James McTaggart, Taylor Swift and Alyssa Butcher. Photo Contributed
James McTaggart, Taylor Swift and Alyssa Butcher. Photo Contributed Contributed Photo ROK151213swift

Rockhampton pair get 'Swifted' by country singer's attention

ONE shoulder-tap was all it took for Rockhampton's Alyssa Butcher to worm her way into the presence of an A-lister.

For about six minutes, Alyssa and her friend James McTaggart laughed with, spoke and listened to country-pop sensation Taylor Swift backstage after her Brisbane performance last weekend.

Taylor's mother Andrea Finlay was walking through the crowd. Upon recognising her, Alyssa shoulder-tapped Andrea and started crying.

Andrea told Alyssa and James to grab their stuff because they were going backstage to meet Taylor.


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