Christmas came early this year for Taylor Swift fans (opens in new tab) when she released her new app "The Swift Life," in early December. The app is designed to give fans access to exclusive content, photos, and videos, and is a social network for fans to connect with each other and even Swift herself.
One fan, named Stephanie, used the app to share the story of when the "Reputation" singer bought her a house:
“I’ve been contemplating posting this story for a while. I’ve finally decided to tell you all what Taylor did for me this night. What many of you don’t know is that for 8 months of my pregnancy I was homeless. Long story short our first flat was condemned for health and safety reasons and we lost everything. To add to the stress, during this time Matthew lost his job.”
“My mum told Taylor and just asked her to make me feel special at her show I was attending in Manchester. After the show Taylor took us back to her dressing room where she told me, ‘Stephanie, You’ve been in my life for a long time and you’ve never asked me for anything. You could have reached out and I would have helped you. But you didn’t. Your mum told me..’
“She told me she wanted to give me the money back for my ticket that night. What she actually did was help us buy a home and all I needed for my baby. She told me, ‘I want you to be able to enjoy your little girl, not have to worry about all this stuff.’
"That night she gave me her hand and lifted me off the ground. The same way she’s done for 12 years. #SwiftStories #Taymoji #MySwiftStory.”
Already, the app is bringing forward such sweet stories about Swift (opens in new tab). We're sure there are plenty more to come.
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