Taylor Swift helps pay off student loan, makes fan cry
Taylor Swift sure knows how to make her fans cry -- with tears of joy.
Last month, the pop superstar sent holiday gifts to fans, resulting in tears, screams and practically everything in between -- all caught on video.
In one of her latest kind gestures, Swift sent superfan Rebekah Bortniker a watercolor (painted by Swift herself!), a necklace and a check for $1,989. The check, which references her new Grammy-nominated album "1989," was meant to go toward helping Bortniker pay off her student loans.
"Rebekah, now you're closer to paying those student loans," Swift wrote in a note. Bortniker had a hard time controlling her tears while reading the message aloud in a video posted on YouTube.
"Hi you! I was thinking about you today and how you've been there cheering me on in the most thoughtful and creative ways," Swift wrote in a card. "I really really really really hope you like it. I'm not a good painter but I think you're so beautiful and positive, even though you're dealing with the stress life brings, so I wanted to make you something."
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