Source Reveals Why Joe Alwyn Decided to Speak Out About Taylor Swift Split

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Joe Alwyn recently ~ broke his silence ~ about his breakup with Taylor Swift in a Sunday Times profile—and if you're wondering why he randomly decided to spill...a source has ARRIVED ready to dish.

"Joe wanted to get this over with once and for all so he can move forward with his life and his career," the insider told the Daily Mail. "He never wanted to say anything and was hoping it would all blow over, but it hasn't. Taylor has made a fortune off their breakup by forming an entire album around it. Meanwhile he has been cast as 'Taylor's ex.'"

Apparently, Joe "cannot go anywhere without being asked about Taylor. He had his people tell everyone in advance that he was not going to answer questions about Taylor, but he knew that is all people wanted to ask him about. It became depressing and emotionally draining. Their romance was private – quite the opposite of her relationship with Travis. It was partly due to covid restrictions, but they also preferred it that way. Joe has moved on and is doing promotional work for his films and upcoming projects, so he decided he needed to get this out to move forward. He wants to be asked about his films, not about Taylor."

Meanwhile, the Kinds of Kindness actor has "no ill will" towards his ex, but "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."

Okay then! Anyway, you can read Joe's full Sunday Times interview over this way, but when asked about Tortured Poets, he had this to say: "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. That is a hard thing to navigate. What is unusual and abnormal in this situation is that, one week later, it’s suddenly in the public domain and the outside world is able to weigh in."

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