Mariska Hargitay: Being in Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ Music Video Makes Me Feel ‘Super Badass’

Mariska Hargitay is a really big Taylor Swift fan, especially after being her “Bad Blood” music video.

Over the weekend, Swift premiered her powerful music video for her song “Bad Blood.” One of the amazing woman in the video is Hargitay, who stars on one of Swift’s favorite shows, Law & Order: SVU. Swift even named her cat after Hargitay’s character, Olivia Benson.

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On Monday night (May 18, 2015), Hargitay appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers and talked about the video.

“It’s just so awesome, and it makes me feel super badass,” Hargitay gushed to host Seth Meyers. “I feel like my cool factor went up with the kids and I’m really grateful Taylor!”

Watch the video above to hear Hargitay talk about the first time she met Swift and how she was asked to be in the video!