Country music star John Rich called on Taylor Swift to publicly acknowledge the death of country music legend Toby Keith, who played a pivotal role in launching her career.
Rich tagged Swift on social media, urging her to share words about Keith, highlighting his role in discovering her and securing her first record deal.
“When is @taylorswift13 going to share some words about Toby Keith?” Rich asked.
— John Rich🇺🇸 (@johnrich) February 6, 2024
“The man who discovered her, got her the 1st record deal? Taylor, where are you today?”
He also shared a clip of Swift expressing admiration for Keith in 2005.
Despite Swift’s massive social media following, she had not made any public statements about Keith’s passing as of Wednesday.
Years ago, Taylor Swift described Toby Keith after signing with his record label: