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When she came for Olivia Benson, we said nothing. Now Captain Picard and Gandalf the Grey are hers.

Taylor Swift's squad of the coolest, most fashionable superstars that she can trot out on her rotating stage is growing. At first, it was just other thin, blonde songstresses, like Haim. Then she started collecting controversial actresses, like Lena Dunham. She moved from premium to basic cable with Mariska Hargitay and Ellen Pompeo.

And now...and now the cutest old man friend couple has fallen. It started with Ian McKellan, reciting the lyrics to Bad Blood on The Yahoo Movie Show, then Patrick Stewart gave a formal reading of Blank Space for NPR. To be fair, Stewart took the next, fatal step:

Sources: Patrick Stewart | Taylor Swift