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Taylor Swift helps celebrate fans’ wedding after hearing their touching love story

'So it's gonna be forever.'


Selena Larson


Published Jun 5, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 4:09 pm CDT

Thank you, Taylor Swift, for reminding us that love is not dead. 

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The pop star was the surprise guest at a beachside wedding—a celebration months in the making after Swift heard the couple’s heartbreaking love story. 

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Max Singer and Kenya Smith celebrated their wedding this weekend, but their first ceremony took place in a more somber setting. The pair wed in Singer’s late mother’s hospital room, and danced to Swift’s “Blank Space” for his mother-son dance before she died, People reported

Singer’s sister Ali sent a letter to Swift explaining the family’s story back in April, and the singer turned up to celebrate with the couple on their big day.

She gave them a handmade card painted with “Blank Space” lyrics, and performed the song on a piano while the couple—and eventually the rest of the wedding attendees—danced and sang along. 

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Swift is known for her charitable efforts as well as the many ways she makes fans feel loved. Recently, she met a fan who was about to lose her hearing, donated $50,000 to help her backup dancer’s nephew fight cancer, and wrote a touching Mother’s Day letter to a fan who lost her mom. 

H/T People

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*First Published: Jun 5, 2016, 1:32 pm CDT