Taylor Swift Says ‘Purple’ Is Her ‘Solely True Breakup Album’ & Followers Reignite Jake Gyllenhaal Theories


Out of her eight studio albums, Taylor Swift picked one which was ‘particularly’ about ‘heartbreak.’ It simply so occurred to be launched a yr after her breakup with Jake Gyllenhaal.

Taylor Swift has been singing about love since 2006, however the 30-year-old pop star selected just one album as her “breakup” document: Purple. A lot to Swifties’ curiosity, this album got here out a yr after her breakup from Donnie Darko star Jake Gyllenhaal, 39! “I look again on this [Red] as my true breakup album, each different album has glints of various issues,” Taylor mentioned in an audio snippet from her upcoming interview in Rolling Stone’s 500 Biggest Albums Checklist podcast with Amazon Music.

As regards to Red, Taylor added, “However this was an album that I wrote particularly about pure, absolute, to the core, heartbreak.” After all, this led to a resurgence of age-old theories that Taylor’s ex, Jake, was supposedly the muse behind this lyrical “heartbreak.”

“Jake Gyllenhaal did this,” one Swiftie tweeted in response to the podcast teaser, whereas one other fan tweeted, “i’d prefer to thank jake gyllenhaal for breaking taylor swift’s coronary heart as a result of purple actually is her greatest album.” Swifties have lengthy speculated that Taylor’s relationship with Jake, which lasted for roughly three months within the fall of 2010 up till the New Yr, impressed her 2012 pop album. Particularly, it’s broadly believed that the songs “We Are By no means Ever Ever Getting Again Collectively” and “The Second I Knew” off Purple have been about Jake!

There’s one other tune that many followers have insisted is concerning the Brokeback Mountain star: “All Too Effectively,” which is definitely discovered on the deluxe album model of Purple. The truth is, followers believed that Jake by chance referred to this bittersweet monitor this previous September! The actor shared a childhood yearbook photo of himself sporting glasses, which simply so occurred to line up with Taylor’s lyrics in “All Too Effectively”: “Picture album on the counter, your cheeks have been turning purple / You was somewhat child with glasses in a twin-size mattress.”

Taylor Swift, Jake Gyllenhaal
Taylor Swift (left) was linked to Jake Gyllenhaal (proper) for 3 months in late 2010. (Picture Credit score: AP)

It has been 9 years since they broke up, and followers are nonetheless simply as fascinated with Taylor and Jake’s extraordinarily short-lived romance. As of late, Taylor is in a relationship with Boy, Erased star Joe Alwyn, 29, whereas Jake is courting French mannequin Jeanne Cadieu, 24.


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