The fur started flying between the stars last week on BBC’s “The Graham Norton Show.” As the two were being interviewed, Cleese reacted to a photo of Swift’s Scottish Fold feline, a breed notable for ears that are bent forward and down.
Apparently the unusual cat named Olivia Benson — after the “Law & Order: SVU” character — struck Cleese as more odd than endearing.
“How did it have the accident?” the comedy icon and former Monty Python stalwart asked the songstress when he saw it. “Is that a proper cat? That’s the weirdest cat I’ve ever seen.”
Swift, who’s current single “Shake It Off” is burning up the charts, wasn’t amused. Here’s the video: