January 24, 2013 1:29 PM EST
Disney's New Princess: Taylor Swift Stuns as Rapunzel [PHOTOS & VIDEO]
For someone who has high aspirations and lives up in a high tower of expectations, Taylor Swift portrays the Disney Princess, Rapunzel perfectly. Thanks to Annie Leibovitz photo for Disney Parks, Swift lives the Disney Dream as Rapunzel. The country crooner is the latest addition to the Disney's Dream Portrait Series.
Taylor Swift joins other A-list celebrities such as Jessica Biel, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez of who had posed for the famous photographer, Annie Leibovitz. Having lived the life of a fairytale in search of a prince charming, Swift was the perfect Hollywood celebrity to portray Rapunzel.
"My parents realized I was really obsessed with [singing] when I'd go up to strangers and sing Lion King songs," explained Swift in an interview with ET, adding, "I think about all the times me and my little brother went to Disney World and we were able to escape to that place anytime we had a hard time. Any time you're going through something rough, you can go back into your imagination and you're at Disney World."
Annie Leibovitz definitely made the right choice of choosing Swift as her Rapunzel for the Disney Dream Portrait Series. The photo shoot which was commissioned by Disney was taken last year on June 20 and the photo had only been released today. By the looks of the shoot, everything went perfectly well.
"You look so real! That prince better come soon ... he's coming!" said the famed photographer during the shoot of one scene.
"That was so fun. Seriously. Amazing!" exclaimed Swift right after the shoot.
In an exclusive behind-the-scenes video courtesy of ET, Swift is perched on a window of her tower rocking the longest blonde extensions. The straight blonde hair along with Swift's iconic bangs has been replaced with cascading waves. Check out the video below.
As for the official images and more, Annie's shoot with Swift will officially be released for the upcoming issues of InStyle Magazine, People and Vanity Fair. For now, check out the photos of Taylor Swift waiting on her prince charming on the slideshow courtesy of Facebook and Twitter.