Swift makes Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People list for 2014. Swift discusses how young fans influence her decisions in an interview with Walters.
I put every one of my actions through a filter before I do them because that’s the way my life is. That the reality… If I do something reckless or thoughtless or careless, or I treat someone badly, that doesn’t just affect me; it affects that person. Then, if that story gets out, or some ten-year-old sees that I did that in a news article… my actions do have ripples.