The brief yet lovely meeting between Taylor Swift and Simone Biles was one of the highlights of the Gracie Awards 2021. The two well-known personalities were praising one other and made sure to express their appreciation in front of the crowd. Biles lauded Swift's "creativity and storytelling" when presenting her with an award. ’
While presenting an award to Taylor Swift for Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions, the Olympic gold winner remarked, "It is awarded to a woman who has made contributions to media that go above and beyond." Biles thanked the Willow singer for constantly bringing attention to critical topics.
Taylor Swift welcomed Biles' choice to take a hiatus due to mental health concerns ahead of the 2021 Olympics. Biles raved about Taylor, saying, "She's always been so raw, upfront, and honest, and that's one of the many things I adore about her." Swift, too, showed her thanks to Biles and appreciated the athletes' nice comments for her when accepting the prize.
"I adore you," Swift added, adding that Biles' compliments made her "heart skip a beat." The duo appeared to be praising each other as two closest friends during their conversation. Swift praised Biles throughout her Olympic trip in 2021, while Biles praised Taylor's career and efforts, making the pair's quick but cheerful encounter a success with their fans.
Swift expressed gratitude to her fans, acknowledging that they are the reason for her success. Swift addressed her fans, "Thank you for caring about all of this.'' "Thank you for allowing us to all get together in this way... You shaped this record into what it is, and you never cease to amaze me," she said.