Taylor Swift took to the stage to deliver a captivating 15-minute speech during the wedding of Jack Antonoff and Margaret Qualley, held at Long Beach Island, NJ. The global music sensation interwove her speech with a blend of earnest sentiments and light-hearted jokes.
As reported by Page Six, one of the standout jests was Swift playfully teasing Antonoff for not reciprocating the appreciation she often showers on him during her award acceptance speeches.
The dynamic duo of Swift and Antonoff boasts a combined tally of 20 Grammys, with Antonoff securing the coveted Producer of the Year title consecutively in 2022 and 2023. Their creative camaraderie commenced in 2012, birthing several iconic albums, the most recent being Swift’s chart-topper, ‘Midnights’.
Starry Celebrations and Memorable Moments
The night was further illuminated by singer Lana Del Rey’s musical tribute, as she performed ‘Margaret’, a song inspired by the bride herself, setting the tone for the couple’s inaugural dance. Amplifying the evening’s uniqueness was the presence of a tattoo artist, providing guests an opportunity to immortalize their memories of the day.
An array of heartfelt speeches by loved ones followed. The lineup featured the bride and groom’s parents, namely, Andie MacDowell, Paul Qualley, Rick Antonoff, and Shira Antonoff. Additionally, siblings Rainey Qualley, Justin Qualley, and Rachel Antonoff shared their thoughts, as did Paul Downs Colaizzo. The couple’s close confidant, Andy Snyder, played a pivotal role, overseeing the wedding rites.
Star-studded Guest List
The elegant nuptial ceremony, orchestrated by Mark Seed, was nothing short of a Hollywood gala. Among the glittering guests were eminent figures like Cara Delevingne, Channing Tatum, and Zoe Kravitz. Other notable attendees encompassed The 1975’s drummer, George Daniel, and Jenna Lyons.
An intriguing tidbit from the night was the reunion of Taylor Swift with her former ‘girl squad’ mate, Cara Delevingne. Eyewitnesses mentioned the two indulging in a lively three-hour session at Bird & Betty’s, revelling in dance and relishing the sight of the couple cutting their wedding cake.