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Abigail Anderson Berard (born April 4, 1990) is Taylor Swift's best friend. Taylor said during an interview with Oprah:

"But my best friend, Abigail, we met when I was 15. First day of school freshman year we sat next to each other in English. She wanted to be a swimmer and go off on a college scholarship for swimming and I wanted to be a singer. Now she's off at Kansas on a swimming scholarship and I'm singing."[1]

Abigail went to college at the University of Kansas. Taylor once said that her favorite thing to do on her day off is to go visit her there.[2]


The two appeared together on MTV's Once Upon a Prom.

Music video appearances[]

Abigail pictures to burn

Abigail and Taylor in "Picture To Burn".

  • In "Picture to Burn", she is with Taylor in a vehicle as Taylor spies on her ex-boyfriend.
  • In "Fifteen", she is seen in the video as well as being mentioned in the song itself.
  • In "Teardrops on My Guitar", she's in the school.
  • In "22", Abigail is among the many party guests featured in the music video.
  • In "I'm Only Me When I'm With You", Abigail appears in various clips throughout the video.
  • In "New Romantics", Abigail makes a brief appearance.

Home movies[]

Both Taylor and Abigail have their own YouTube channels showing home movies of the two of them together.[3][4]


  • Music industry insider Brian Mansfield disclosed in November 2018 that Taylor Swift once wrote an unreleased song named "Gail's Song", It is currently unclear who "Gail" in the title of the track is, but possibly Swift's best friend Abigail Anderson.

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