Taylor Swift showed her funny side on Tuesday during a remote appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
The 31-year-old pop superstar wore a signature cardigan over a black top as she joined the CBS talk show from the studio where she is re-recording her albums.
Stephen, 56, noted that Taylor released the re-recorded version of her 2008 album Fearless last week and recalled that she sent him a signed copy of Fearless in 2009.
Remote appearance: Taylor Swift showed her funny side on Tuesday during a remote appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
He shared a clip from The Colbert Report in which he showed the signed CD while claiming that the song Hey Stephen on the album was about him.
Stephen then said he was happy that Fearless (Taylor’s Version) was released because it gave him a chance to “ finally clear the air ” on Hey Stephen’s song directly with Taylor.
“You recently recorded Fearless Taylor’s Version, so I have to ask you if the song Hey Stephen is about me?” Stephen asked.
“No, Stephen. I mean, I first recorded this song in 2008. I think I was 18, ”Taylor replied.
Mood board: The 31-year-old pop superstar released an old ‘mood board’ filled with images of Stephen
Return clip: Stephen, 56, noted that Taylor released the re-recorded version of her 2008 album Fearless last week and recalled that she sent him a signed copy of Fearless in 2009.
This song: The talk show host believed Hey Stephen was written about him
“Yeah, I was at a younger age too,” Stephen said.
‘Right. I mean, you were probably 44 years old, 179 days old, about seven hours, ”Taylor said with a comedic impasse.
“Wow, that’s awfully specific!” Stephen said.
Comedic Deadpan: “That’s right. I mean you were probably 44 years old, 179 days old, give or take seven hours, ” Taylor said with a comedic dead end.
“Like I said, I’m a huge fan,” Taylor told him.
Taylor then proved it by reciting the address and specific office on the second floor where she sent the Fearless CD in 2009.
“Okay, so you know exactly where my office was in the building.” Are you sure Hey Stephen isn’t about me? Stephen asked.
Big fan: ‘Like I said I’m a big fan,’ Taylor told Stephen after being very specific about his age
“It’s just the power of music, Stephen. Great songs, they just make you feel like it’s about you, ”Taylor assured him.
Taylor said it was fun re-recording her songs and told Stephen that she had “ dug my old mood board ” to help him get on the same spirit.
She then pulled out a billboard filled with images of Stephen.
“Taylor, these are all pictures of me,” Stephen says.
‘No. It’s a pizza, ”Taylor said, pointing to the image of a slice.
Slice of pizza: ‘No. It’s pizza, ” Taylor said, pointing to a photo on the one hand after Stephen said all of the photos in his old “ mood board ” were of him.
“Funny story,” Taylor told him. “ I was pretty hungry because I stood for three days doing this vision board, and so, I had a pizza and ate it. Statement so inaccurate on your part that these are just pictures of you, because it is a pretty big picture ”.
Stephen then told Taylor that it really seemed like Hey Stephen was about him.
“Don’t flatter yourself,” Taylor said in a muffled voice. “ Hey Stephen isn’t about you anymore my 1989 album is about that year you spent waiting at shift tables at Scoozi, an Italian restaurant in Chicago’s River North area, which , by the way, serves a really amazing slice of Pizza. ‘
In-depth knowledge: “ Hey Stephen isn’t talking about you anymore my 1989 album is about the year you spent waiting at the lunch crew tables at Scoozi, an Italian restaurant in the River North area of Chicago, which, by the way, serves really amazing slice of pizza, ” Taylor said.
“How do you know that?” Stephen wondered to himself.
‘Please! Anyone who visits your Wikipedia page frequently knows that, ”Taylor told him.
“How often do you check my Wikipedia page?”, Beugla Stephen.
Good question: “ How often do you visit my Wikipedia page? ”, Beugla Stephen
“You have to calm down, which, by the way, isn’t a song about you either,” Taylor told him.
Stephen then demanded that Taylor tell him who Hey Stephen really was.
“ I’ve never revealed this to anyone before, but Hey Stephen is talking about Stephen King, ” Taylor said, referring to the 73-year-old horror writer.
Horror Writer: “ I’ve never revealed this to anyone before, but Hey Stephen is talking about Stephen King, ” Taylor said, referring to the 73-year-old horror writer.
‘Yes. He is incredible. The Dark Tower series changed my life, plus The Shining, The Stand and don’t get me started on its absolutely luminescent news, ”Taylor added.
Taylor suggested that Stephen process his feeling, then just ‘shake up’, then added comically, ‘But this song is about you’.
“Wait, I have to figure this out,” Taylor said as she was interrupted by a call. “Oh, it’s Stephen King. I have to go. Hey, Stephen!
Phone call: “Wait, I have to figure this out,” Taylor said as she was interrupted by a call. “Oh, it’s Stephen King. I have to go. Hey, Stephen!