The NFL star’s pals said Kelce and Swift have a mutual respect for each other’s success, NFL continue

“But at the same time, I’m not running away from any of it…. The scrutiny she gets, how much she has a magnifying glass on her, every single day, paparazzi outside her house, outside every restaurant she goes to, after every flight she gets off, and she’s just living, enjoying life. When she acts like that I better not be the one acting all strange.”

Of course, all eyes have been on Swift and Kelce since the singer confirmed their romance by appearing alongside his mother, Donna, at Travis’ Sept. 24 football game.

Since then, their romance has gone international, with Travis supporting Swift in the crowd at one of her South American Eras Tour shows earlier this month.

“They’re still a little shocked by all of it — that he’s dating the Taylor Swift, but they’ve seen how down to earth she is with his friends and family.”

The source added that the “Blank Space” singer and the Kansas City Chiefs tight end, 34, are good together because they are both “really hard workers” and have a mutual respect for the other’s career.

“…he acknowledges her art is hers, and he has what’s his,” they shared. “He understands the territory their relationship comes with and like he said, isn’t letting any of the hoopla impact how they’re growing together.”