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Taylor Swift delivers inspirational inaugural speech in New York, Swifties say ‘proud of you’

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“The last time I was in a stadium this size, I was dancing in heels and wearing a glittery leotard. This outfit is a lot more comfortable,” Taylor said

If you thought Taylor Swift was content with what she had, you were wrong. The pop singer-songwriter joined the panel of speakers at the NYU 2022 Opening Ceremony, held at Yankee Stadium. The seven-time platinum artist broke all barriers with her speech as she received her honorary doctorate. However, she never went to college or university and was homeschooled, a viable option if you’re going to be a superstar.

The ‘Lover’ artist donned a black velvet cap accompanied by the purple graduation dress she wore for the first time. She proudly accepted her Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa. Needless to say, the Class of 2022 went into absolute frenzy to show their support and appreciation. One thing’s for sure and the ‘Blank Space’ singer knows how to stay in the headlines. Be it for the controversy, her amazing records, or pulling something like that off!


How did Twitter react to Taylor Swift’s inaugural speech?

Swift left no stone unturned when it came to her speech at NYU. She had a chance and met it with appropriate humor and motivation. “Hello, I’m Taylor. The last time I was in a stadium this size, I was dancing in heels and wearing a sparkly leotard,” Taylor said. “This outfit is way more comfortable.” Needless to say, she got a standing ovation.

Watch her speech here.

While she hasn’t released an official solo in a while, her version of “This Love” for the upcoming TV show “The Summer I Turned Pretty” was released on May 5th, 2022. The multi-platinum artist has fans around the world. Die-hard fans, mind you. As a result, when her speech made rounds on Twitter, it immediately became a trend and her fans took over. You showed nothing but love. One user wrote: “Dr. Taylor Swift is actually my therapist.” Another Twitter user wrote, “Taylor Swift said, ‘why can we eat lettuce but not weed’ and ‘we let our guts, our desires and fears, our scars and our dreams guide us lead,” all in the same speech, the selection is just impeccable.” One swiftie wrote, “I love her so much. I’m so proud of her and everything she’s accomplished. Truly the most talented person alive.”

Swift began her speech by saying, “I’m 90% sure the main reason I’m here is because I have a song called ’22’ New York University’s Class of 2022 graduate.” In one In her inspirational speech, she continued: “None of us here today made it on our own. We are all a patchwork of those who loved us, those who believed in our future, those who showed us empathy and kindness or told us the truth, even if it wasn’t easy to hear. Those who told us we could do it, even though there was absolutely no proof of that. Someone read you stories and taught you to dream and offered a moral Code of right and wrong to live by Someone tried their best to explain every concept in this insanely complex world to the kid you were, while you asked a bazillion questions like, “How does the moon work?” and ‘why can we eat lettuce but not weed?’ And maybe they didn’t do it perfectly. Nobody ever can. Maybe they’re not with us anymore and if so, hopefully they’ll be remembered today. If they’re here in this stadium, I hope you do Find your own way to express your gratitude for all the steps and missteps that have brought us to this common goal.”

One of the Swifites tweeted: “Why does every Swiftie feel like crying here? Congratulations, dr. Swift. Your hundreds of millions of fans around the world are so happy for you. Doctor Taylor Swift.” while another user said, “Taylor took this degree so seriously without setting foot in a single class, while I skipped my own college degree for a Taylor Swift concert <3."

Some of the fans just couldn’t get enough of her speech. One Twitter user wrote: “My mistakes led to the best things in my life and feeling embarrassed when you screw up is part of the human experience. Another user quipped, “I have a toxic relationship with Taylor Swift where every time I see her I forget every criticism I’ve ever had of her.”

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