone De La Rue, a personal trainer and former Broadway dancer.

Many A-listers including Reese Witherspoon, Naomi Watts and Chrissy Teigen swear by her technique, and shortly after a buzzing, smiling instructor greeted the class and pressed play on the music, I discovered why.

Simone de la Rue with Reese Witherspoon. Image: Reese Witherspoon Instagram

The Full Body class is best described as a mash-up of Body Attack and Pilates.

It started off with a high-energy track to warm up – lots of jumping jacks, kicking our heels to our butts and moving forward and back across the room as a group.

As a generally uncoordinated person I struggled to follow the footsteps, but remembering that inspiring quote on the wall, I just focused on moving to get my blood pumping without obsessing over getting my feet right.

Another track involved wearing wrist weights to do overhead shoulder presses, arm circles, dumbbell rows (without dumbbells) and tricep moves. At first it felt easier not having to hold onto weights, but by the end my biceps were jelly.

After a few more Body Attack-style sets, during which Kanye West’s “Power” came on – Taylor would not approve – the last couple of tracks were Pilates-focused.

Getting down on our mats, we did three excruciating rounds of leg lifts on each side before finishing with ab work.

Laying on our backs, we held a ball between our knees for bridge squeezes, then placed it between our feet and kept our legs high in the air and reached towards it.

When a second Kanye track, “Gold Digger” started blaring, I was glad Taylor wasn’t there to suffer that awkwardness – as if the workout isn’t hard enough already!

At the end of the hour I was sweaty and puffed from the cardio, and my arm, core, thigh and butt muscles ached like they hadn’t in a long time.

Taylor would have loved it, except for the Kanye West soundtrack – I think it’s safe to assume she probably brings her own enemy-free playlist to class.

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Taylor Swift: Miss Americana Is an Intriguing But Incomplete Sketch of an Icon in Transition

Taylor Swift hasn’t been to a Grammys ceremony since 2016, when—at 26—she took home three trophies, including her second Album of the Year for the multi-platinum 1989. But the awards loom large in Taylor Swift: Miss Americana, the much-anticipated documentary (which premiered last week at Sundance and will hit Netflix on Friday, Jan. 31) that traces her life in the years that followed. One of the film’s most revealing vignettes takes place in late 2017, when Swift learns that 1989’s divisive follow-up, Reputation, has failed to earn a single nomination in any of the Grammys’ major categories. “This is fine,” she declares into her phone, studiously calm but also palpably hurt. “I need to make a better record.”

There’s a lot going on in that reaction. Like most superstars, Swift doesn’t need the Grammys nearly as much as they need her. So she could have shrugged off her snub. After all, it’s not like the Recording Academy is known for its consistent good taste. (The same year Reputation was passed over for AOTY consideration, Bruno Mars’ bland 24K Magic beat out far superior albums by Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Jay-Z and Lorde.) Or she could’ve gone to the opposite extreme, raging against her exclusion from an honor to which she, as one of the most successful pop musicians in the world, felt entitled. Instead—ever beholden to the opinions of others—she accepts the outcome as a valid criticism of her latest album. At this point in her career, Swift is still striving for the approval she sought as a teenage country prodigy. “My entire moral code is a need to be thought of as good,” she admits early in the film. The cursory, unfocused, overly stage-managed but occasionally fascinating Miss Americana is, more than anything else, the story of how a pop star stopped worrying and learned to speak her mind.

Directed by Lana Wilson, a filmmaker best known for such dead-serious fare as the acclaimed 2013 documentary After Tiller, about late-term abortion providers, the movie is a bit of a hodgepodge. Interviews that read as intimate but don’t always provide new insight into Swift’s experience sit alongside performance footage and frustratingly short clips of casual hangouts with friends and family. A scene in which she, her beloved mom Andrea and Andrea’s giant dog endure turbulence at mealtime on an airplane is pure physical comedy. (Pets, particularly Swift’s cats, get a lot of screen time in the doc.) In the studio, we watch her bang out hits from last year’s swooning comeback album Lover with a pro’s finesse and the infectious glee of a musician who savors the songwriting process. The result is less a cohesive story than a patchwork of mismatched topics and situations that Wilson attempts to sew together with threads of an extremely public, ever-intensifying Taylor Swift narrative.

