Thursday 26 April 2018

Taylor Swift 'secretly dating' British actor Joe Alwyn for several months

Taylor Swift, left, and rumoured new boyfriend Joe Alwyn, right
Taylor Swift, left, and rumoured new boyfriend Joe Alwyn, right
Joe Alwyn attends the Gala screening of "The Sense of an Ending" at Picturehouse Central on April 6, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
Taylor Swift
Joe Alwyn attends the Gala screening of "The Sense of an Ending" at Picturehouse Central on April 6, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
Designer: Taylor Swift in her Balmain jumpsuit, not the Nasty Gal knock-off
Joe Alwyn attends the Jameson Empire Awards 2016 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 20, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
Joe Alwyn wearing Burberry attends the Burberry Menswear January 2016 Show on January 11, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Burberry)

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Singer Taylor Swift is reportedly dating British actor Joe Alwyn.

The Bad Blood hitmaker took some time off from the limelight after wrapping up her 1989 World Tour in December, 2015, but it appears she has been kept busy with matters of the heart during her break.

And she has been keeping her latest romance top secret for months.

"This isn’t a new couple alert or a secret relationship," a source tells The Sun newspaper. "The only people this has been a secret to is the media because Taylor and Joe’s closest friends and their families were aware they have been together for several months."

Joe Alwyn wearing Burberry attends the Burberry Menswear January 2016 Show on January 11, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Burberry)
Joe Alwyn wearing Burberry attends the Burberry Menswear January 2016 Show on January 11, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Burberry)

Taylor's previous romances with Brits Harry Styles, Calvin Harris and Tom Hiddleston all ended in disaster, and insiders claim she's keen to keeping her relationship with rising star Alwyn low-key in a bid to avoid another media circus, which has dogged so many of her past romances.

"After her 1989 tour and all the attention Taylor received, she learned she had to be more protective of her personal life and she and Joe decided early on to keep their private life private," the insider adds, noting "after what happened with Tom Hiddleston, they were determined to keep it quiet."

And the plan appears to be working - Taylor, 27, and her 26-year-old toyboy are going from strength to strength.

"Taylor and Joe are the real deal," the source adds. "This is a very serious relationship," the source insists.

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Swift experienced a bit of a romantic nightmare last year after calling it quits with DJ Calvin. The pair confirmed the break-up and then engaged in a public feud after Swift revealed she wrote part of This Is What You Came For - his single with Rihanna.

During the height of her feud with Calvin, she struck up a fleeting summer romance with Hiddleston and followed The Night Manager star to Australia, where he filmed the new Thor movie. The fling fizzled out in August.

Joe Alwyn attends the Gala screening of
Joe Alwyn attends the Gala screening of "The Sense of an Ending" at Picturehouse Central on April 6, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
Designer: Taylor Swift in her Balmain jumpsuit, not the Nasty Gal knock-off
Designer: Taylor Swift in her Balmain jumpsuit, not the Nasty Gal knock-off

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