Sir Ian McKellen Performs Dramatic Reading of Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood"

Sir Ian McKellen trumps all the "Bad Blood" covers out there with his dramatic reading of Taylor Swift lyrics.

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The only thing better than Taylor Swift might be Sir Ian McKellen reciting Taylor Swift. The actor has been on a press tour promoting his upcoming movie Mr. Holmes co-starring Laura Linney​ out in theaters tomorrow and the greatest gift has come in his stop over at Yahoo! In the clip, the legendary 76 year-old actor performs a dramatic reading of "some of [his] favorite lyrics" including Taylor's "Bad Blood" and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk." Hearing Sir Ian recits the words "girls hit your, hallelujah whoo!" is pretty incredible, but nothing compares to hearing him speak the words "You made a really deep cut and baby, now we got bad blood" with such conviction. It's like he's saying it directly to Professor Xavier.

While Taylor has been bringing out her Swift squad of Gigi Hadid and Karlie Kloss at her concerts along with musical guests like The Weeknd and Nick Jonas, maybe she should consider bringing out Ian as his next concert special guest? Watch the whole video above. 

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