Scroll Top

Chiefs star Mitch Schwartz’s wife blasts Harrison Butker for quoting Taylor Swift in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ speech

Harrison Butker is being blasted for quoting “Bejeweled.”

Former Kansas City Chiefs star Mitch Schwartz’s wife, Brooke Schwartz, slammed the team’s kicker for using Taylor Swift’s lyrics in his sexist, anti-LGBTQ commencement speech.

“I find it odd he quoted Taylor Swift in his propaganda speech,” the 30-year-old told her Instagram followers Wednesday.

Brooke Schwartz compared the controversial address to “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Chiefs star Mitch Schwartz’s wife blasts Harrison Butker for quoting Taylor Swift in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ speech

Mitch Schwartz’s wife blasted the kicker for quoting Taylor Swift. Instagram/davidhenrie

She posted a screenshot of the Grammy winner’s “You Need to Calm Down,” asking, “Is he unaware of her very public views?”

While speaking to Benedictine College graduates on May 11, Butker referred to Swift, 34, by way of her boyfriend, Travis Kelce.

“As my teammate’s girlfriend says, ‘Familiarity breeds contempt,’” the athlete, 28, said.

“Is he unaware of her very public views?” she asked brooke.lynn.19/Instagram

Brooke posted a lengthy rant about the “gross” and “backwards” speech. brooke.lynn.19/Instagram

Want more celebrity and pop culture news?

Start your day with Page Six Daily.

Thanks for signing up!

Butker spoke to the female students about being “homemakers” like his wife, Isabelle Butker, with Brooke likening his address to “The Handmaid’s Tale” in her Instagram Story response.

“I’m going to sound controversial since Mitch was teammates with him for many years,” she said. “I’ve stayed quiet about a lot of things, but this is absolutely so gross and backwards to me.

“This is what we’re telling young women graduating college?” Brooke continued. “That the most important thing they can become is a homemaker?”

Butker spoke at Benedictine College on May 11. BenedictineCollege

His speech featured many sexist and anti-LGBTQ comments. Getty Images

She went on to write that “it is NEVER, EVER a man’s place to tell women what their roles are.”

While Butker has yet to speak out about his controversial speech since it began making headlines, he has been slammed by Maria Shriver, Hoda Kotb, Jenna Bush Hager and more celebrities.

Follow Page Six’s coverage of Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift’s whirlwind romance

Whoopi Goldberg, however, defended his comments on “The View,” saying he is “welcome” to his beliefs as a “staunch Catholic.”

The NFL player used a lyric from Swift’s “Bejeweled.” Harrison Butker/X

He referred to her only as his “teammate [Travis Kelce’s] girlfriend.” GC Images

As for Kelce, 34, and Swift, the pair have stayed quiet about the scandal.

The couple are in Europe amid the Grammy winner’s Eras Tour and were photographed enjoying a dinner date in Lake Como on Monday.

They spent three nights at the luxurious Villa Sola Cabiati.

Privacy Preferences
When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in form of cookies. Here you can change your privacy preferences. Please note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we offer.