Maren Morris Discusses Her Friendship with Taylor Swift: ‘She’s an Inspiration’

Maren Morris, Taylor Swift

(L-R) Maren Morris and Taylor Swift go to the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards which transmitted survive FOX at Microsoft Theater on March 14, 2019 in Los Angeles.

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Maren Morris is just one of a fortunate couple of that reaches call her hero a buddy. While on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday (Nov. 7), the singer opened regarding her connection with Taylor Swift 5 months after she and the “Anti-Hero” pop celebrity did their Fearless (Taylor’s Version) cooperation “You All Over Me” with each other at the Eras Tour.

“We’re the same age, but looking up to her since I was a teenager, and watching her navigate her country music to pop career so gracefully, and the way she treats her fans is so kind and generous,” Morris spurted. “She’s setting a high bar.”

The 33-year-old singer-songwriter likewise remembered conference Swift in 2018 on the Reputation Tour. “She was kind enough to ask me to come out and sing my song ‘The Middle’ with her,” Morris shared. “She’s just been so supportive of me and my career over the years.”

Following rather in Swift’s footprints, Morris just recently introduced that she’s preparing to leave c and w behind. Her category jump, nonetheless, isn’t nearly altering her noise. As she clarified to Fallon, “There were just some facets of [country] that I didn’t really jive with anymore.”

In October, Morris disclosed she will no longer submit her songs for nation honors factor to consider and moved from her tag in Nashville to the New York-based Columbia Records. “I really cannot participate in the really toxic arms of this institution anymore,” she cooperated an October meeting on the New York Times’ Popcast, noting her frustration with the nation market’s feedback to the COVID-19 pandemic and social problems such as the Black Lives Matter activity.

“I couldn’t do this circus anymore of feeling like I have to absorb and explain people’s bad behaviors and laugh it off,” she included. “I just couldn’t do that after 2020. … I’ve changed.”

As component of her separation, Morris launched two-track EP The Bridge in September, created by Swift’s very own constant partner, Jack Antonoff. The Grammy victor carried out among the task’s tracks, “The Tree,” along with visitors Mickey Guyton and Brittney Spencer for Fallon’s target market on The Tonight Show.

Watch Morris’ Jimmy Fallon meeting and efficiency listed below:



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