But the rest of the world has caught up since the start of his relationship with the pop icon Taylor Swift. Those laurels established Kelce as a superstar in his own right in the most powerful US sports league. Yet what has also apparently been key for Kelce in his courtship of Swift are his political beliefs. Kelce has used a handful of occasions since then to show his willingness to take stands, even if it means placing himself in the crosshairs of the US’s political right. On Swift, Kelce has said all the things she and her fans could want to hear at this stage.