“Driver’s License” singer Olivia Rodrigo unwrapped a particular present from her “idol” Taylor Swift this week: a chunk of jewellery impressed by one from the Grammy winner’s personal assortment.
“She is completely the kindest particular person in the entire world,” the 18-year-old “Excessive Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Sequence” star shared throughout an interview with SiriusXM on Tuesday.
“Really, final evening — like actually 12 hours in the past — I acquired a bundle from her with this handwritten word. And he or she gave me this ring as a result of she mentioned she wore one similar to it when she wrote ‘Crimson’ and she or he wished me to have one prefer it … and like all of this wonderful stuff, she’s like hand-wrapped these presents.”
The bauble in query, which Rodrigo flashed briefly in the course of the chat, is Cathy Waterman’s “Love” ring ($3,200); a longtime fan of the LA jeweler’s, Swift, 31, wore a diamond-studded model of the identical fashion for her “Crimson” album photoshoot again in 2012.
The album garnered Grammy nominations and earned the pop star her first No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling 100 chart with its lead single, “We Are By no means Ever Getting Again Collectively.”
Continued Rodrigo of her present, “I really don’t perceive the place she finds the time, to begin with. But additionally, I really feel so fortunate that I simply was born on the proper time to have the ability to look as much as any person like her. I believe she’s unbelievable. All of her help and like, real compassion and pleasure for me is simply been so, so surreal.”
Swift praised “Driver’s License” shortly after its launch in early January. Rumored to have been impressed by a real-life love triangle involving Rodrigo and her “HSMTMTS” co-stars, Joshua Bassett and Sabrina Carpenter, the tune has topped the Billboard Sizzling 100 for seven weeks straight.
The viral observe even spawned an “SNL” homage in late February — wherein, by the way, Swift was name-checked as properly.