LOS ANGELES — Pop star Taylor Swift, who has built an intense bond with her fans by sharing personal details of her life, revealed some sobering news Thursday: Her mother has cancer.
The singer did not divulge the nature or severity of the cancer, saying “I’d like to keep the details of her condition and treatment plans private.”
Andrea Finlay, 57, who years ago quit her job as a mutual fund marketing executive to raise Swift and Swift’s younger brother, Austin, has joined her famous daughter on tour and in several of her videos.
In a post on Tumblr, the blogging platform, Swift said that for Christmas last year, she asked her mom to get screened for potential health issues, “just to ease some worries of mine.” Her mother felt “perfectly fine” but went to the doctor for tests anyway “just to get me and my brother off her case” about…
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