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Taylor Swift Sealed Blake Lively Friendship With an Instagram


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Taylor Swift, professional friend wrangler and architect of the world's most exclusive cafeteria table, has finally succeeded in obtaining the friendship of yet another celebrity mom. Blake Lively, it appears, has sacrificed her fame and blondness for the service of Taylor Swift's benevolent army.

During most of Taylor's vacation-slash-tour to New Zealand and Australia, she's been busy hanging with exotic birds, taking kangaroo selfies, and wearing gift shop caftans. These highly un-Taylor Swift activities led some to believe that she had finally, after years of doing things dressing as Olaf from Frozen and mom-dancing at award shows, found her chill.

But thanks to her most recent Instagram, in which she is jumping mid-air with Blake Lively inside what appears to be a closed-down amusement park, we know for sure that the sweatpants-wearing and bird-chilling was all a lie. "Yesterday was such an amazing day off," she wrote in the caption, "Roller coasters, kangaroos and LOLs with @blakelively." Taylor Swift has no chill, Blake Lively is officially part of the squad, and all is right and good in the world.

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