Taylor Swift gets fan mail and gets spammed by a man every 15 mins -- not the star, him

23 November 2015 / 11 months 6 days ago

No, we are not talking about the mega-popular Hollywood pop star. We're talking about the man on the left.

This 'other' Taylor Swift is a 30-year-old freelance photographer. And he is also a guy. 

According to AsianTown, he gets lots of fan mail and attention because of his identical name to the famous singer. He has had to change his email because of that.

One man in particular sends him messages every 15 minutes about his life. He also has received more colourful submissions. 

The craziness began in 2006, when Swift said he began to get fan mail meant for the pop star.

Things then really took off after the singer’s Kanye moment in 2009.

Since then, he gets constant comments when he shows someone his ID, or has to wear a nametag.

“I gave a TEDx talk and was introduced as Taylor Swift…collective disappointment from the audience,” he said.

“I’ve had people take photos with me and ask for autographs. I’ve been asked to leave messages on receipts for people, baristas and waitstaff playing jokes on each other.”

Does he wish he was not Taylor Swift? Swift says he likes his name as it's bizarre to get an “odd glimpse into stardom.”

“It’s been cool to see how much T-Swift impacts her fans, I think it’s a testament to who she is,” he said. “There is also a darker side, stalkers and total creeps.”

However, he hasn't met the other Taylor Swift yet.

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