Those lucky few who don’t do social media or follow celebrity news might not realize that the singer had a rocky few years immediately after 1989’s triumph—by the standards of an industry juggernaut who never stopped selling out stadiums or releasing hit records, at least. April 2016 brought Kanye West’s “Famous,” on which the rapper muses, “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/Why? I made that bitch famous” (a reference to that time, seven years earlier, when he’d humiliated both Swift and himself by interrupting her MTV VMAs acceptance speech to protest that “Beyoncé has one of the best videos of all time”). The conflict escalated on social media. Meanwhile, during the all-important 2016 presidential election, Swift declined to endorse either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, in a move that was widely perceived as self-serving.

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This well-documented drama is rehashed at a length that feels excessive in a film that runs less than 90 minutes. Wilson digs up what feels like every single snarky blog post, nasty hashtag and invasive, if also somewhat inane, red-carpet interview. Swift frames the VMAs incident, which happened when she was 19, as a formative trauma. Wilson’s aim is clearly to contrast the singer’s nearly lifelong identity as America’s sweetheart—a rise recounted in montages that follow her rise from tween Nashville newbie to teen country phenom to 20-something pop eminence—with a period in which she increasingly found herself in the cultural crosshairs, tarred as a liar, a selfish careerist, a privileged white woman eager to paint herself as a victim.

As Swift—who, to her credit, comes across as intelligent, articulate, genuine and self-critical offstage—points out in Miss Americana, it’s become impossible for her to do anything without inviting the accusation that everything she does is calculated. Reputation, an attempt to hit back at the haters and in all likelihood regain control of the narrative by authoring her own cartoonish, self-deprecating villain edit, was a case in point. Especially with that history in mind, Wilson’s effort to recount how her subject became the brave, new, outspoken Taylor is undermined by the fact that she’s allowed to sidestep some obvious questions: What’s going on with Swift and her boyfriend Joe Alwyn? What factored into her decision to appear in the critically maligned Cats? How does she parse the complicated racial and gender politics underlying her feud with Kanye? Why did it take her so long to denounce the white supremacists who notoriously made her their patron saint, dubbing Swift an “Aryan goddess”?

The film does address why Swift stayed mum on such mainstream political debates as the 2016 election, during which everyone from the lowliest reality TV stars to Beyoncé and Oprah entered the fray. Convinced that no one wanted to hear the opinions of a young entertainer and cowed by the example of the Dixie Chicks, who alienated conservative country listeners by vocally opposing the Iraq War, she followed her team’s advice to keep her views to herself. As she tells it, facing down a DJ who groped her, in a high-profile sexual assault case that she won, was what convinced her speak out in defense of her beliefs. Wilson captures her ranting, in her own enviably eloquent way, in support of the Violence Against Women Act. Miss Americana culminates in a thrilling scene where she faces down a cabal of middle-aged white guys—including her father—who don’t want her to come out against right-wing Tennessee Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn in the 2018 midterms (who would win a narrow victory despite Swift’s efforts). She does it anyway, fans, managers and relatives who disagree be damned. Because, Swift insists, the election is a matter of “right and wrong.” Finally, it seems the old, good-girl Taylor really is dead.

This isn’t the only moment in the film that reveals more about Swift’s personality, struggles and state of mind than so many reflections on getting heckled by Kanye. In another moving scene, she speaks for the first time about an eating disorder that for many years had her scrutinizing the way her body looked in every poorly composed paparazzi photo and starving to fit into a size 00. Are these “calculated” disclosures? The long list of glaring omissions—as well as Wilson’s reticence to investigate how this political awakening has affected her daily life offstage and outside the boardroom—make it hard to argue otherwise. Yet they do come across as genuine. With a more elegant, purposeful structure or at least more time to explore her toughest choices, Miss Americana might have given fans a satisfying portrait of the real Taylor Swift. As is, it’s more like a sketch. And that’s a shame. After an album as bright and vivid as Lover, I can’t imagine I was the only one hoping for more color.

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Taylor Swift has experienced a lot in her first 29 years, and she’s ready to share some words of wisdom with her beloved fans.

In a new Elle magazine essay titled “30 Things I Learned Before Turning 30,” the singer reflects on her life thus far and shares some of the most powerful lessons she’s learned, explaining how they’ve informed the person she is today. (Swift turns 30 on Dec. 13.)

Swift’s life lessons are totally relatable.Ben Hassett/Elle

The piece is filled with inspiring nuggets of wisdom that range from the somewhat trivial (like how Swift has learned to make a mean cocktail and a tasty meal) to the more inspiring (like how she’s learned to handle serious family illness with grace). Along the way, the “Look What You Made Me Do” songstress shares some pretty relatable lessons about body image and beauty in general.

