Is Taylor Swift nervous about her performance in the upcoming Cats movie adaptation? A new report alleges the singer is already “getting the cold sweats” over her first big feature film. But Gossip Cop looked into the claim, and we’ve learned she’s actually been pretty even-keeled.
According to Star, a tipster says, “Taylor is anxious to be seen as a serious actress.” The magazine further contends Swift is “suffering anxiety” because her costars Ian McKellan and Jennifer Hudson have already been “hard at work” on the production for a few weeks and she’s yet to begin filming. “She wants to live up to her costars’ expectations and have their utmost respect, because this is the big chance she’s been waiting for,” adds the outlet’s source.
The tabloid’s supposed insider explains the pressure is mounting for Swift, who is slated to play the character Bombalurina in the film adaptation of the Broadway show. “Taylor hasn’t shot any of it yet,” notes the source, “and they keep pushing her back because they’re finalizing her makeup and locking down all the recordings.” And while it’s true she hasn’t begun production yet, we’re told Swift has remained one cool cat and the magazine’s premise is false.
In the days leading up to shooting Cats, Swift has rather calmly posted photos on Instagram from her trailer. Alongside one picture, she lightheartedly wrote the caption, “This trailer courtesy of Cats the film. Cat hair on my jacket courtesy of actual cats, Meredith and Olivia.” Swift posted another Instagram photo from the outside of her trailer, along with the caption, “Meow.”
Additionally, Swift shared a video from the set of Cats on her Instagram stories, and captioned the footage, “Always too excited.” It’s clear the singer is overjoyed to be working on the production, in which she’ll show off her singing talents on the big screen. The idea she’s in a state of panic over her new gig simply isn’t true.
Of course, we’re not surprised by the magazine’s bogus report. Last year, Gossip Cop busted the tabloid for falsely claiming Swift was planning a wedding with boyfriend Joe Alwyn and had asked Gigi Hadid to be her maid of honor. In the seven months since we debunked that report, the singer and her boyfriend haven’t gotten engaged, let alone married. Star has already proven to have zero insight into the singer’s personal life, and now the tabloid is proving it’s no more knowledgable about her career.
Gossip Cop has determined this story is totally false.