Blake Lively and Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift finally reveals which baby she sampled on ‘Gorgeous’

The secret identity has divided the internet.

Nov 10, 2017, 11:54 am

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Tess Cagle

Last month, when Taylor Swift released Reputation single, “Gorgeous,” fans carefully calculated theory after theory about the lucky baby’s identity that gets featured at the beginning of the track.

Some fans guessed Swift found a video of her younger self saying “gorgeous” and included it in the track. Others took a more sensational approach and hypothesized that Swift was pregnant—or, already had a child in secret—and was hinting at a big surprise. There were also plenty of celebrity baby guesses, as well.

https://twitter.com/TaylorsOldScarf/status/921123189132054528

When the album dropped at midnight, so did the album booklet and it revealed the identity of the infamous baby voice: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynold’s 2-year-old son, James.  

https://twitter.com/TSupdated/status/928852059251654656

While the booklet serves as an official confirmation from Swift, the baby’s identity had already become public knowledge after fans who attended Swift’s secret listening sessions revealed the news earlier in November. Other fans correctly guessed, as well.

https://twitter.com/jessxtn/status/928866090981249025

https://twitter.com/ciwywt/status/928874328044826624

https://twitter.com/insthezone/status/922237689730076673

The news doesn’t come as a surprise—Swift and Lively have been good friends since 2015, often appearing on each other’s social media and publically supporting one another’s projects.

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*First Published: Nov 10, 2017, 11:54 am