Taylor Swift and Matty Healy continue to spark dating rumors.
Shortly after the 1975 frontman was spotted attending Swift’s Eras Tour in Nashville, the two were photographed holding hands while out with mutual friend and collaborator Jack Antonoff at Casa Cipriani in New York City.
While neither Swift nor Healy have officially commented on their relationship status (a source recently told PEOPLE “it’s not just platonic”), their friendship has a long history.
After meeting in the fall of 2014, the musicians actually first sparked love rumors during Swift’s. 1989 while wearing each other’s products playfully, and the “Blank Space” singer participated in various concerts in 1975.
The romance rumor comes a month after PEOPLE confirmed that Swift broke up with her longtime boyfriend Joe Alwyn. After six years of dating, a source told PEOPLE that the breakup was largely due to “differences in their personalities.”
From the beginning of their friendship to the current love rumors, here is a timeline of Swift and Healy’s relationship over the years.
November 19, 2014: Taylor Swift and Matty Healy meet for the first time
It was reported that Swift first met Healy when she attended a concert in Los Angeles with her friends Selena Gomez and Ellie Goulding in 1975. Swift later shared photos and a video from the November 21 concert, adding lyrics to the group’s song “The City” in the post that has since been deleted: “Yes you want to find love. Then you know where the city is.”
November 22, 2014: Taylor Swift wears The 1975 items
A few days after the 1975 concert, Swift was photographed wearing the band’s wares while on a trip to Los Angeles before her performance at the American Music Awards. Earlier that month, Healy was also rocking a shirt. featuring Swift 1989 album cover on stage, leading to more speculation about their relationship.
November 29, 2014: Matty Healy says he’s dating Taylor Swift
After Swift’s appearance at the 1975 concert, Healy was asked about the singer in a radio interview with Shazam Top 20, during which she revealed that they had exchanged numbers on the Los Angeles show.
When DJ asked if they were probably dating, Healy replied, “Let’s see what happens” per E! News. “So, dammit, what am I going to do? Dating Taylor Swift? She’s a sensation, I wouldn’t say no.”
Earlier in October, Swift claimed she was happily single in an interview with E! News. “Not like that [I’ve sworn off dating] “Even though I’m very protective of my happiness,” Swift told the broadcast. “I’ve found a place in my life that feels really great and I’m not willing to compromise on that for anyone, and so you can paraphrase you want something very extreme, but whatever I say, they overdo what I say.”
“So I’m really happy with the fact that being single doesn’t feel like being alone. I have love in my life, I just don’t have a relationship and it feels really natural right now.”
December 4, 2014: Taylor Swift attends another The 1975 concert with Karlie Kloss
In early December, just days before her 25th birthday, Swift attended another concert in 1975 in NYC with Karlie Kloss and Lily Aldridge. Following Healy’s comments about Swift, this trip sparked more rumors that the couple was an item.
January 20, 2015: Matty Healy shuts down Taylor Swift’s dating rumors
A month later, Healy made public rumors that she was dating Swift during a radio interview with Australia’s 2DayFM. She said “Fake” per she e she! News. “They’re all bloody fakes. That’s bullshit!”
“We met each other, exchanged numbers and talked occasionally, as many people in this type of world do,” he continued. “She’s the biggest pop star in the world and I’m in Australia. No relationship or anything. It’s funny how people really, really believe that.”
February 25, 2015: Taylor Swift and Matty Healy hang out at the Universal Music Brits party.
After spreading dating rumors, the duo hung out as friends at a pop-up event for Universal Music Brits at London’s Soho House. The two were seen huddled together in the DJ booth with Ellie Goulding and Nick Grimshaw. At the same event, Swift was also pictured with Calvin Harris, whom she was dating later that year.
March 2016: Matty Healy clarifies Taylor Swift comments
talk to Q magazine, Healy opened up about her love affair with Swift, describing the connection as “flirting”.
