He kicked off his long-awaited Eras tour over the weekend in Arizona.
And it wasn’t just Taylor Swift’s sprawling 44-song set that had fans talking, as the star certainly brought theatrics to the show.
The 33-year-old “Anti-Hero” singer throws himself headfirst off the stage during a performance, out of a hole in the floor.
Disappearing in the most outlandish fashion, Taylor left fans in the audience in awe as they watched the stunt unfold, with many taking to social media to share their surprise.
One fan even joked that the multi-award winning star was now hoping for an ‘Olympic medal’ while tweeting about the moment.
‘She’s now after an Olympic medal!’: Taylor Swift left fans in awe this weekend when she dove headfirst across the stage and ‘swimmed’ during the first performances of her Eras tour.
Goes Away: The Anti-Hero singer throws herself headfirst off the stage during a performance, exiting through a hole in the floor.
Taylor performed in Arizona on Friday and Saturday for the first two shows of the tour, with many audience members catching the immersion on camera.
Wearing a flowing dress, the country-turned-pop star can be seen walking towards a rectangular space that opened up on the stage.
He then raises his hands in the air and assumes a proper dunking form, before making the structure jump across the stage.
As she dives in, a splashing sound effect reaches the stadium as a graphic of her swimming below the stage is projected onto the floor, before reappearing to sing songs from her Midnights album.
Taking to Twitter to report the unexpected moment, one shocked fan wrote: ‘EXCUSE ME TAYLOR SWIFT JUST WENT ONTO THE STAGE HEAD FIRST.
While another quipped: “In addition to having won 12 Grammy Awards, being a doctor, a director, one of the most acclaimed songwriters in the music industry, and having a record-breaking career in the arts, Taylor Swift is now looking for that swim.” Olympic medal, she look at that plunge.’
“The dive was the craziest thing I’ve ever seen, it took me by surprise LMAO,” another shared.
Taylor’s highly anticipated tour has yet to reveal international dates, but it will conclude in the United States on August 9 in Los Angeles.
She’s no doubt making it worthwhile for the fans as well, as she’s been performing a whopping 44 songs throughout each night, resulting in over three hours of singing.
Getting ready: Wearing a flowing dress, the pop star-turned-country can be seen walking into a rectangular space that opened up on the stage
And…jump: He then raises his hands in the air and assumes proper diving form, before performing the structured jump across the stage.
Shocked: Taylor stunned fans in the audience as they watched the stunt unfold, with many taking to social media to share their surprise
It’s no wonder the repertoire is so extensive, as Taylor has been busy since she last took the stage in 2018, shortly after Reputation album release.
But since then, he’s released Lover, Folklore and Evermore, as well as re-recording his Red and Fearless albums.
Glendale, Arizona was delighted to have been chosen as the kick off location for Taylor’s tour, and the mayor even renamed it ‘Swift City’ for the weekend in her honor.
Performing to 70,000 fans on opening night, the 12-time Grammy winner conquered the stage in multiple outfits, including a pink rhinestone leotard with nude stockings and sparkly knee-high boots, and a sultry black one-legged bodysuit. dazzled with ruby red serpents. as bikes and cars passed her onstage.
The hitmaker also recently released four new songs in celebration of her tour, three of which are re-recordings of past songs, to get fans excited for this tour.
A true performer – she’s certainly making it worth her while for the fans as she’s been performing a whopping 44 songs throughout each night, resulting in over three hours of singing.