We'll say it now: Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart reciting Taylor Swift lyrics is the most uplifting audio experience of 2015.
Both halves of favourite celebrity bromance have recorded themselves delivering lyrics from Swifty's Bad Blood
and Blank Space
, before adorably tweeting the singer to ask if they could be the latest addition to her high-powered circle of friends.
While Stewart gave a rousing rendition of Blank Space
for NPR's Ask Me Another
podcast, his X-Men
co-star McKellen tackled Bad Blood
for Yahoo! Movies. Goodbye Stephen Fry audio tapes, there's a new duo in town...
Understandably, Taylor was just as impressed as the rest of us, confirming that the pair had made the cut yesterday (July 16).
"You've made my day", the 25-year-old wrote. "You two are my ULTIMATE Squad Goals".
OURS TOO. And Taylor, if there's not a new Bad Blood
video cut where Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen dress up in leather catsuits and fire a grenade launcher next to Karlie Kloss in the pipeline, you'll have us to answer to...
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