Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn have split! According to a source, the breakup was amicable and “was not dramatic”.
“The relationship had just run its course. It’s why [Alwyn] hasn’t been spotted at any shows,” the source noted. Swift and Alwyn had been dating for six years before they called it quits. Alwyn is an English actor who has been in a number of film and television projects including ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Conversations With Friends’. Their relationship was quite private for the six years that they were together.
“I’m aware people want to know about that side of things,” Alwyn said in an interview. “I think we have been successfully very private, and that has now sunk in for people.” He added, “But I really prefer to talk about work.”
“I’ve learned that if I do, people think it’s up for discussion, and our relationship isn’t up for discussion,” Swift said about keeping their relationship private. “If you and I were having a glass of wine right now, we’d be talking about it — but it’s just that it goes out into the world. That’s where the boundary is, and that’s where my life has become manageable. I really want to keep it feeling manageable.”
Alwyn co-produced Swift’s ‘Album of the Year’ winner ‘Folklore’ and won his first Grammy for the same. He co-wrote the songs ‘Exile’ and ‘Betty’ with Swift under the pen name William Bowery. He also co-wrote ‘Champagne Problems’, ‘Evermore’ and ‘Coney Island’ for Swift’s ‘Evermore’ album. Joe also contributed to ‘Sweet Nothing’ from her recent release ‘Midnights’. All these albums hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart right after their release.
“Joe and I really love sad songs. We’ve always bonded over music. We write the saddest [songs]. We just really love sad songs,” Swift said in an interview. “What can I say? It was a surprise that we started writing together. But in a way, it wasn’t because we have always bonded over music and had the same musical tastes.”
Currently, Swift is on her Eras Tour, which will move to Tampa, Florida. Alwyn is set to appear in ‘And’ with Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons, Willem Dafoe, Margaret Qualley and Hong Chau.
– Riya Sohini