Travis Kelce Says the NFL Is ‘Overdoing It a Bit’ with the Focus on Him and Taylor Swift

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Travis Kelce thinks the NFL must “settle down” with their movie star protection.

On the most recent episode of New Heights with Jason and Travis KelceOffered by Wave Sports activities + Leisure, the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs star, 33, opened up about his ideas on the intensive protection the NFL broadcast has been placing on celebrities amid his rumored romance with Taylor Swift.

“Let’s get to it, is the NFL overdoing it?,” Jason Kelce, 35, requested his brother concerning the movie star protection. “What’s your sincere opinion? Take away your emotions for Taylor…” which prompted fun from Travis.

The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish admitted, “I believe it’s enjoyable once they present who was on the sport. I believe it brings a bit bit extra to the ambiance, brings a bit bit extra to what you’re watching. However on the identical time I believe-”

“They’re overdoing it,” Jason completed, to which Travis agreed: “They’re overdoing it a bit bit for certain, particularly my scenario. [But] I believe they’re simply attempting to have enjoyable with it.”

Swift, 33, attended Sunday’s sport with a number of different stars together with Blake Full of lifeRyan ReynoldsHugh Jackman and Sophie Turner, who had been featured on the published a number of occasions. Jason theorized that the NFL was “simply not used to celebrities coming to the video games.”

“Like basketball has it discovered,” he stated. “They present them a couple of times however then they get again to the sport. NFL is like, ‘Oh my god take a look at all these A-lIst celebrities on the sport, maintain displaying them, present em, present em…’ You present them as soon as allow them to know they’re there and after touchdowns you get a bit clip, however it may’t be overboard with it. Persons are there to observe the sport proper?”

“Yeah, they’re not there to get thrown on the TV,” Travis stated of the celebrities, together with Swift who’s notoriously non-public. “Trigger you by no means know you get caught you already know simply throwing an enormous ol’ cheeseburger in and also you appear like an fool you already know what I imply, there’s simply sure issues… You simply do not need to be on TV always.”

The brothers additionally famous that the NFL has been rising its commercials that includes Travis between the sport. Jason stated Travis appeared in about “seven commercials” throughout “each business break.”

The NFL has been criticized for its protection of Travis and Swift previously, particularly after it modified its bio on its official Instagram account to learn “chiefs are 2-0 as swifties.” Some followers famous that the NFL appeared to indicate favoritism towards one crew over one other.

Nonetheless, Jason famous within the podcast that the NFL is not possible “to decelerate” with their Swift protection because the Jets vs. Chiefs sport noticed 2 million feminine viewers tune in. He additionally stated that the sport introduced in “the very best seen sport that they’ve had shortly” with a complete viewership excessive of 27 million — and he thinks a “few of them would possibly’ve been there for Deadpool and Taylor.”

The NFL star and the pop celebrity have been the focus as their worlds have collided previously few weeks. Kelce and Swift are “nonetheless simply attending to know one another,” a supply advised PEOPLE. “It is nothing too critical.”

An insider added that the pair have not but outlined their relationship: “He’s an enthralling man. It’s extra of a dangling out scenario than relationship.” 

Although Kelce is spending time with Swift, “he’s specializing in soccer like he all the time has,” the supply says. “Through the NFL season, his precedence is the Chiefs, and it’s all concerning the crew.”

“There is no strain,” the supply beforehand advised PEOPLE.

Whereas watching the sport from a set on the East Rutherford, New Jersey stadium, Swift was seen placing her arm round his Kelce’s mother, Donna, whereas a number of of Swift’s longtime associates joined her for the outing, together with Sophie Turner, Blake Full of life, Robyn Full of life, Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, Sabrina Carpenter and Antoni Porowski.

Brittany Mahomes additionally watched her husband Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes whereas taking within the massive win from contained in the suite with Swift after grabbing dinner with the popstar and her associates the evening earlier than.

The week earlier than, the “Lavender Haze” singer was at Arrowhead Stadium on Sept. 24, the place she made a very good impression together with his family and friends in his suite, main Travis to share in feedback following the sport that he was impressed together with her poise.”Shout out to Taylor for pulling up. That was fairly ballsy,” Travis stated on his podcast.

He added, “I simply thought it was superior how everyone within the suite had nothing however nice issues to say about her — the family and friends.”

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