If you don’t know the Weeknd’s music, you at least might recognize him from his sprawling, here-there-and-everywhere hair.
Which is why it must have been hard to Taylor Swift to resist touching it when she first met the singer.
In an interview with the Rolling Stone, the Weeknd described their encounter at an after party for the Grammy’s.
First, Swift buttered the Toronto-based singer up with some flattery.
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"She was like, 'I've been listening to 'The Morning' [from House of Balloons] for years — it's one of my favorite songs ever!'” the Weeknd said. “I mean, she might have just Googled it. But she seemed genuine."
Then, she went in for the kill.
“The whole time she was talking, she was kind of, like, petting my hair?” he said. “I think she was just drawn to it—she must have been a little gone off a few drinks. And of course, I’m not going to be like, ‘Hey, can you stop?’ I mean, it felt good! But when she started petting my hair, that’s when I was like, ‘I definitely need a drink.’”
We’d probably cop a feel for the Weeknd’s locks, too, if we had a few adult beverages.
Because who could resist a mane like that?