Why Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce Haven’t Been Seen Together for a Month

This time a month ago, Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce were photographed together in Lake Como, Italy, following Swift’s May 12 concert in Paris. She gave him multiple tributes on stage, then left France to have an Italian romantic getaway with him. The couple spent a few days enjoying PDA-filled boat rides and candlelit dinners at Grand Hotel Tremezzo’s Villa Sola Cabiati.

They parted ways at the end of the week, with Swift beginning her Stockholm, Sweden, shows on Friday, May 17, and Kelce hosting his music festival, Kelce Jam, in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday, May 18. The couple hasn’t been seen together since.

Kelce has had different work commitments throughout his NFL offseason, some connected to football and others linked to his burgeoning acting career. Swift, of course, has been playing her tour dates across Europe.

A source told Us Weekly on May 23 though that Kelce really does intend to see Swift when he can. “He wants to support her as much as he can while he can, so he’s going to [go] back and forth from the U.S. to Europe while he has the time,” the source said.

Below, a breakdown of where the couple has been since their Italy vacation and why their schedules haven’t intersected. Note that Swift has been able to spend her breaks between shows largely out of the public eye.

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May 17–19: Swift in Stockholm, Kelce in Kansas City

Paparazzi photos started coming out of Swift and Kelce’s Lake Como trip around this time.

Following the couple’s Italian vacation, Swift played in Stockholm for three days from May 17 to May 19. Swift was on Kelce’s mind though during Kelce Jam on May 18. He shared a little about the hosting advice she gave him to E!: “[She said,] ‘Go out and have fun.’ She wishes she was here, I know that, but she’s got a lot of people she’s performing for.”

Kelce finished filming Ryan Murphy’s upcoming series Grotesquerie before Swift’s next tour dates. A source told Us Weekly on May 23 that the Chiefs player was done with his big acting debut: “Travis had an incredible time filming. He had fun doing it.”

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Taylor Swift performing in Stockholm, Sweden.Michael Campanella/TAS24 - Getty Images

May 24–25: Swift in Lisbon, Kelce in Dallas

Kelce traveled from Kansas City to Dallas while Swift did her weekend shows in Lisbon, Portugal. Kelce and Mahomes were photographed at the Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game on May 26.

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Following her shows, Swift took a well-deserved break from the spotlight and kept a low profile until her next concert in Madrid.

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Taylor Swift performing in LisbonPedro Gomes/TAS24

May 29–30: Swift in Madrid, Kelce in Kansas City

Swift did two midweek shows in Madrid, Spain, while Kelce participated in a voluntary Chiefs organized team activity in Kansas City on May 30.

May 31–June 1: Swift in London, Kelce in D.C. and Kansas City

Swift made a visit to London between her Madrid and Lyon, France, shows to see her friend Cara Delevingne perform in Cabaret on May 31. Delevingne later shared a photo of Swift backstage with her. Swift was in a Stella McCartney sweater:.

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Kelce had a big Friday too, traveling to Washington, D.C. with the Chiefs to meet President Joe Biden. The team celebrated their Super Bowl win at the White House.

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On June 1, Kelce was back in Kansas City, performing at the 2024 Big Slick Celebrity Weekend in Kansas City. He dodged a Taylor Swift engagement question during a comedy sketch where Jason Sudeikis asked, while in character, when Kelce planned to make an “honest woman” out of Swift. Kelce just smiled and scratched his beard in response.

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Travis Kelce and Patrick Mahomes at the Big Slick Celebrity WeekendKyle Rivas - Getty Images

A few weeks earlier on May 21, a source told Us Weekly that Kelce was just enjoying the current moment with Swift. “Travis has no plans on proposing to Taylor anytime soon,” the source said. “It’s not even on his radar. Marriage is something he takes very seriously and not something he would ever just jump into without giving it some careful consideration.”

June 2–3: Swift in Lyon, Kelce laying low

After an eventful three days for Kelce, the Chiefs player spent his Sunday and Monday out of the spotlight. Swift, meanwhile, did her two last shows in France, playing in Lyon. She notably sang “Fifteen” during the first night. Fans filmed her smiling in reaction to the song’s football lyric, “But in your life, you’ll do things greater than / Dating the boy on the football team / But I didn’t know it at 15.”

June 7–9: Swift in Edinburgh, Kelce in Ohio

Swift managed to stay out of the spotlight after her Lyon shows ended. She kicked off her tour’s U.K. leg on June 7, performing in Edinburgh, Scotland, for three nights.

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Taylor Swift performing in Edinburgh, ScotlandGareth Cattermole/TAS24 - Getty Images

Meanwhile, Kelce spent June 8 in Eastlake, Ohio. He played in the David Njoku Celebrity Softball Game and won the home run derby trophy with 11 home runs.

June 11: Swift in London, Kelce in Kansas City

Swift will play her Liverpool shows starting on June 13. But in between those tour dates, the singer traveled back to London, where she was photographed having a girls’ night out with Kate Moss, Stella McCartney, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Cara Delevingne, and Lena Dunham among others, the Daily Mail reported. The outlet ran a photo of Swift out in a gray blazer, black corset top, and dark pants.

Meanwhile, Kelce spent June 11 in Kansas City at a mandatory Chiefs minicamp. He dodged a Taylor Swift question during a post-practice press conference. A reporter asked what dish he and Swift most like to cook together. Kelce replied, via Entertainment Tonight, “That’s a good question. I’ll keep the answer to myself, but I thoroughly enjoy cooking with her. I’d rather keep it personal.” He told reporters later, “Taylor makes a great Pop-Tart and cinnamon roll.”

When could Swift and Kelce reunite?

Kelce has a work commitment taking him back to Europe very soon, actually. Page Six reported that on June 20, he and his brother, Jason, will be recording an episode of New Heights during the Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity in France.

Swift is on break from her tour that day, meaning she could join him in Cannes. He could also join her in London the next day, where she will begin playing her Eras Tour shows in the city on June 21.

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