No more lovers. Taylor Swift and joe alwyn They have parted ways after six years together, various outlets reported on Saturday, April 8.
The shocking news of the breakup comes as the singer, 33, takes the stage almost every night to a sold-out crowd. eras tour. People confirmed the separation after entertainment tonight He was the first to break the news.
The “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things” singer and the favorite The actor began their low-key relationship in 2016. Throughout their time together, Taylor and Joe have kept things out of the public eye, only making rare appearances together. Years after they started dating, multiple sources confirmed to Lifestyle in February 2022 they were officially engaged. While they never confirmed the proposal, Joe was candid about giving updates on his love life with the Grammy Award-winning artist.
“If I had a pound for every time I think I’ve been told I’m engaged, then I would have a lot of pound coins,” he said. wsj magazine in April 2022. “I mean, the truth is, if the answer was yes, I wouldn’t say, and if the answer was no, I wouldn’t say.”
The British star went on to say that fans are expecting too much from their favorite stars’ personal lives, so she is keeping quiet so as not to “open the door” to more details. “We live in a culture where people expect a lot to be given,” she added.
Taylor, for her part, was a bit more open about her love before their split.
“Joe, who is the first person I sing to every song I write, and I had a great time writing songs with you in quarantine,” she gushed as she won Album of the Year for Folklore at the 2021 Grammy Awards. The former flames wrote several songs together for the album. However, Joe was named as an anonymous contributor, William Bowery.
“I walked in and said, ‘Hey, this could be really weird, and we might hate this. [but] because we’re in quarantine and nothing else is going on, could we try to see what it’s like if we write this song together?’” Taylor recalled during her Disney+ Folklore: The Long Pond Study Sessions documentary in November 2020, noting that Joe had been singing “the entire fully formed chorus of ‘Betty’ in another room”.
Before her release midnight album in October 2022, Taylor also realized their relationship was in the public eye while teasing the song “Lavender Haze,” which is the first track on the record.
“I think a lot of people have to deal with this now, not just as ‘public figures’ because we live in the age of social media, and if the world finds out you’re in love with someone, they’re going to weigh in on it,” he shared on an Instagram video at the time. “Like my relationship for six years, we’ve had to dodge weird rumors, tabloid stuff, and we just brush it off. So this song is about ignoring those things to protect the real things. Hope you like.”