TikToker spots UK prime minister at Taylor Swift-themed SoulCycle class.

TikToker spots UK prime minister at Taylor Swift-themed SoulCycle class.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Surprise at a Taylor Swift-Themed SoulCycle Class in LA

Rishi Sunak at Santa Monica Pier

In a delightful twist of fate, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom was spotted by a TikToker at a Taylor Swift-themed SoulCycle class in Santa Monica. The TikToker, Hannah Harmelin, couldn’t believe her eyes when she realized that among the participants of the early morning class was none other than the UK PM himself.

The class was attended by heavy security personnel, clearly indicating the presence of someone important. The dimmed lights added an air of mystery to the situation, leaving Harmelin intrigued. She admitted to secretly hoping that the celebrity in question might be Taylor Swift herself, who happened to be in LA at the time. However, her excitement was slightly dampened when she discovered that it was actually the prime minister. Harmelin shared her amusement in a TikTok video, stating, “So the class ends and I’m looking around trying to see where she is. Turns out it was the prime minister of the UK. Apparently, he’s a Swiftie.”

Rishi Sunak, who assumed office last year, has previously revealed his love for Taylor Swift, proudly proclaiming himself as a “Swiftie.” He and his wife have even attended her concerts before, cementing their admiration for the pop superstar. Sunak’s appreciation for music doesn’t stop at Taylor Swift; he’s also known for starting his days with a 6 a.m. Peloton session, accompanied by a lively Britney Spears playlist.

Although there were no official comments from UK officials regarding Sunak’s fitness routine, it was confirmed that Sunak was indeed on vacation in Santa Monica during the time described in Harmelin’s TikTok video. Sunak himself mentioned on UK radio station LBC that he intended to spend part of his summer break at his penthouse apartment, valued at £5 million (approximately $6.3 million), in Santa Monica. This property holds sentimental value for the prime minister, as it was in California where he pursued his MBA at Stanford University and met his wife, Akshata Murthy.

Akshata Murthy, a billionaire, is the daughter of the founder of Infosys, one of India’s largest IT companies. Her family’s wealth significantly contributes to her status as a billionaire, adding an intriguing dimension to Sunak’s life.

Sunak’s love for music and pop culture is well-documented. He once lamented about missing the opportunity to attend the Coachella music festival due to his appointment as the UK finance minister. Additionally, he recently added his perspective to the ongoing “Barbenheimer” debate, joking about whether to watch “Barbie” or “Oppenheimer” as his cinephile choice.

With these interesting insights into Rishi Sunak’s personality, it’s clear that he leads a fascinating life beyond his political career. His unexpected presence at a Taylor Swift-themed SoulCycle class in LA, surrounded by tight security, further highlights the playful and interesting side of this high-profile politician.