For instance, being in the public eye has certainly taught Swift a thing or two about the need to feel validation on social media.

“Social media can be great, but it can also inundate your brain with images of what you aren’t, how you’re failing, or who is in a cooler locale than you at any given moment. One thing I do to lessen this weird insecurity laser beam is to turn off comments. Yes, I keep comments off on my posts. That way, I’m showing my friends and fans updates on my life, but I’m training my brain to not need the validation of someone telling me that I look 🔥🔥🔥,” she wrote.

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For Swift, turning off the comments has been a game changer.

“I think it’s healthy for your self-esteem to need less internet praise to appease it, especially when three comments down you could unwittingly see someone telling you that you look like a weasel that got hit by a truck and stitched back together by a drunk taxidermist. An actual comment I received once,” she shared.

At the same time, the 29-year-old has also learned to calm her inner critic and has worked on loving her body, no matter the size: “I learned to stop hating every ounce of fat on my body. I worked hard to retrain my brain that a little extra weight means curves, shinier hair, and more energy. I think a lot of us push the boundaries of dieting, but taking it too far can be really dangerous. There is no quick fix. I work on accepting my body every day.”

Swift turns 30 later this year.Ben Hassett/Elle

Swift also acknowledges the fact that women, in particular, face an unrealistic amount of pressure to look young at all times, and gives a shout out to actress Jameela Jamil for fighting back against traditional societal views of beauty.

“I’ve learned that society is constantly sending very loud messages to women that exhibiting the physical signs of aging is the worst thing that can happen to us. These messages tell women that we aren’t allowed to age. It’s an impossible standard to meet, and I’ve been loving how outspoken Jameela Jamil has been on this subject. Reading her words feels like hearing a voice of reason amongst all these loud messages out there telling women we’re supposed to defy gravity, time, and everything natural in order to achieve this bizarre goal of everlasting youth that isn’t even remotely required of men,” Swift wrote.

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Over the years, the stylish singer has played with a range of different fashion and beauty looks, and said she’s learned to just have fun. “Fashion is all about playful experimentation. If you don’t look back at pictures of some of your old looks and cringe, you’re doing it wrong. See: Bleachella.”

Remember that time Swift dyed her hair platinum blond?Neilson Barnard / Getty Images

Of course, Swift has also learned from a few beauty mistakes over time. And let’s just say her current beauty routine includes a lot more TLC than it used to.

“After my teen years and early twenties of sleeping in my makeup and occasionally using a Sharpie as eyeliner (DO NOT DO IT), I felt like I needed to start being nicer to my skin. I now moisturize my face every night and put on body lotion after I shower, not just in the winter, but all year-round, because, why can’t I be soft during all the seasons?!” she wrote.

Every Swift fan remembers that curly haired fresh face that first burst onto the music scene all those years ago, and the singer revealed that she actually misses her old look.

“I learned that your hair can completely change texture. From birth, I had the curliest hair and now it is STRAIGHT. It’s the straight hair I wished for every day in junior high. But just as I was coming to terms with loving my curls, they’ve left me. Please pray for their safe return,” she wrote.

The singer-songwriter was once known for her ringlets.Damian Dovarganes / AP

Other notable life lessons for Swift? Finding her political voice, realizing the value of vitamins and fighting back against bullies. Pretty impressive for someone who hasn’t even turned 30 yet, right?

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Taylor Swift Opens Up About Overcoming Struggle With Eating Disorder (EXCLUSIVE)

In the new Taylor Swift documentary, “Miss Americana,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival Thursday night, there’s a montage of derogatory commentary about the singer that has appeared on cable shows over the years. One of the less nasty remarks: “She’s too skinny. It bothers me.”

As it turns out, it eventually bothered Swift, too.

In one of the most revealing and surprising segments of the Netflix film, Swift talks for several minutes about having struggled in the past with an eating disorder.

After being pictured facing a phalanx of photographers after she emerges from her front door, Swift is heard in voiceover saying that “it’s not good for me to see pictures of myself every day.” Although she says “it’s only happened a few times, and I’m not in any way proud of it,” Swift admits there have been times in the past when she’s seen “a picture of me where I feel like I looked like my tummy was too big, or… someone said that I looked pregnant … and that’ll just trigger me to just starve a little bit — just stop eating.”

