OK, maybe it’s a stretch to say they’re the stars of the show, but Taylor Swift’s cats, Olivia and Meredith, make an appearance in Deadpool 2. Taken to Charles Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters to be nursed back to health, Ryan Reynolds’ character, Wade, ends up wearing an Olivia/Meredith t-shirt that boasts, “Olivia and Meredith, Friends Furrrrever.”
The cats probably got the part in the movie because Reynolds is married to Blake Lively, one of Swift’s besties. Or maybe it’s just because they were the best cats for the job. After all, Olivia has stretched her acting chops in Diet Coke and Direct TV ads and they’ve both been featured in some of Tay’s social media vids. And OMG, they are adorable! If Deadpool 2 is a hit, its success will be attributable to the kitty cameo, dontcha think?
Taylor Swift’s cats make a cameo in Deadpool 2 — and we probably have Blake Lively to thank for this The jokes and references come faster than you cay say “whoa, Wade Wilson, slow down” in Deadpool 2, but that’s pretty much the point of the movie.
In Deadpool 2, the jokes and references come faster than you cay say, “whoa, Wade Wilson, slow down,” but that’s pretty much the point of the movie. The anti-hero who ends up being a hero is known for a reason as the “merc with a mouth” because he really doesn’t stop talking, ever. And if he’s not cracking a joke, he’s insulting someone, or turning to the audience to poke fun at the Avengers. It’s a lot to take in, so there’s obviously a handful of things you’re going to miss on your first (or even your second) viewing.
One thing you definitely missed because you weren’t looking for it? A Taylor Swift joke. Yes, in between the bullets and the blood, Deadpool takes a second to shout out Tay herself — but it’s a pretty obscure reference and really only obvious to the die-hard Swifties. See? Deadpool 2 really does have something for everyone.
From here on out there are tiny, mild spoilers — but you’ve gotta know how Taylor Swift makes her way into the Deadpool Cinematic Universe. After he manages to really F some stuff up, Deadpool finds himself at Charles Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, aka the home of the X-Men. Colossus, aka that big silver-y metal guy, has taken Wade there to nurse him back to health and put him in whatever clothes he can find. It’s really nothing more than some sweatpants and a hoodie, but if you look closely at the T-shirt Wade is now wearing, there are two very familiar cats on it.
Because those are Taylor Swift’s cats.
Yes, Olivia and Meredith make a cameo in Deadpool 2. The T-shirt in question actually says “Olivia and Meredith, Friends Furrrrever.”
It’s random, but it’s actually not that random. In case you’ve forgotten (AS IF YOU COULD EVER FORGET), Ryan Reynolds — the man behind the Deadpool mask — is married to Blake Lively. Blake Lively happens to be good friends with Taylor Swift. So you just know at some point in time a funny T-shirt conversation came up, and someone in the Reynolds-Lively house was like, “Okay, but what about putting Olivia and Meredith in the movie?”