Blake Lively’s Birthday Tribute to Taylor Swift Is Total BFF Goals

The actress and singer have been inseparable since they met in 2015.
Taylor Swift and Blake Lively

Taylor Swift and Blake Lively.

Blake Lively is getting sappy about her longtime BFF, Taylor Swift. The A Simple Favor actress took to Instagram to share the sweetest tribute in honor of the “You Belong With Me” singer’s 34th birthday on Dec. 13.

The two met in Australia in 2015 and have been best friends ever since. The 36-year-old star’s oldest daughter, James, is even featured in the first couple seconds of Swift’s Reputation track, “Gorgeous.”

“Somehow, she’s even better in real life,” the mom of four captioned a carousel she shared with her 43.5 million followers on Dec. 17. “Happy, happy birthday to the one and only.”

Swift’s star-studded birthday celebration was held at New York City’s The Box venue, and included A-listers like Miles Teller, Jack Antonoff, Gigi Hadid, Sabrina Carpenter, Zoe Kravitz and more.

The women smiled bright and shared a sweet embrace in the cover snap. Lively’s post also featured tons of high-quality pics of her girl gang and a blurry in-motion pic of the 12-time Grammy Award winner blowing out candles on a cake that read “Birthday Girl of the Year.”

“💝🥳 love you mom,” Keleigh Teller commented.

“friendship goals,” the official MTV IG account added.

“Can I be in on this friend group please 🙏,” Janelle Sherwick begged.

“the net worth in this room,” a fan pointed out.

“Blake and Taylor they do besties better then anyone 🥂,” another chimed.

“taylor’s friendship with blake is everything to me, cuties!” someone else agreed.

“Spotted S celebrating her blonde girlfriend’s birthday in New York with a famous model gigi hadid,” one person wrote, in reference to the signature Gossip Girl language.

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Ananya Panchal


Ananya Panchal is a NYC-based Lifestyle & Trending News writer at SI Swimsuit. Before joining the Swim team, the Boston University Alum worked for culture & entertainment beats at Bustle, The San Francisco Chronicle and the TODAY Show. When Ananya is not writing or doom-scrolling on social media, she can be found playing sudoku, rewatching One Tree Hill or trying new restaurants. She's also a coffee and chocolate (separately) enthusiast.