The funky, R&B-flavored “Don’t” is a screed about a real-life fling with another singer that grew ugly when she slept with Sheeran’s close friend while he was staying in the same hotel. With lyrics like “Me and her, we make money the same way/Four cities, two planes the same day,” Sheeran knows who fans will think it’s about. “It’s 100 percent not about Taylor,” he says. “Taylor’s one of these people that if you piss her off and she writes a song about you, it’s not good news for you. I’ve never dated Taylor. I’ve dated a few singers, though.” (Tabloids have linked Sheeran to Selena Gomez and Goulding.)

Sheeran did play the song for Swift after writing it. “She was just like, ‘Whatever happens, ever, between us as friends, I never want to piss you off that much,’” he says.

” — Ed Sheeran tells Rolling Stone that his new song “Don’t” is not about Taylor Swift (x)

just close your eyes / the sun is going down / you’ll be alright /
no one can hurt you now / come morning light /
YOU AND I’LL BE SAFE AND SOUND

I thought I was upset because my parents are insane, but Ron just showed me the real reason.

“The idea that Taylor Swift is teaching her preteen fans to focus their lives only on chasing boys is completely false. She is actually a fantastic example of a strong, professionally-independent woman: she writes all her own songs, she’s smart, she’s creative, and she is completely unashamed to be who she is. We need to remember that being girly or wanting to find romantic love does not make a young woman weak or somehow inferior.” — (x)

But I don't wanna dance if I'm not dancing with you

Taylor Swift is nominated for 8 World Music Awards!

World’s Best Female Artist

World’s Best Live Act

World’s Best Entertainer

World’s Best Album

World’s Best Song: I Knew You Were Trouble 

World’s Best Video: Everything Has Changed

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