Taylor Swift is known for singing about her exes in her songs, and ‘Shake It Off’ is no exception! A source has revealed to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that Taylor is partially singing about Jake Gyllenhaal!
Like the earth revolving around the sun, the fact that Taylor Swift, 24, sings about her exes is just that — fact. On August 18, Taylor released her music video for “Shake It Off,” making everybody wonder who she’s singing about this time! Well, a source has revealed to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that one of the culprits — aside from Harry Styles — is Jake Gyllenhaal!
Taylor Swift & Jake Gyllenhaal: She Sings About His ‘Head Games’ In ‘Shake It Off’
Taylor and Jake may have dated ages ago — way back in 2010 — but considering reports that Jake took then-20-year-old Taylor’s virginity and then ditched her 21st birthday, it’s no surprise that Taylor is still affected by it and that it continues to inspire her music.
“Shake It Off” is not just about haters, but about “players” and “heartbreakers,” too! With Red being mostly about her relationship with Jake, 33, could 1989 be the same?
“When Jake broke her heart, she was so inexperienced she didn’t know how to deal with it,” a source close to Taylor reveals to HollywoodLife.com. “He totally ruined her Christmas, which is her favorite day of the year; she spent the whole day crying because of him and now she regrets that so much.
Jake Gyllenhaal Was A Big Inspiration For ‘Shake It Off’; Taylor Swift ‘Totally Spun Out Over Him’
“Jake was a big inspiration for [“Shake It Off”] because she totally spun out over him and she wishes she’d been able to shake it off. She wasn’t used to all the head games and lies but now she’s way less naïve.”
Taylor gets a lot of flack for singing about her exes, but she’s a young girl who has had some pretty turbulent, publicly-analyzed romances — let the girl find some inspiration in those crazy experiences! We’re glad that she’s grown up and is a little less naïve; we know that we’re certainly looking forward to 1989, sure to be a more mature offering from the 24-year-old singer.
HollywoodLifers, do you like “Shake It Off”? Are you one of the haters who thinks she should stop singing about her exes, or do you respect that she finds inspiration in her heartbreak? Let us know!
— Amanda Mitchell