Today, we have proof that no matter how much money or power you have, you cannot get out of jury duty, because Taylor Swift is currently serving her civic duty.
Taylor was chosen to serve on jury duty today and even took the time to take pictures with the people in her group! pic.twitter.com/p2K6bo0f3T
— Taylor Swift Updates (@TSwiftLA) August 29, 2016
Swift reported to jury duty in her hometown of Nashville, and was more than happy to laugh, hang out, and take selfies with all of her fellow jury members. Because if upholding the constitution is about one thing, it’s about protecting your right to take selfies with celebrities!
Happy to take selfies with us all pic.twitter.com/N6BetYdKHK
— Tracy Bates (@TracysActivism) August 29, 2016
when your dad has jury duty with taylor swift … pic.twitter.com/9dAqklemiN
— anna clare (@annaclare15) August 29, 2016
— Ƞ₳₮ĦȺ₦ ĦɄ฿Ƀ₳ɌÐ (@n8foo) August 29, 2016
live everyday like you’re international superstar taylor swift HYPE AF to be at jury duty pic.twitter.com/rqiFMIXZyz
— tess mcgeer (@tessmcgeer) August 29, 2016
While it’s nice that she was cool about signing autographs for her fellow jurors, Taylor — a diehard Law and Order fan who has a cat named Olivia Benson, for f*ck’s sake — was released from her jury duties after a few hours. I say unfortunately because there was a sliver of a chance that Taylor Swift could have found herself on a high profile murder case, which would have meant jury sequestration. Frankly, the idea of Taylor Swift being completely isolated from the public for a few months is not the worst idea we’ve ever heard (plus she’d probably walk out with her first album ever that has nothing to do about her own goddamn love life. Unless, of course, she fell in love with the murder suspect on trial or something. Now that would be a justifiable reason to write a chorus that goes “I knew you were trouble when you walked in”).
PS: Josh Gad made a funny point we can all relate to…
How does Taylor Swift look better at Jury Duty then I do all year?
— Josh Peck (@ItsJoshPeck) August 29, 2016
Answer: because Taylor Swift is one of the richest celebrities in the world whose image is a money printing machine that must be well-maintained!
If you were to serve jury duty with any celebrity, who would it be and why? Let us know on Twitter @Smosh!