You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


James Taylor’s sons more excited to meet Kelly Clarkson than the president

Continue reading below

President Obama wasn’t even the most interesting person at his own inauguration. At least according to Rufus and Henry Taylor, the 11-year-old twins of singer James Taylor and his wife, Kim . (Taylor sang at the ceremony.) We’re told the brothers were especially excited to meet Kelly Clarkson , who performed “My Country ’Tis of Thee” at the inauguration. As they were walked by their mother and father to the singer’s dressing room, which was set up in a senator’s office at the Capitol, Rufus whispered, “Mom, Dad, don’t say anything, please. Let us do the talking.” . . . By the way, that whole controversy about Beyoncé lip-synching at the inauguration doesn’t bother Aero­smith’s Steven Tyler . Asked about it by TMZ, the 64-year-old broke into song. “Whatever gets you through the night,” he bellowed, borrowing a line from John Lennon . He then added, “Beyoncé’s so hot she can do anything. Let’s just get real.”

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of