Why is Taylor Swift’s ex Joe Alwyn ’emotionally drained?’

Taylor Swift has earned billions from penning songs about her love life, each tune encapsulating her dramatic and intense romances. Recently, one of her famous exes, Joe Alwyn, broke his silence about their split, feeling drained by the constant questions and scrutiny surrounding their breakup.

 

Joe Alwyn Speaks Out

An insider revealed to The Daily Mail that the British actor opened up during an interview with the Times, aiming to quell the relentless attention and allow him to move forward with his life and career. “Joe wanted to get this over with once and for all so he can move forward with his life and his career,” the source added.

Sources close to Alwyn shared that he never intended to discuss the breakup, hoping the scrutiny would cease on its own. Unfortunately, Swift’s knack for transforming her breakups into chart-topping hits has kept Alwyn labeled as “Taylor’s ex.” Their split in early 2023 led fans to speculate that several songs on Swift’s latest album, The Tortured Poets Department, like “So Long, London,” “The Black Dog,” and “How Did It End?,” are about their breakup.

Insiders further revealed that Alwyn cannot escape questions about Swift and wishes she understood how impactful her lyrics can be. “He wishes her no ill will, but he also needed her to know that appearing to address their relationship without confirming who she is singing about can have a lasting and hurtful effect on the people/men involved,” they said.

Alwyn has always been a private person, and his relationship with Swift was no exception. He prefers not to discuss his personal life and wants to focus on his films. The constant speculation and attention have been emotionally taxing for him.

Over the weekend, Alwyn publicly addressed their split for the first time, acknowledging people’s curiosity but hoping for respect for his boundaries. “I would hope that anyone and everyone can empathize and understand the difficulties that come with the end of a long, loving, fully committed relationship of over six and a half years,” he said. “That is a hard thing to navigate.”

He also emphasized their mutual decision to keep the relationship private, seeing no point in dredging up past issues. “And the truth is, to that last point, there is always going to be a gap between what is known and what is said,” he added. “I have made my peace with that.”

Alwyn concluded by saying that he is currently in a good place both professionally and personally, ready to move forward and focus on his career without the shadow of his past relationship.