If you'd like to see what "beaming" definitely looks like and what "barreling toward being in love" *might* look like, invest a little time watching videos of Taylor Swift's impromptu speech from May 20, 2023, Eras Tour stop at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
The speech came during the acoustic set, as Taylor was announcing the surprise songs for the night, the first of which was "Question...?" from Midnights. As Taylor explained at the beginning of her introduction for the track, the performance was the song's official live debut. As if that weren't enough to make the Foxborough crowd feel blessed as hell, Taylor went on to give a little speech about the song/officially declare to the world that this Taylor Swift is the happiest version of Taylor Swift that's ever existed, full stop.
"I kind of feel like telling you, I don’t know, I’ve just never been this happy in my life in all aspects of my life ever before," Taylor said as rays of happiness and sunshine seemed to beam directly out of her widely-smiling face. "And I just want to thank you for being a part of that."
@ash.1985 This woman deserves every single bit of happiness???????????????????????????????? #taylorswift #matthewhealy #theerastour #foxboroughnight2 #gillettestadium #maylortok @Kiss 108 ? original sound - Ash
And just in case anyone assumed that her peak happiness was pegged just to that specific moment and/or is all thanks to the glory that is the Eras Tour, Taylor went out of her to reiterate that this happiness is across the board, in all aspects of her life.
"It’s not just the tour," she stressed. "I just sort of feel like my life finally feels like it makes sense, so I thought I’d play this song, which brings me a lot of happy memories."
@bethany_pendleton13 I love her so much I’m so happy shes so happy♥? #taylorswift #swifttok #erastourtaylorswift #tstherastour #swiftie #taylorsversion #greenscreen #theerastour #TSmidnighTS #taylornation #foxboroughtstheerastour #tstheerastour #boston #gillettestadium ? Question...? - Taylor Swift
It's impossible not to connect the speech/Taylor's abundant happiness to her rumored (in that Taylor/Tree Paine have yet to officially confirm it) relationship with The 1975's Matty Healy, so don't feel bad that your brain immediately went right there and nowhere else. On a related note, it's definitely not irrelevant that some fans think "Question...?" is inspired by Taylor and Matty's very brief first brush with romance back in 2014.
@theproblemattyc Hearing her speech knowing that her 6-yr rel. has just ended, and now her being rumored to be with MH, I just.. ???? We love you, Queen. With or w/o anyone, you deserve all the happiness in this ???? Keep shining. ????? (Ctto) **videos not mine** #fyp #fyp? #fypage #fyp??viral #foryou #foryoupage #foryourpage #taylorswift #erastour #erastourfoxborough #swiftly #tatty #mattlor #maylor #swealy #taylorswiftandmattyhealy #mattyhealy1975 #matthealy #mattyhealytiktok #matthewhealy #the1975 #fy ? original sound - ALR
So, just to recap, Taylor Swift is (almost definitely) dating Matty Healy and, also, Taylor Swift is (definitely definitely) happier than she's ever been in her entire gown-wearing, world-traveling, Grammy-winning, multi-millions-of-dollars-earning, tripleScottish Fold-owning life.
Cool cool cool.
This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.