Taylor Swift and Matty Healy: is The 1975 frontman Anti-Hero singer's boyfriend - amid split rumours
The singers have reportedly decided to shake off their romance
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Just weeks after her heartbreaking split with actor Joe Alwyn shook the music world to its core, Taylor Swift found herself another British beau - The 1975 frontman Matty Healy. But only one month down the line it seems things have not gone well with the lovebirds amid rumours they have split.
The once happy couple were understood to be "madly in love" and decided to go public. Healy was often pictured attending some of Swift's shows during her US leg of The Eras Tour, dancing away with a smile on his face.
News of Swift supposedly finding a new boyfriend shocked many initially as it came shortly after she revealed she had ended her relationship with Joe Alwyn in April. According to reports, they broke up in February and there is no crossover with Healy.
It definitely seems that Swift has a thing for British men as Healy is just the recent big name in her love life. The singer has previously dated the likes of Harry Styles, Tom Hiddleston and Calvin Harris.
Here is everything you need to know about whether or not Swift and Healy have split. This includes a look at The 1975 star's dating history.
Is Taylor Swift really dating Matt Healy?
News of the two finding love with each other was first reported after an exclusive source told The Sun on 3 May that the pair had found each other.
The source explained: "It's super-early days, but it feels right. They first dated, very briefly, almost ten years ago but timings just didn’t work out. Both Matty and Taylor have been touring over the past few weeks, so it’s been a lot of Face-Timing and texting but she cannot wait to see him again.
"But as two international megastars, they understand the pressures of one another’s jobs better than anyone, and are incredibly supportive of their respective careers. They are both massively proud and excited about this relationship and, unlike Taylor’s last one — which was very much kept out of the spotlight, deliberately — she wants to ‘own’ this romance, and not hide it away, Taylor just wants to live her life, and be happy"
After numerous pictures together of the duo since, everything seemed happy on Swift and Healy island - but apparently not. TMZ has reported that the couple have decided to split and shake off their relationship, with the reason behind the split not known.
Rumours that Taylor and Matt had gone their separate ways surged after The 1975's performance in Denmark last weekend, when footage emerged of the frontman going back to his old ways of being intimate with people at his gig as he locked lips with a security guard.
Who is Taylor Swift's ex-boyfriend Matt Healy?
Healy is an English musician who is renowned for being the frontman of The 1975. He is 34-years-old, just a year older than Taylor Swift, and was born in London.
As part of his work with The 1975, Healy has gone on to win awards with his bandmates such as Best British Group at the Brit Awards in 2017 and 2019, as well as Best Album in 2019.
Healy's parents are not afraid of the limelight neither, as mother Denise Welch has starred in popular television shows such as Waterloo Road, Soldier Soldier and Coronation Street, as well as being a panelist on ITV's Loose Women. His dad, Tim Healy, is a TV legend too and people will know him from his roles in Benidorm and Auf Wiedersehen.
Who has Matt Healy dated?
If Swift's laundry list of iconic songs are anything to go by, the former country music star has had a number of previous A-list lovers - something she shares with Healy, who has had a select few famous girlfriends that have gone public.
- FKA Twigs - British musician, started before Covid-19 lockdown in 2020, broke up in the summer of 2021
- Halsey - American musician, started back in 2015 but no official end date
- Taylor Swift - Matt Healy was first rumoured to have dated Taylor back in 2014, but rekindled their romance this year before a rumoured split