Joe Alwyn: All the pieces it’s good to know concerning the British-born actor and Taylor Swift’s ex | Explainer

Swifties are in mourning this week after it was revealed Taylor Swift and her longtime boyfriend Joe Alwyn had break up up

The pair had been relationship for six years, with Alwyn inspiring a few of Swift’s most romantic songs to this point (in addition to allegedly co-writing a couple of).

Nevertheless, it appears the 2 will not be exchanging ‘paper rings’ any time quickly after they break up in latest weeks, the affirmation citing they had been not “the proper match for one another”.

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Swifites are devastated after Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn known as it quits after six years of relationship. (NBCU Photograph Financial institution)

Who’s Joe Alwyn?

Born in 1991, Joe Alwyn is a British-born actor from Kent.

Alwyn studied theatre and performing on the Royal Central Faculty of Speech & Drama earlier than touchdown his debut function in a characteristic movie, Billy Lynn’s Lengthy Halftime Stroll, in 2016.

It was this movie that scored Alwyn an invitation to the 2016 Met Gala, the place he met his future long-term girlfriend, Taylor Swift (who was co-chair of the occasion that yr, coincidentally).

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Alwyn rose to fame after his debut function in Billy Lynn’s Lengthy Halftime Stroll. (Getty)

Why did Joe Alwyn and Taylor Swift break up?

Alwyn and Swift have reportedly damaged up after six years of relationship.

Leisure Tonight first broke the information over the Easter weekend that the singer, 33, and actor, 32, amicably break up “a couple of weeks in the past”.

A supply informed the media outlet the previous couple’s breakup “was not dramatic” in any respect, and the connection “had simply run its course.”

“It is why [Alwyn] hasn’t been noticed at any reveals,” the supply mentioned.

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Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn depart Zuma on October 06, 2019 in New York City.
The couple’s breakup was reported over the Easter weekend. (Getty)

How did Joe Alwyn and Taylor Swift meet?

The pair met on the 2016 Met Gala, and though Swift allegedly went house to “stalk” Alwyn on the web that night time, they didn’t get collectively after the occasion.

Swift met not only one however two future boyfriends on the 2016 Met Gala.

On the time, the singer was nonetheless in a long-term relationship with DJ Calvin Harris however met British actor Tom Hiddleston, who she later described as her ‘getaway automobile’ from her dying relationship with Harris.

In the direction of the tip of 2016, after Hiddleston and Swift had introduced their breakup, the singer was snapped at a Kings of Leon live performance with some well-known friends – and Alwyn.

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Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn first met at the 2016 Met Gala.
The singer and the actor first met on the 2016 Met Gala. (Getty)

What TV reveals and films has Joe Alwyn been in?

Joe Alwyn is probably finest recognized for showing within the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Conversations With Buddies, through which he portrayed the character of Nick alongside Alison Oliver, who performed bookworm Frances.

Alwyn has additionally appeared as Robert Dudley, lover and counsellor of Queen Elizabeth, in Mary Queen of Scots, and starred in The Favorite as Baron Masham – the love curiosity to Emma Stone’s Abigail. 

He is additionally appeared in Harriet, the Oscar-nominated biopic of American abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Most not too long ago, Alwyn has landed a task within the upcoming film The Brutalist.

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Alwyn starred alongside Margot Robbie within the movie Mary Queen of Scots. (Focus Options)

What has Joe Alwyn mentioned about Taylor Swift?

Swift has grow to be notoriously non-public in recent times surrounding her private relationships and her relationship with Alwyn was no exception.

Nevertheless, Alwyn did give followers a short glimpse into the pair’s romance with a couple of tidbits of data over time.

“I am conscious folks need to learn about that facet of issues,” he mentioned within the October 2018 difficulty of British Vogue.

“I believe we now have been efficiently very non-public and that has now sunk in for folks … however I actually want to speak about work.”

The actor has additionally defended his tight silence over his relationship with Swift.

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Joe Alwyn, Golden Globes
Alwyn at all times spoke sparingly of his highly-private relationship with the music megastar. (Getty)

“I do not assume anybody you meet on the streets would simply spill their guts out to you, subsequently why ought to I?” he informed MR PORTER’s The Journal in January 2019.

“After which that’s outlined as being ‘surprisingly non-public.’ High quality. However I do not assume it’s … I believe it is regular.”

Alwyn additionally addressed the truth of relationship somebody mega-famous in a candid interview final yr.

“It isn’t one thing I take into consideration, except I am in conditions like this, and somebody says, ‘What’s it like?’ and I’ve to consider what to say about it,” he informed The Guardian.

“It is simply not for different folks and I do not say that with aggression.”

What has Taylor Swift mentioned about Joe Alwyn?

Swift can be notoriously non-public, however has given the odd comment about her long-term relationship with Alwyn in each interviews and in coded messages inside her songs.

Within the Disney+ unique of Swift’s Lengthy Pond Studio classes after releasing Folklore, Swift confirmed Alwyn had leant his songwriting abilities to the songs Betty and Exile

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Swift spoke lovingly of her long-time boyfriend in uncommon interviews. (Getty Photos for TAS Rights Mana)

“There’s been plenty of dialogue about William Bowery and his identification as a result of it isn’t an actual individual,” she mentioned, referring to Alwyn’s pseudonym.

“So, William Bowery is Joe, as we all know. He performs piano fantastically, and he is at all times simply taking part in and making issues up and form of creating issues … It was a step that we might have by no means taken, as a result of why would we now have ever written a track collectively?”

In her 2020 documentary, Miss Americana, Swift described falling for somebody “who had a extremely fantastic, regular, balanced form of life.” 

“We determined collectively we wished our relationship to be non-public. I used to be pleased. However I wasn’t pleased in the way in which I used to be educated to be pleased. It was happiness with out anybody else’s enter. We had been simply pleased.”

Did Joe Alwyn write any Taylor Swift songs?

Sure, Swift and Alwyn have written songs collectively.

Beneath the pseudonym ‘William Bowery’, Alwyn co-wrote Exile and Betty from Folklore, in addition to Champagne Issues, Coney Island and Evermore from the album Evermore.

Alwyn was additionally credited as co-producer for six tracks from Folklore.

As for Swift’s newest file, Midnights, William Bowery was credited as co-writer for the monitor Candy Nothing.

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Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn seen attending the Vogue BAFTA party at Annabel's club in Mayfair on February 10, 2019 in London, England.
Alwyn wrote beneath the pseudonym ‘William Bowery’ on a handful of Swift’s songs. (Getty)

What Taylor Swift songs are about Joe Alwyn?

Since starting a relationship with Alwyn six years in the past, Swift has written dozens of romantic tracks devoted to the actor.

Listed below are all of the songs which might be both confirmed to be concerning the actor or closely allude to the pair’s relationship:

  • …Prepared For It? from Fame

  • Delicate from Fame

  • Beautiful from Fame

  • King of My Coronary heart from Fame

  • Name It What You Need from Fame

  • New 12 months’s Day from Fame

  • Lover from Lover

  • Merciless Summer season from Lover

  • I Suppose He Is aware of from Lover

  • Paper Rings from Lover

  • Cornelia Avenue from Lover

  • London Boy from Lover

  • Daylight from Lover

  • Peace from Folklore

  • Invisible String from Folklore

  • Lengthy Story Brief from Evermore

  • Gold Rush from Evermore

  • Lavender Haze from Midnights

  • Snow on the Seashore from Midnights

  • Candy Nothing from Midnights

  • Mastermind from Midnights

  • All of the Ladies You Beloved Earlier than beforehand unreleased Lover monitor

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