Vanessa Hudgens Reacts to Taylor Swift Travis Kelce HSM Comparison

Vanessa Hudgens Responds to 'High School Musical ' Comparisons Between Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce's Relationship

The similarities were noticed on Jan. 8, when Swift, who had been attending a Kansas City Chiefs football game all season long, missed one game to attend the 81st Golden Globe Awards.

While some were surprised by Swift's absence, she had good reason for skipping the event: The film of her tour was nominated for both Film and Box Office Achievement Awards.

"With the Chiefs game and the Golden Globes being hours apart, it reminds me of Troy and Gabriella doing basketball and the academic decathlon while auditioning for the school musical," one fan said at X (previously called Twitter) wrote) at the time.

"Troy and Gabriella's coding is crazy," another Swiftie wrote.

Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift after the Kansas City Chiefs qualified for the 2024 Super Bowl. Patrick Smith/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Vanessa's "funny" response

Hudgens, who plays Gabriella Montez in the Disney musical, was quick to hear the comparisons among fans. "So funny," she wrote under the Entertainment Tonight Instagram post.

High School Musical , which premiered on the Disney Channel in 2006, tells the story of A+ student Gabriella Montez (Hudgens) and star athlete Troy Bolton (Zac Efron), despite their differences. , but they fall in love and secretly audition for East High School's musical.

Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Blue, Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens. Fred Hayes/Disney Channel/Kobal/Shutterstock

The film spawned two sequels, 2007's "High School Musical 2" and 2008's "High School Musical 3: Senior Year ." In 2019, the spin-off series "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" starring Olivia Rodrigo premiered on Disney+.