December 6, 2013

Lorde's mom: George Brett photo was in Lorde's vintage National Geographic collection

Lorde's mom, Sonja Yelich, emailed the Star March 20 and helped explain the George Brett connection. National Geographic had confirmed that pop star Lorde was referring to a photo of Kansas City Royals’ baseball legend George Brett when she explained where she got the inspiration for her megahit “Royals.”
Mystery solved!

On Thursday March 20, Sonja Yelich emailed us to say she enjoyed this article about her daughter Ella -- aka Lorde.

And she answered our question about how the teen pop sensation came across a 37-year-old National Geographic magazine, "Ella used to collect vintage National Geographics," her mom told us.

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