Adorable moment young Taylor Swift fan surprised with tickets to Edinburgh show


A young Taylor Swift fan was surprised with tickets to the popstar's Edinburgh Murrayfield concert, with her heartwarming reaction going viral in adorable footage.

Lexi-Mae Smith, a massive Swiftie, was shocked when her parents presented tickets to Friday's show at the West End music venue after being under the impression they exhausted all options and couldn't find tickets.

However, as Glasgow Live reports, the seven-year-old was then sent into a frenzy when she was driven to the venue on Friday to listen to the gig from outside the ground.

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Dad Gary Elliott and mum Karen Smith told Lexi-Mae to get dressed up and her older sisters Summer and Chloe even did her hair and makeup before they set off. When they arrived, she was given the surprise of a lifetime.

Garry captured the moment on film when she was presented with the tickets. Lexi-Mae looked stunned before beginning to cry and giving her mum a big hug. A later video showed the youngster singing along at the concert to Love Story - her favourite Taylor Swift song.

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Lexi-Mae told Glasgow Live that she was was "very excited" by the surprise. She said: "I was very excited, I didn't expect it at all.

"Taylor Swift is my favourite singer and my favourite song from the concert was Love Story. I've been a fan for five years, since I was a baby."

Garry added: "Friday morning I went on a school trip with her to the Glasgow Science Centre. We'd been trying to get tickets for weeks and weeks but they were so expensive. My fiancée phoned me that morning saying there were tickets and I said to just take them. We paid £300 for each tickets - £600 in total."

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He said he was shocked by the popularity of the video, which has had nearly 300,000 views since he posted it.

"I take videos all the time, for instagram and TikTok and I never thought it'd go the way it went," he said. "My phone has been nonstop.

"It's not even just me, her sister and everything, they got her all ready. It was just madness. To see everybody commenting, it makes me feel so proud of what we did for her."