This past weekend’s 2023 MTV VMAs were full of noteworthy moments, and not just on the stage: A previously banned Madonna commercial aired over 30 years later, Megan Thee Stallion and Justin Timberlake had a widely misinterpreted moment, and Selena Gomez silently made her thoughts about Chris Brown clear. Taylor Swift and Nelly Furtado had themselves a pleasant interaction and the whole thing was really sweet.
In a backstage video that Furtado shared on TikTok yesterday (September 14), Swift peppers Furtado with compliments. She starts, “I was just streaming ‘I’m Like A Bird’ the other day.” Furtado responded, “No you weren’t!” Swift replied, “Yes I was! Versatility, dude. You can do anything. You can do anything.” An appreciative Furtado replied, “Every time you write another amazing song, I’m like, ‘She did it again!'”
Girls girls be like…💗 @Taylor Swift @MTV @Timbaland
In the comments of her post, Furtado wrote, “And yes her saying ‘you can do anything ‘is my new ring tone.”
Swift had a fantastic time at the VMAs, it appears. Aside from winning a bunch of awards, she was spotted in the crowd having an awesome time, and some suspect some liquid courage may have been involved.
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