President Joe Biden couldn’t keep their blonde pop stars straight at the White House’s annual turkey pardon ceremony.
Biden, 81, appeared to be mixed as he pardoned Turkey Liberty and Bell on Monday, November 20. Taylor Swift And Britney Spears In his speech. Addressing the crowd, he attempted to tell a joke about how unique it is for birds to receive special treatment, which keeps the birds from becoming someone’s holiday dinner.
“To get here, Liberty and Bell had to overcome some tough obstacles and competition. “They had to work hard, show patience and be willing to travel more than 1,000 miles,” he said in his speech, according to NBC News. “You could say it’s like the Renaissance Tour or Britney’s It’s even more difficult than getting tickets for the tour… That’s down to it – it’s very hot in Brazil at the moment.”
While Biden ultimately goofed off and said Spears’ name, he was referencing both Beyonce and Swift’s record-breaking tour. Swift, 33, is currently on her South American leg eras tourWhich started earlier this month.
Swift first stopped in Argentina where her boyfriend was travis kels Traveled to watch the Kansas City Chiefs perform during their bye week. While in Buenos Aires, the pop star rescheduled one of her shows due to a “chaotic” rain storm – a rare occurrence for the singer.
The following week, Swift flew to Brazil and was faced with another unprecedented weather moment as Brazil was experiencing a major heat wave. During the Rio de Janeiro show, Swift could be seen passing out water bottles to fans from the stage via social media concert footage. After the show, Swift revealed that 23-year-old fan Ana Clara Benevides Machado died before the Grammy winner took the stage. After the show, Swift released a statement expressing her grief. (Machado’s cause of death has not yet been revealed.)
“I can’t believe I’m writing these words, but it is with a broken heart that I say we lost a fan before my show tonight,” she wrote via her Instagram Story at the time. “I can’t even tell you how devastated I am by this.”
Swift said she was not going to talk about Machado’s passing on stage because she felt “overwhelmed with grief” whenever she tried to talk about it.
She added, “I want to say now that I feel this loss deeply and my broken heart goes out to his family and friends.” “This is the last thing I ever thought would happen when we decided to bring this tour to Brazil.”
The next day, Swift announced that the concert on Saturday, November 18 would be postponed due to extreme weather conditions. Brazilian concert promoter Time for Fun said in a statement via Instagram that Saturday’s concert would be rescheduled for Monday, November 20.
“The safety and well-being of my fans, fellow performers and crew always comes first,” Swift wrote via her Instagram Story at the time.
After rescheduling the show, Swift took the stage again in Brazil on Sunday, November 19. During the concert, she paid tribute to Machado by performing the emotional song “Bigger Than the Whole Sky” from her 2022 album. Midnight,