Former NFL player J.J. Watt recently shared his thoughts on the criticism surrounding Taylor Swift’s support for her boyfriend Travis Kelce. According to Watt, “She’s just showing support for her man, I can’t comprehend why people are so bothered by it. They should focus on their own lives…

Former NFL player J.J. Watt recently shared his thoughts on the criticism surrounding Taylor Swift's support for her boyfriend Travis Kelce. According to Watt,

tight end and his pop superstar girlfriend is so refreshing.

Watt, who retired from the NFL after the 2022 season and is currently an NFL analyst for CBS Sports, recently opened up about the massive amount of attention Swift and Kelce’s romance has attracted at Chiefs games this season.on Monday, Jan. 29.

I mean, they show celebrities at games all the time. Don’t act like we don’t show male celebrities at games all the time. I don’t really understand why it’s caused such an uproar.”

The former defensive end continued: “I mean, she’s literally there supporting her significant other, and that’s what you should do as a significant other. So I think that it’s great.”Because Swift has attracted so many new NFL fans—who likely would not have watched professional football otherwise—Watt said the increased interest “should be nothing but celebrated.”

Watt isn’t the only former NFL player/coach to weigh in on the media frenzy surrounding Kelce and Swift’s romance. Hall-of-Famer Tony Dungy suggested the “Cruel Summer” songstress was part of what was.