Taylor Swift may be trying to play coy about the songs on her latest album, “Speak Now” – and specifically, who they’re about – but she’s not particularly good at it. On the Oct. 29 episode, Ellen DeGeneres asks her if “Dear John” is about John Mayer, or if it’s just a “Dear John” letter.
“It could be,” Swift says. “That song kind of is what it is.”
]]>Okay, great, we know the answer now. It’s about him (John Mayer.) Well, you didn’t dispute it so obviously…” she teases.
“When I was 12 years-old I started
writing songs about my life and… people are now kind of more
interested in the subject material of those songs a little more than
when I was 12,” Swift says. “I’m still going to continue to write about my life. I
guess people are going to continue to speculate about it and I’m going
to continue to never tell them who the song is about.”
We’re guessing this is a brand new policy, since she didn’t have much trouble throwing Joe Jonas and Kanye West out there to the wolves.
As for rumored new love Jake Gyllenhaal, Swift will only say, “I’m always optimistic about love.”
Ellen has a little more to add, though. “I’m just saying he’s adorable and I like him very much, and
so if that is the case that he’s your boyfriend, I think that’s
fantastic. Wouldn’t he be nervous if anything goes wrong? There’s another song.”
We’d be nervous, Jake. Very, very nervous.
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