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Who Is the Song (Supposedly) About?

I can imagine it feels pretty good to have a song written about you — unless of course it's an angry breakup anthem. Some of the best love songs (and antilove songs) have true stories behind them, so in honor of the Grammy Awards this weekend, can you guess who these songs are rumored to be written about?

Who Is the Song (Supposedly) About?

"Cry Me a River," Justin Timberlake

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mystique1 mystique1 7 years
I just Googled the "Uptown Girl" question, and he did write the song about Elle MacPherson. It was a surprise to me as well.
bryseana bryseana 7 years
Billy Joel dated Elle McPherson before Christie Brinkley? I didn't know that. What was she like 18? That was the very early 80s. Surely not.
eastcoastgirl eastcoastgirl 7 years
Billy wrote the song for Christie I read it in many interviews and she is in the video too!!
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 7 years
Uptown Girl was written for Christie!
nikkisoda nikkisoda 7 years
Buzz, I think you are thinking that because at one of the concerts he changed the lyrics so it would sound like it was intended for Camille Belle. I think it was shortly after they broke up.
Pistil Pistil 7 years
The only one I actually knew was Alanis.
betty-kraker betty-kraker 7 years
4/10
MyssCC914 MyssCC914 7 years
6/10 I had no idea Billy Joel dated Elle McPherson.
Daisy-Duke Daisy-Duke 7 years
Yeah, Uptown Girl was definitely for Christie Brinkley. I'm a big Billy fan!
genesisrocks genesisrocks 7 years
Deny it to the death, Buzz ;)
Entertainment Entertainment 7 years
Waaaait — I thought "Much Better" was written about Taylor Swift AND Camilla Belle. Um, not that I know anything about the Jonas Brothers. . .
genesisrocks genesisrocks 7 years
6/10 Guessed Pattie Boyd whenever she came up
Ac2366 Ac2366 7 years
7/3. I'm pretty sure Billy Joel wrote Uptown Girl about Christie Brinkley.
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