LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Acting movie star Sarah Paulson found herself in a rare moment of pure awe during Taylor Swift’s Eras tour.
Attending the Los Angeles concert alongside Lupita Nyong’o and friends, Paulson confessed to being starstruck, comparing the experience to the presence of a divine force.
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“For me, it was like being in the room with God herself,” she told PEOPLE.
Sarah Paulson says she was stunned to attend Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras Tour’ with Lupita Nyong’o:
“The last time I was starstruck was when I went to a Taylor Swift concert and didn’t even meet her. For me, it was like being in the room with God herself. pic.twitter.com/M0aHXNjdL9
– Pop Base (@PopBase) November 14, 2023
Sarah Paulson Admits She Wasn’t a Swiftie Before Attending the Eras Tour
Although they weren’t Swifties, Paulson and Nyong’o found themselves captivated by the power of Swift’s performance. The thrill of being among 80,000 passionate fans at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, coupled with personally receiving merchandise from Swift, left Paulson completely overwhelmed.
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“I think I’m going to pass out,” she remembers feeling while receiving the gifts.
Taking advantage of the moment, Paulson kept a bracelet titled “Fearless,” a souvenir from their seat, cherishing it as a tangible token of an unforgettable experience. Her admiration for Swift’s songwriting prowess stood out, attributing her fandom to the artist’s incredible talent.
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“I understand that people love him in many different ways and for many different reasons, but to me his writing is simply spectacular. It’s just incredible. I can’t believe how many of his songs I love,” Paulson said.
Sarah Paulson admits she wasn’t a Swiftie before attending Eras Tour. (Getty Images)
Sarah Paulson highlights the universality of Taylor Swift’s musical influence
A few months after the concert, Paulson encountered other New Yorkers singing Swift’s song, joining in without hesitation. Reflecting on the incident, she highlighted the universal communication of Swift’s musical influence, celebrating the way she connects diverse individuals in unexpected moments.
“It was just a really cool time in New York, but also kind of [speaks to] Taylor Swift’s communication of power. I mean the power of his talent and his musical gift: that there are these two young girls singing on a bicycle in [the] in the middle of Manhattan. I could hear the words, I started singing along and they turned around. It was a really, really, really cool moment,” Paulson said.
Nyong’o took to Instagram, sharing endearing snapshots from their evening at the concert, highlighting the camaraderie shared between friends and fellow concert-goers. Their joyful experience echoed that of other celebrities who attended Swift’s Eras tour, including Blake Lively, Gigi Hadid and Selena Gomez.
Paul’s admiration for Swift’s songwriting prowess stood out. (Getty Images)
Online users resonate with Sarah Paulson’s experience at Eras Tour
The internet resonated deeply with Paulson’s hit experience during Swift’s Eras tour. Echoing her sentiments, users across platforms celebrated Paulson’s whole-hearted fandom and the enchantment she felt during the concert.
One enthusiast praised Paulson’s unwavering love for Swift, saying: “She’s a fan and she’s not ashamed to say it. I love her.”
She’s a fan and she’s not ashamed to say it. I love it
— 𝐏𝐞✧𝐜𝐡 :)🧸 (@swe_etlove) November 14, 2023
The frank expression of amazement from celebrities like Paulson was praised as refreshing by another user, who wrote: “It’s refreshing to see celebrities like Sarah Paulson express genuine moments of amazement. It highlights the universal appeal artists like Taylor Swift, creating memorable experiences for fans and other celebrities.”
It’s refreshing to see celebrities like Sarah Paulson express genuine moments of amazement. It emphasizes the universal appeal of artists like Taylor Swift, creating memorable experiences for fans and fellow celebrities.
– LOFAR (@_kharal_) November 14, 2023
Expressing a widely held sentiment, one user hailed Swift as an icon, saying: “Taylor is truly that woman… our legend, everyone shares the same experience that being at her concert was unimaginable and exciting. “
Others highlighted the transformative power of Swift’s music, recognizing her ability to “uplift the soul in seconds.”
Taylor is truly that woman… our legend, everyone talks about how unimaginable and exciting it was to be at her concert pic.twitter.com/aECulJWNgj
– COKE👑 ❤️memecoin (@Gremlin202212) November 14, 2023
Taylor Swift’s music can uplift the soul in seconds pic.twitter.com/9f9o7vvqxo
– Trent (@LFC_Arnold) November 14, 2023
One user summed up the collective sentiment by saying: “I totally get it, Sarah Paulson! The ‘Eras Tour’ has that effect on everyone. Such a magical experience, and we can all relate to that fear of being in the presence of the greatness of Taylor Swift.”.
Completely understand, Sarah Paulson! The “Eras Tour” has this effect on everyone. Such a magical experience, and we can all relate to that awe of being in the presence of Taylor Swift’s greatness.
— Hyunnie ‘^^’ (@aznhyunnie) November 14, 2023
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