Did Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood Order the Grammys to Keep Them Separated?  Also . . . Taylor Just Found Out Last Week That She's Opening The Show

There is no way this story is true . . . but it's too fun to pass up.  According to "Us Weekly", TAYLOR SWIFT and CARRIE UNDERWOOD ordered the Grammy big shots to keep them separated . . . because they can't stand each other.


--A so-called source said, quote, "Grammy execs were ordered to keep the two 'from crossing paths' at the show 'since they hate each other!'"  Another source said, quote, "Taylor feels Carrie is always rude to her, so she steers clear of her."

--GossipCop.com decided to look into it . . . and they found someone close to Taylor who says the story is "100 percent untrue."

--Speaking of Taylor Swift and the Grammys.  She's going to be the opening act . . . which is a big deal because that always goes to a performer who can knock it out of the park.  But the surprising part is that Taylor didn't find out about it until last week.

--That's what she said onRYAN SEACREST'S show:  Quote, "What's interesting is we presented this performance to the Grammy committee . . . and they said, 'Okay, cool you have a performance spot.'


--"And then like a week ago they call us and say, 'Oh, by the way, you're opening the show.'"  She adds, quote,  "It's not like they approach you . . . and say 'Let's do a big opening performance thing.'  It just surprised me I was going to go first."

(--One last bit of Taylor Swift news:  She also told Ryan Seacrest that she has NO DATE for Valentine's Day.  She said, quote, "I'll probably be with my friends or rehearsing.)