“I’m not doing anything else [besides music], right, so it doesn’t leave much room for me to go out or have sex with someone,” he told the broadcast, according to NME. “So once I’m flirting with a girl, it goes everywhere…. So, I got on the E! News and people ‘Who is Matt Healy?’ So it was cool.”
She continued, “If I was dating Taylor Swift, I’d say, ‘Damn! I’m NOT Taylor Swift’s boyfriend.’ You know, ‘F—.THIS.’ It’s also a male issue, something that dehumanizes, castrates.”
Shortly after the interview aired, Healy wrote an open letter stating that her comments were taken out of context. She also detailed how dating rumors between her and Swift have skyrocketed in the media.
“Since he came on my show in December 2014, I’d say 90 percent of the journalists who have interviewed me have asked about him or how our ‘interaction’ has been.” by hand. “I’ve said countless times that I find her to be one of the kindest, hardworking, creatively talented and beautiful women I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting. Personally, I have tremendous respect and admiration for her. Why?
She continued, “I didn’t even date Taylor, but the media’s incessant and wild obsession with her meant that even a man who wasn’t dating her was so battered by her endless questions that she inevitably said something that could be removed and turned into something that looked like a “shadow.” . It’s really sad.”
September 2022: Matty Healy denies rumors of a Taylor Swift collaboration. midnight
Before Swift was released midnight After the album was rumored to include The 1975, Healy found herself once again connected with the singer. However, to the dismay of fans, Healy closed the rumors by writing, “I would love to do this! But unfortunately FAKE NEWS :(“.
November 2022: Matty Healy reveals he has worked with Taylor Swift for 15 years. midnight
A month after the album’s official release, Healy revealed that he was actually working on a collaboration with Swift. midnightbut it was never released.
“We actually worked on it a bit, but then it never came out,” the star said in an interview with KROQ’s Klein/Ally Show for Audacy’s DTS Sound Space.
After the crowd booed Healy’s disclosure, the “About You” singer was quick to defend Swift, telling them, “It was for non-criticizing reasons… She’s great.”
January 12, 2023: Taylor Swift performing at The 1975’s concert in London
In early January 2023, Swift made a surprise appearance at her 1975 London concert and performed her single “Anti-Hero” live for the first time. She also covered The 1975’s song “The City” during the impromptu appearance she.
April 8, 2023: PEOPLE confirms the separation of Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn
In April 2023, PEOPLE confirmed that Swift had split from her longtime boyfriend Joe Alwyn. A source close to the Grammy winner and Chats With Friends The actor told PEOPLE that their breakup was largely due to “differences in their personalities.”
“They’ve had rough patches before and have always worked things out, so the friends thought they’d stay a little apart but eventually get back together,” the source said, “noting that it’s ultimately unsuitable for ‘Swift and Alwyn’ to another.”
The source added that Swift’s superstardom was another factor in the split: “Joe struggled with Taylor’s level of fame and public attention.”
May 2023: Matty Healy joins Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour in Nashville
In May 2023, Swift and Healy once again found themselves at the center of dating rumors. Sun He said they talked. Shortly after dating rumors surfaced, Healy was spotted attending several shows on Swift’s Eras Tour in Nashville.
In stills from the Saturday concert, Swift’s friend Gigi Hadid can be seen rubbing Healy’s shoulders playfully as she smiles and presses her hand to her chest during Swift’s performance.
Earlier that night, Healy joined the set of Phoebe Bridgers, who wore the Grammy-nominated skeleton jumpsuit and played guitar during her time on stage.
May 11, 2023: Taylor Swift and Matty Healy hold hands in NYC
After hanging out in Nashville, the two were spotted spending time with their friend Jack Antonoff at Casa Cipriani in New York City. Photos shared on social media showed Swift and Healy holding hands at the members-only venue.
After her PDA-packed tour with Healy, a source told PEOPLE, “Taylor is happy. She’s very focused on her tour but enjoys hanging out with Matty when she’s free.” Another insider said, “They’re hanging out and having a good time. It’s not just platonic.”