Buzzing: Taylor Swift's new Love Story

Taylor Swift has reportedly been renting a house in North London while spending time with actor Joe Alwyn.
Taylor Swift has reportedly been renting a house in North London while spending time with actor Joe Alwyn. PHOTO: TAYLOR SWIFT/INSTAGRAM

Taylor Swift's new Love Story

Singer Taylor Swift, 27, is secretly dating actor Joe Alwyn, 26, say British reports. According to The Sun, she has been renting a house in North London while spending time with Alwyn, who had a breakthrough role in the 2016 Lee Ang film Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.

A source is quoted as saying: "Taylor and Joe are the real deal. This is a very serious relationship. But after what happened with Tom Hiddleston, they were determined to keep it quiet."

Swift's three-month romance with actor Hiddleston, 36, last year was catalogued in paparazzi shots and viewed as a publicity stunt.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 19, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe