Golden Globes 2020: The 1 Reason Taylor Swift and Amy Poehler Presenting An Award Together Meant A Lot

by Jeremy Spirogis
Amy Poehler and Taylor Swift onstage during the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 5, 2020

All appears to be good between Taylor Swift and Amy Poehler. 

The “Christmas Tree Farm” singer and comic introduced the award for finest animated movie collectively on the 2020 Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 5, 2020, seven years after Poehler and Tina Fey, made a joke about Swift once they co-hosted the identical occasion. 

Taylor Swift and Amy Poehler joked collectively

“Amy and I are excited about this next category because we both love animation,” Swift, 30, stated, to which Poehler replied, “Speak for yourself, Taylor. I like movies about people, by people.”

Amy Poehler and Taylor Swift onstage during the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 5, 2020
Amy Poehler and Taylor Swift onstage in the course of the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 5, 2020 | Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal Media, LLC by way of Getty Images

The two gave the impression to be in good spirits — there appeared to be no awkwardness as they delivered their traces — doing their jobs as presenters. Swift, who had a task within the musical, Cats, attended the awards ceremony not solely as a presenter however as a nominee within the class of Best Original Song. Together, she and Andrew Lloyd Webber wrote, “Beautiful Ghosts,” a tune that had been created particularly for Cats

During their dialog whereas presenting, Swift requested Poehler who she believed made animated movies. Poehler, 48, replied, “Tiny mice, during the night. Duh!” Swift agreed, saying, “It makes sense!” From there the 2 introduced the winner of the class, Missing Link

Poehler and Tina Fey upset Swift with joke at 2013 Golden Globes

This went down as one of many extra stunning moments from the night contemplating what occurred seven years prior on the 2013 Golden Globes when Poehler and Fey made a joke about Swift’s love life. 

Fey recommended Swift ought to decide to not date actor Michael J. Fox’s son, Sam Michael Fox, who occurred to be a Golden Globe Ambassador that 12 months, based on People. 

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 13, 2013Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 13, 2013
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on the 2013 Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 13, 2013 | Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

“You know what Taylor Swift? You stay away from Michael J. Fox’s son,” Fey, stated on the Golden Globes in 2013. “Or go for it,” Poehler replied. “No, she needs some me-time to learn about herself,” Fey added. 

Later that 12 months throughout an interview for Vanity Fair, Swift commented on the joke. 

“You know, Katie Couric is one of my favorite people,” Swift stated. “Because she said to me she had heard a quote that she loved, that said, ‘There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.’”

She continued, calling out folks for criticizing her love date and who she’s seen relationship. 

Taylor Swift at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 13, 2013Taylor Swift at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 13, 2013
Taylor Swift on the 2013 Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 13, 2013 | Jason Merritt/Getty Images

“For a female to write about her feelings, and then be portrayed as some clingy, insane, desperate girlfriend in need of making you marry her and have kids with her, I think that’s taking something that potentially should be celebrated — a woman writing about her feelings in a confessional way — that’s taking it and turning it and twisting it into something that is frankly a little sexist,” she stated in the identical 2013 interview. 

Poehler and Fey apologized to Swift

After the Golden Globes joke and Swift’s feedback to Vanity Fair, each Poehler and Fey replied publicly. 

“I feel bad if she was upset,” Poehler informed The Hollywood Reporter later that 12 months. “I am a feminist and she is a young and talented girl. That being said, I do agree I am going to hell. But for other reasons. Mostly boring tax stuff.”

Meanwhile, Fey commented on the state of affairs to Entertainment Tonight, saying, “It was a joke. It was a lighthearted joke. And it’s a shame that she didn’t take it in the crazy-aunt spirit in which it was intended.”

Swift and Katy Perry ended their feud

This isn’t the primary time Swift has appeared to patch up a relationship with a fellow celeb. She and fellow pop singer, Katy Perry, reunited in her 2019 music video for “You Need to Calm Down.” Dressed as french fries, Swift hugged Perry, who donned a burger costume. 

For extra on the Golden Globe Awards, get a whole record of the winners.

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