Jo Koy has responded to Taylor Swift's reaction to a joke he made while hosting the Golden Globes.
During the annual award ceremony, the comedian joked about the singer's relationship with Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce and the coverage of her attendance at his football games.
"As you know, we came on after a football doubleheader. The big difference between the Golden Globes and the NFL - on the Golden Globes we have fewer camera shots to Taylor Swift," the host quipped while on stage.
The camera then cut to the All Too Well hitmaker, who appeared unamused as she pressed her lips together before taking a sip of wine.
Speaking to Entertainment Tonight at Billboard's Golden Globes afterparty, the comedian commented on Taylor's reaction.
"Aww, man, it was cute. I was just saying it was cute," he told the outlet. "I was just saying it's less cutaways, that's all."
In a separate interview with Extra, the 52-year-old insisted that the joke was a "compliment".
"It was a compliment, like she could be more intimate tonight, that's all," he explained.
During an interview with Time magazine in December, the 34-year-old pop star stated that she has "no idea" how often she is being filmed when she attends Travis's football games.
"I don't know how they know what suite I'm in," Taylor said. "There's a camera, like, a half-mile away, and you don't know where it is, and you have no idea when the camera is putting you in the broadcast, so I don't know if I'm being shown 17 times or once."
"I'm just there to support Travis," the Cruel Summer singer added. "I have no awareness of if I'm being shown too much and p**sing off a few dads, Brads, and Chads."