Swift elaborated on what she’s gone through with that in her interview with Variety for this week’s cover story, saying that it was difficult for her to speak up about it for the documentary.

“I didn’t know if I was going to feel comfortable with talking about body image and talking about the stuff I’ve gone through in terms of how unhealthy that’s been for me — my relationship with food and all that over the years,” she tells Variety. “But the way that Lana (Wilson, the film’s director) tells the story, it really makes sense. I’m not as articulate as I should be about this topic because there are so many people who could talk about it in a better way. But all I know is my own experience. And my relationship with food was exactly the same psychology that I applied to everything else in my life: If I was given a pat on the head, I registered that as good. If I was given a punishment, I registered that as bad.”

In the quiet of a hotel suite, she goes into greater detail on how formative an effect that one early tabloid torpedo had on her. “I remember how, when I was 18, that was the first time I was on the cover of a magazine,” she says. “And the headline was like ‘Pregnant at 18?’ And it was because I had worn something that made my lower stomach look not flat. So I just registered that as a punishment. And then I’d walk into a photo shoot and be in the dressing room and somebody who worked at a magazine would say, ‘Oh, wow, this is so amazing that you can fit into the sample sizes. Usually we have to make alterations to the dresses, but we can take them right off the runway and put them on you!’ And I looked at that as a pat on the head. You register that enough times, and you just start to accommodate everything towards praise and punishment, including your own body.”

She hesitates. “I think I’ve never really wanted to talk about that before, and I’m pretty uncomfortable talking about it now,” she says quietly. “But in the context of every other thing that I was doing or not doing in my life, I think it makes sense” to have it in the film, she says.

Wilson, the director, is proud of Swift for taking up the subject with such candor. “That’s one of my favorite sequences of the film,” she says. “I was surprised, of course. But I love how she’s kind of thinking out loud about it. And every woman will see themselves in that sequence. I just have no doubt.”

The filmmaker points out that there were clearly plenty of people who didn’t think Swift was too thin back in the mid-2010s. “You can also just not notice people being really skinny, because we’re all so accustomed to seeing women on magazine covers who are unhealthy-skinny, and that’s become normalized.” Even with non-celebrities, Wilson says, everybody’s a body critic. “It’s incessant, and I can say this as a woman: It’s amazing to me how people are constantly like ‘You look skinny’ or ‘You’ve gained weight.’ People you barely know say this to you. And it feels awful, and you can’t win either way. So I think it’s really brave to see someone who is a role model for so many girls and women be really honest about that. I think it will have a huge impact.”

As much as Swift may be seen as a role model for speaking frankly on the subject, she’s got her own favorite artist, so to speak, when it comes to advocacy for women’s bodily self-image issues.

“I love people like (actress and activist) Jameela Jamil, because she says things in a really articulate way,” the singer tells us. “The way she speaks about body image, it’s almost like she speaks in a hook. If you read her quotes about women and body image and aging and the way that women are treated in our industry and portrayed in the media, I swear the way she speaks is like lyrics, and it gets stuck in my head and it calms me down. Because women are held to such a ridiculous standard of beauty. We’re seeing so much on social media that makes us feel like we are less than, or we’re not what we should be, that you kind of need a mantra to repeat in your head when you start to have harmful or unhealthy thoughts. So she’s one of the people who, when I read what she says, it sticks with me and it helps me.”

In the film, then-and-now photos illustrate just how thin Swift had gotten during the “1989” era, versus the healthier look she sported by the time she toured behind the “Reputation” album in 2018. Swift says that her under-eating in that earlier time severely affected her stamina on tour.

“I thought that I was supposed to feel like I was going to pass out at the end of a show, or in the middle of it,” she attests in the documentary. “Now I realize, no, if you eat food, have energy, get stronger, you can do all these shows and not feel (enervated).” Swift says she doesn’t care so much now if someone comments on a weight gain, and she’s reconciled “the fact that I’m a size 6 instead of a size double-zero.” Swift says she was completely unaware that anything was wrong in her double-zero era, and had a defense at the ready should it come up. If anyone expressed concern, she’d say, “‘What are you talking about? Of course I eat. …. I exercise a lot.’ And I did exercise a lot. But I wasn’t eating.”

