Who Wants in – and Who Wants Out – of Taylor Swift's #Squad

From models and musicians to actors and athletes, Taylor Swift’s #squad is ever-growing – not that everyone’s necessarily interested in joining.

Patrick Stewart on Joining Taylor Swift's Squad: 'I Don't Know Where You Go After That, Honestly!'

He’s played a space captain, a mutant professor and Macbeth, but Sir Patrick Stewart’s latest (real-life) role? A member of Taylor Swift’s crew!

Get That Passport Ready: Here's What's on Ian McKellen's Bucket List

At 76 years old, Ian McKellen has started using the phrase “I’m at that age.” And he’s not too thrilled about it.

“I should be wearing a hearing aid,” he also admits to PEOPLE in the magazine’s latest issue.

But just because he’s at “that age” doesn’t mean the Mr. Holmes star is planning on slowing down anytime soon.

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Politely Ask to Join Taylor Swift's Squad – And She Freaks Out

Looks like Taylor Swift has added two new members to her squad: Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen!

The X-Men costars gave a dramatic reading of T-Swift lyrics for NPR’s Ask Me Another. Stewart then Tweeted the link at the singer, along with a polite request to join the squad.

Ian McKellen: How Coming Out Made Me a Better Man (and Actor)

It was love at first sight.

After just one trip to the theater with his parents, a young Ian McKellen was hooked.

“I enjoyed what I was watching so much that I wanted to see how it was done,” the actor, 76, tells PEOPLE in the magazine’s latest issue.

And even though he still gets “excited” every time he walks backstage, there was another aspect of performing that the young man from Lancashire, England, found intriguing.

Ian McKellen on Playing an Elderly Sherlock in Mr. Holmes: 'It's Never Too Late to Solve a Puzzle and to Find Yourself'

Ian McKellen sees a bit of himself in every character he plays – but that goes double for his latest role as the enigmatic Sherlock Holmes.

Sir Ian McKellen on Coming Out: 'There Are Dark Corners Where It's Not Easy to Be Yourself'

Sir Ian McKellen didn’t come out as a gay man until he was 49, but he is making up for lost time now.

McKellen is the co-founder of Stonewall U.K., which lobbies for legal and social equality for gay people, and is a patron of the Albert Kennedy Trust, which supports homeless LGBT youths. For his ongoing support of the LGBTQ community, the Oscar-nominated actor was presented with the 2015 Trevor Hero Award at Monday’s TrevorLIVE New York.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Joins Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

The live-action Beauty and the Beast will feature Gugu Mbatha-Raw in the role of Plumette, the feather duster in the Beast’s castle.

Orange Is the New Black, Macklemore, Demi Lovato and More Join LGBT Pride Festivities Worldwide

Last weekend, members of the LGBT community – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people – and their supporters celebrated Pride Month with parades, parties, marches and festivals. The celebrations occur every June in commemoration of New York City’s Stonewall riots which occurred on June 28, 1969, and are regarded as a pivotal moment in the LGBT social rights movements.

From San Francisco to London spirited revelers took to the streets to celebrate, including several famous allies.