Watch Taylor Swift’s Commencement Speech at NYU

Taylor Swift gave the commencement address for the class of 2022 at New York University on 18th May. The musician received an honorary doctorate before presenting her speech at Yankee Stadium. The following video captures the remarks.

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The singer-songwriter also shared that she’s a big advocate for not hiding enthusiasm for things. She added that there is a false stigma of eagerness in our culture for unbothered ambivalence and said that we should never be ashamed of trying. Effortlessness is a myth. She also said that the people who wanted it the least, were the ones she wanted to date and be friends with in high school and that the people who want it most are the people she now hires to work for her company. 

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She mentioned her big song from her album ‘Red’ once again at the end of her address, and said let’s continue to dance as though we’re the class of ’22.

Swift, meanwhile, recently released ‘This Love (Taylor’s Version),’ another song from her rework of the 2014 album ‘1989. In March, she debuted a brand new song, ‘Carolina,’ in the trailer for Daisy Edgar Jones of Normal People’s cinematic version of Delia Owens’ bestselling 2018 novel ‘Where The Crawdads Sing’.

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In other news, the singer appears alongside John David Washington, Margot Robbie and Christian Bale in a trailer for David O. Russell’s new film ‘Amsterdam’. She hasn’t acted since playing Bombalurina in the live-action adaptation of ‘Cats’ in 2019.