Few women viewing the film will fail to nod their heads as Swift describes the impossibility of any body shape or size living up to all the standards for beauty. “If you’re thin enough, then you don’t have that ass that everybody wants,” she says in the film. “But if you have enough weight on you to have an ass, your stomach isn’t flat enough. It’s all just f—ing impossible.” As she became aware of the problem, Swift says in the film, it would cause her to “go into a real shame/hate spiral.”

The word “shame” comes up elsewhere in conversation with Swift, who by virtue of becoming one of the most celebrated women in the world has also had to deal with more catty comments than almost any celebrity in the world — and hasn’t always succeeded in shaking it all off.

“I was watching a Brené Brown special on shame, because I read a lot of her books, because I have dealings with shame every once in awhile,” Swift tells Variety. “She was saying something like, ‘It’s ridiculous to say “I don’t care what anyone thinks about me,” because that’s not possible. But you can decide whose opinions matter more and whose opinions you put more weight on.’ And I think that is really part of growing up, if you’re going to do it right. That’s part of hoping to find some sort of maturity and balance in your life.”

She continues, “I don’t expect anyone with a pop career to learn how to do that within the first 10 years. And I know that there’s a lot of bad stuff that’s gone on recently, a lot of really hard stuff my family is going through, and a lot of opposition and feeling pressure or suppression of one kind or another. But I am actually really happy. Because I pick and choose now, for the most part, what I care deeply about. And I think that’s made a huge difference.”

After a transformative year, Taylor Swift is ready to enter a new decade with a healthier outlook. The singer, who turns 30 on Dec. 13, recently spoke about societal pressures and her body image in an introspective video interview with British Vogue Editor in Chief Edward Enninful following her cover story for the magazine. “I’ve heard really good things about your 30s. Feeling a bit more secure . . . a bit,” Taylor said.

“I’m a woman, I’m not a coat hanger.”

Elaborating on her excitement heading into her 30s, Taylor said, “I now can really recognize and diagnose toxic messages being sent to me by society, by culture about my body.” She added, “I’m a woman, I’m not a coat hanger. I need to feel healthy in my life, and I need to take pleasure in food, and I need to not use my body as an exercise of control when I feel out of control in my life.”

Taylor’s candid comments mirror something similar she said in an interview with Elle earlier this year. “I think a lot of us push the boundaries of dieting, but taking it too far can be really dangerous,” she said at the time. “There is no quick fix. I work on accepting my body every day.”

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Published On: 30 March, 2019

Updated on: 26 August, 2019

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Full Name

Taylor Alison Swift

Nike Name

Tay, Swifty

Date of birth

1989 , December, 13

Age

30 Years

Birth Place

Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

Nationality

American

Sun Sign

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Ethnicity

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Residence

Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States

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  • Height in Feet 5 Feet 11 Inches
  • Height in Meters 1.557528 Meter

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  • Weight in Kilograms 59KG
  • Weight in Pounds: 130.07258 lbs

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  • Full Name Taylor Alison Swift
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  • Residence Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Father Name Scott Kingsley Swift
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  • Networth $320 million
  • Favorite Things Cooking, Travelling, Cat, Horse, Cheesecake,Skinny JeansFootball, Volleyball
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Who is Taylor Swift ? (Bio)

Taylor Alison Swift or Taylor Swift was born on December 13, 1989, in Pennsylvania, the USA. She was born to Father Scott Kingsley Swift, who is a Financial adviser and Mother Andrea Gardner Swift, who is a Homemaker. She has a brother Austin Swift who is a photographer and an actor.

She has never been involved in any marital relationship with anyone. She has been dating Joseph Matthew Alwyn, an English actor for one to two years; there are rumors in the media that they are about to be married. Besides Joe, She had dated Jake Gyllenhaal, Conor Kennedy, Harry Styles, and Calvin Carris.

The reason behind Taylor Swift being a singer was her grandmother who was a professional opera singer — Walking on the path where her grandmother walked led her to sing at various fairs and contests at the age of 10. By 12 she had started playing guitar and writing songs.

