Simone Biles was touched by a brand new Olympic promo boasting her return to the video games this week, reaching out to its narrator — one Taylor Swift — for her type phrases.
“I’m crying. how particular. I like you @taylorswift13,” Biles, 24, tweeted in response to the emotional advert, which featured the Grammy winner detailing her admiration for the gymnast she calls a “hero.”
“I cried watching YOU,” Swift, 31, replied to the Olympian. “I really feel so fortunate to have gotten to observe you all these years, however this week was a lesson in emotional intelligence and resilience. All of us realized from you. Thanks.”
The promo Swift narrated featured her ballad “that is me making an attempt” softly taking part in as she praised Biles for prioritizing her mental health by withdrawing from competitors final week.
“All through the final week, her voice has been as important as her skills,” Swift says within the promo. “Her honesty as stunning because the perfection that had lengthy been her signature. However don’t you see? It nonetheless is. She’s completely human.”
Biles took home the bronze medal within the Olympic ladies’s steadiness beam closing occasion Tuesday. Her win turned her second consecutive bronze medal within the occasion and her seventh Olympic medal total.
Biles’ boyfriend Jonathan Owens congratulated her through social media quickly after, writing, “Phrases can’t clarify how proud I’m of you proper now!!”
Biles had sat out of the crew closing, finally lacking 5 occasions in the course of the Tokyo Video games.