Taylor Swift Responds To Disney Spring’s Waitress Social Media Post


It was in middle of her shift last week, when Samantha Jacobson got the news that she wouldn’t have her job as a cocktail server at a restaurant in Disney Springs, much longer. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Disney was essentially shutting down.

“It was a shock, because this is my only source of income and I love my job,” Jacobson said. “It was pretty hard and stressful.”

Samantha has no savings and no other job opportunities (as everything was temporarily closing). So the 24-year-old Millennial took to social media to post about it. Needless to say, she got a response and it was from someone she never thought would notice. Taylor Swift was the one who answered her social media post.

Initially Samantha thought she might be in the middle of being scammed, she definitely didn’t think this was real. She goes into say that she probably clicked the icon 10 or 15 times to see if it really went back to her actual Twitter.

But it was real, and Swift immediately sent $3,000 to Jacobson’s PayPal account.

“It’s crazy. I’m still speechless,” Jacobson said. “So many people have reached out and messaged me and called me, and I just can’t wrap my head around that, out of her millions and millions of fans, she picked me. I think it really shows that there are still so many good people in the world with such pure hearts that really, genuinely just want to help people.”

Samantha has said that she plans to pay off her bills and plans to pay it forward.


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