Taylor Swift Body Measurement

Taylor has a weight of 130 lbs (59 kg) and stands 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm). Her feet size is 8.5(US) with her dress size being 2(US). Looking forward to her waist it is of 24 inches and her hips scale total of 35 inches. She has her chest size measuring 35 inches, and her bra size is 34A. Her shoe size is 8.5(US). Her body shape is banana, and the overall measurement of her body is 35-24-35inches. Her body type is banana. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Taylor Swift Networth

Taylor Swift’s net worth is evaluated to be more than $320 million. Her entrance in the scene of music was helped by her ability to play guitar and write songs by the age of 12. She had her first album that she named Taylor Swift in 2006 grab a lot of attention. Songs like Blank Space, Shake it Off, Bad Blood was hit and earned her a lot. She now owns a Condo and Greek Revival estate worth $3million and $2.5million in Nashville, Beverly Hills home and Beverly Hills mansion worth $2.85million and $30million in Los Angeles, Seaside estate worth $6.65million in Watchhill, Rhode Island and the most expensive one is a large duplex penthouse and a four-story townhouse worth $40million in New York. She has two Dassault private jets costing $116million. She also is the owner of Toyota Sequoia that is worth $65000, Audi R8 which costs $190,000 and a Porsche 911 Turbo which costs $89,000.

Taylor Swift Favorite Things

Cooking, Travelling, Cat, Horse, Cheesecake,Skinny JeansFootball, Volleyball

Taylor Swift Education

Taylor Swift gained her basic level education from Wyndcroft School, West Reading Elementary Center and Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School, Pennsylvania, USA. And Hendersonville High School, Tennessee, USA. Being involved in singing from an early age, she couldn’t manage time to visit the school, so she decided to join a homeschool and has finished her diploma.

Taylor Swift Facts

  • She had started taking part in contests, playing guitar, and writing songs from an early age.
  • At the age of 18, she topped the Hot Country Song Chart in Billboard Magazine with her first song Our song.
  • She says she wants to be a novelist if she has to get out of the music industry.
  • Piano, Ukulele, Banjo, and Guitar are the various instruments she can play.
  • Swifties is the term used for calling the fanbase of Taylor Swift.
  • She has invested in some well-known companies like Diet Coke, Apple, Keds, and Covergirl.
  • The primary source of Taylor’s high income is touring rather than singing and partnerships with companies.
  • As she earned a total of $140 million from 2015 – 2016 she was listed as the world’s top-earning musician in June 2016.
  • There were rumors all around that if she keeps earning this way after 30, she will become a billionaire.
  • She owns estates in four states that have a total worth of $84 million.

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Taylor Swift Says She Had to Learn to ‘Stop Hating Every Ounce of Fat’ on Her Body

As Taylor Swift nears her 30th birthday, she’s reflecting on the big life lessons she’s learned so far — and speaking candidly about her body image struggles.

The superstar singer, who turns 30 on December 13, wrote an essay for Elle’s April cover story called “30 Things I Learned Before Turning 30.”

In it, she covers everything from her infamous feud with Kim Kardashian West over Kanye West’s “Famous” lyrics to her fear of performing after the Manchester Arena bombing and Vegas concert shooting.

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Swift also touched on her changing feelings about weight gain.

“I learned to stop hating every ounce of fat on my body,” she wrote. “I worked hard to retrain my brain that a little extra weight means curves, shinier hair, and more energy.”

The Reputation singer said that she’s constantly working on her body image.

“I think a lot of us push the boundaries of dieting, but taking it too far can be really dangerous. There is no quick fix,” she said. “I work on accepting my body every day.”

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Swift is also improving her mental health by tuning out social media.

“Yes, I keep comments off on my posts. That way, I’m showing my friends and fans updates on my life, but I’m training my brain to not need the validation of someone telling me that I look 🔥🔥🔥,” she said. “I’m also blocking out anyone who might feel the need to tell me to ‘go die in a hole ho’ while I’m having my coffee at nine in the morning.”

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She added: “I think it’s healthy for your self-esteem to need less internet praise to appease it, especially when three comments down you could unwittingly see someone telling you that you look like a weasel that got hit by a truck and stitched back together by a drunk taxidermist. An actual comment I received once.”

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Swift also spoke about aging, and credited The Good Place star Jameela Jamil for changing the conversation.

“I’ve learned that society is constantly sending very loud messages to women that exhibiting the physical signs of aging is the worst thing that can happen to us. These messages tell women that we aren’t allowed to age,” she said. “It’s an impossible standard to meet, and I’ve been loving how outspoken Jameela Jamil has been on this subject. Reading her words feels like hearing a voice of reason amongst all these loud messages out there telling women we’re supposed to defy gravity, time, and everything natural in order to achieve this bizarre goal of everlasting youth that isn’t even remotely required of men.”

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Swift also shared a health tip — “Vitamins make me feel so much better! I take L-theanine, which is a natural supplement to help with stress and anxiety. I also take magnesium for muscle health and energy.”

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