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Taylor Swift confirms Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' daughter has a cameo on her new album

The liner notes for reputation confirmed the baby voice at the start of 'Gorgeous' belongs to the couple's two-year-old daughter James

Clarisse Loughrey
Monday 13 November 2017 09:55
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Taylor Swift has left a maze behind for her fans in reputation. filled with small clues and trails to her own life.

A particularly intriguing hint comes from the small voice which debuts her track "Gorgeous", happily chirping the track's title, hinting at a very special cameo. The album's liner notes now see Swift confirm what many fans had suspected back when the track first debuted in October: the voice belongs to none other than James Reynolds, the 2-year-old daughter of Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively.

"James Reynolds" is listed as "baby voice intro" on the track. Swift and Lively are longtime friends, with the couple attending her star-studded (and heavily Instagrammed) July 4th party of last year.

The album's special edition, which was only available to fans buying physical copies from Target, also included an emotional letter penned by Swift. The musician appeared to reference several topics in the open letter - titled 'Here's Something I've Learned About People'- including her famed feud with Kanye West.

“My mistakes have been used against me,” she wrote. “My heartbreaks have been used as entertainment, and my songwriting has been trivialised as ‘oversharing'."


Swift's sixth studio album is reported to have sold over £700,000 since its release with sales set to exceed that of her previous record 1989 which dropped in 2014. Fans have been attempting to decipher hidden messages featured within the new album's tracks with many picking up on potential references to West, former rival Katy Perry and actor Tom Hiddleston.

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