Travis Kelce addresses fan theory about whether he will be in ‘Happy Gilmore 2’ with Adam Sandler

Could Travis Kelce join forces with happy gilmore? He Kansas City Chiefs tight end does not rule out a possible role in the next Netflix movie Happy Gilmore 2, but he’s still not an ace.

On Wednesday’s episode of new heightspresented by Wave Sports + Entertainment, Travis responded to a fan’s prediction that he will be announced as a cast member in the upcoming sequel to Adam SandlerThe beloved golf comedy from 1996. The 36-year-old athlete. He is an avid golferhas been actively pursuing opportunities in scripted programming and was recently photographed wearing a happy gilmore hat.

“I didn’t even know there was a job offer for Happy Gilmore 2“Travis said Wednesday. “But if there is, I’ll make a fucking extra. You know, anything to move happy gilmore or (an) Adam Sandler movie or set, count me in.”

Travis Kelce plays a shot during Capital One’s The Match VIII – Curry & Thompson vs. Mahomes & Kelce at Wynn Golf Club on June 29, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Ezra Shaw/Getty Images for the game

Travis made it clear that the fan’s suggestion was nothing more than “a conspiracy theory” at this point, but then seemed to hint at something else.

“Theories can come true,” he joked. “Theories can be true and people just don’t know it. So he could even be talking and no one knows, but he couldn’t be talking either.”

Travis Kelce wears a Happy Gilmore hat while attending Coachella with his girlfriend Taylor Swift.Gilbert Flores/WWD via Getty Images

After winning his third Super Bowl In five years, Travis has been busier than ever this NFL offseason. In addition to flying around the world with his girlfriend, Taylor Swift — who is currently performing in the European stage of his successful Eras tour — Travis has also tried his hand as a game show host for the upcoming Prime Video show. Are you smarter than a celebrity?. He will also make his official acting debut with a role in ryan murphyFX’s upcoming drama grotesqueopposite Niecy Nash Betts.

Travis’ older brother and co-host of the podcast, Legend of the Philadelphia Eagles Jason Kelcewas not swayed by the flimsy corroboration of Travis’s role in happy gilmoresaying, “There’s really no evidence to support this at all.”

Travis responded, “Other than the movie is being made and I’m looking for film offers.”

“And,” Jason continued, “we both love Adam Sandler. So we’re in the same line as a billion other people.”

Netflix announced the project earlier this month, but remained tight-lipped on specific details surrounding the sequel, including its story, writer, and director. Sandler, who starred in and co-wrote the original Universal Pictures film. happy gilmore, has confirmed his involvement.

The late Carl Weathers and Adam Sandler in Happy Gilmore.Universal Images/Getty

Travis could certainly have an advantage here if Sandler looks to score points. with his daughters — Sadie, 18, and Sunny, 15, who are die-hard Swifties.

The legendary comedian, 57, admitted in a recent interview that he gets “a little nervous” in Swift’s presence.

“Just because I don’t want to ruin it for my kids,” he said in SiriusXM Conan O’Brien needs a friend in February. “So I’m a little bit like ‘Taylor Taylor,’ like I talk too loud or something. I don’t stay as calm as I can.”

In August, the 50 first dates star was seen on the Eras Tour during Swift’s sold-out shows at SoFi Stadium. He was seen wearing a cotton candy-colored shirt and sporting several friendship bracelets on his wrist, a nod to Swift’s song, “You’re on Your Own, Kid.”

Additionally, Sandler and his wife, Jackie, were both present at the premiere of The Eras Tour: The Movie in October, which also brought to light Beyonce and other stars. At the time, Sandler was seen embracing his father’s era as he happily took pictures of his girls with the pop star.

Jackie Sandler, Adam Sandler, Sunny Sandler and Sadie Sandler attend the photocall for Netflix’s Spaceman at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood on February 26, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Sandler said O’Brien that Swift has helped him connect with his daughters in a way that’s fun for everyone. As for whether he considers himself a fan, the actor and comedian said you can also count him as a Swiftie.

By the way, I know them too. But they know them inside and out,” he said of memorizing their songs. “But remember The Beatles, every song on the album, you know? That’s Taylor Swift too. you alone, There isn’t a song you can skip.. You say, ‘That’s really good.'”

Adam Sandler plays the main character of Happy Gilmore.Universal Images/Getty

There’s been a lot of talk about a sequel for years now, especially after Sandler and Christopher McDonald, who played Shooter McGavin, said so all those years ago. It was back in February 2021 when they appeared together on The Dan Patrick Show and shared that they were all involved in the sequel.

If Travis manages to reach the Happy Gilmore 2 place, Jason has a suggestion for his potential role.

“If Shooter had a caddy, it would be some random celebrity,” Jason mused. “I feel like, who better than pro tight end Travis Kelce to caddy? Because he’s going to want to show off that he’s Shooter McGavin.”

Travis echoed his original statement, saying, “Like I said, I’ll do anything in the movie. I’ll be a part of it in any way I can.”

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