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"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift

"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift

  • Backstory: Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal had a thing way back in 2010. They even shared a sweet Thanksgiving day stroll and took a scenic tour of LA together! Fast forward to 2012: the Swift and Gyllenhaal romance stories had long become a thing of the past when she released "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," an angst-ridden pop ditty. Among the most memorable lyrics: "So he calls me up and he's like, 'I still love you,' and I'm like, 'I just, I mean, this is exhausting, you know, like, we are never getting back together. Like, ever.'"
  • Evidence: Fans have speculated Swift's venting about her old on-again-off-again situation with Gyllenhaal. The theory is partly based on the use of specific items in the track's music video. For instance, that scarf the dude gives her? In real life, Swift once seemingly wore one of Gyllenhaal's scarves on a date.
  • Verdict: What with Swift's long list of celebrity suitors (and her unparalleled penchant for taking her breakup stories to the top of the charts), it's difficult to pinpoint the guy about whom "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" was written.
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