At the first Philadelphia stop of her Eras Tour on Friday, May 12, Swift's pal Blake decided to swing by the show and bring her two eldest kids—James, 8, and Inez, 6. And while Swift was performing her 10-minute version of “All Too Well,” she decided to give a shoutout to the two young concertgoers.
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As seen in the TikTok above, Swift was captured looking into the audience while there was a break in the song. After a moment of silence, you can see the singer shouting, “Hi James! Hi Nezzy!” into the crowd. (We've previously seen Reynolds use this same nickname when referring to his second-oldest daughter.)
One TikTok user commented that the kids were sitting with their mom in the VIP tent right around the area where Swift was facing in the clip.
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Lively and Reynolds also share a child named Betty, 3, and a fourth kid, who they welcomed in February. Neither of these two were present at the concert, and if we had to guess, they were likely back home with their dad.
Swift has always had a close relationship with the pair's children, and she actually used their three eldest kids' names for a number of songs on her Grammy-winning 2020 album folklore. Meanwhile, back in 2017, Swift's reputation track “Gorgeous” featured the sound of a child saying the title word at the very beginning, and it turned out to be none other than James. Some fans have even speculated the Swift secretly revealed the name of the pair's fourth child on her track, “You're on Your Own, Kid,” from Midnights (2022). The line in question is when Swift says: “I see the great escape, so long, Daisy May.”
The singer pulled the same trick when she released her song “Betty” back in 2020 and slyly told the world the name of her friends' third child.
We hope James and Nezzy had a blast at the concert (and we hope they realize how cool their family friends are).
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