Taylor Swift makes surprise appearance at Stonewall Inn after Pride anthem release

Taylor Swift performed at New York's Stonewall Inn

Taylor Swift made a surprise appearance at New York City’s iconic Stonewall Inn on Friday night, after dropping a new single protesting homophobia.

After dropping a new Pride anthem on Friday (June 14), the singer made a surprise appearance at the Stonewall Inn, which is this month marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots that sparked the modern LGBT+ rights movement.

Taylor Swift performed ‘Shake It Off’ to Stonewall Inn crowd

Swift appeared on stage as a special guest during a show from Modern Family‘s Jesse Tyler Ferguson, performing her hit “Shake It Off.”

Speaking to the crowd, Swift said: “It’s an absolute honour to be here at the Stonewall Inn.

“Thank you for being so wonderful, it’s so fun dancing with you. Happy Pride month!”

Ferguson tweeted: “I’m so happy I don’t have to keep this secret any longer.

“Look who came to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall at the Stonewall Inn. @taylorswift13, you are a gem.

“Thank you for everything you do for the LGBTQ community. We ❤️ you! ”

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The pop star released new single “You Need To Calm Down” on Friday (June 14) in which the singer directly calls out homophobia, just in time for Pride Month.

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