Taylor Swift Tells People What You May Not Already Know

Here are a few things you may not know about Taylor Swift. First of all, she accepts any and all of her nicknames, like Swifty and T-Swizzle. She loves watching Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on the Food Network and Teen Mom on MTV. She likes to download songs she hears on Grey’s Anatomy. She loves the sounds her kitchen makes when she’s cleaning it. And she considers it a privilege to hang out with her parents. “A lot of the decisions I make, I make from the perspective of, ‘What would I think of this looking back at age 80?'” she says. Sage advice from the 20-year-old superstar. This is all from the Nov. 1 issue of People with Swifty on the cover and even more untold stories about her life on pages 54-57.

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