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How American Was This American Sweetheart’s Fourth of July?

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Taylor Swift is the acting sweetheart of a nation (America). Because of her title, we shall judge the successfulness of her Independence Day celebration and determine whether or not it was truly as American as apple pie.

Celebrity Participation:

Swan squad.

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The guest list was famous people melting pot: model Martha Hunt (US), Gigi Hadid (US), Joe Jonas (US), the Haim sisters (US) and singer, Serayah (US). +3

When Ed shows up in a red coat for the 4th of July because he just can't let it go. @teddysphotos

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Ed Sheeran (UK) and Calvin Harris (UK) were also present. -4


Happy 4th from me, @gigihadid, @marhunt, @britmaack, @serayah and @haimtheband :)

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Guests were seen grilling, taking jumping photos in patriotic towels, and sitting by a pool with an inflatable slip n' slide.+5

Friendly relations between Scotland and America. @calvinharris

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There were also piggy-backs with a Scottish boyfriend. -2


star spangled blondies

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The host primarily wore old timey swimwear while guests were treated to American flag-inspired onesies. +6

Lightening Round:

The end result + sparklers + help from @austinkingsleyswift Thanks @inagarten!!

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There was a flag cake with sparklers! +10

The verdict:

Taylor Swift's Fourth of July was as all American as eighteen slices of apple pie.