Taylor Lautner is actually providing ideas and prayers to John Mayer forward of Taylor Swift’s “Speak Now” re-released album. On Could 16, Today published an interview with Lautner — who briefly dated Swift in 2009 — throughout which the actor was requested how he feels about “Converse Now (Taylor’s Model),” a revamped version of the 2010 album, dropping this summer season. “I feel it is an excellent album. Yeah, I really feel secure,” mentioned Lautner, although he added he is “praying for John,” because the 45-year-old singer-songwriter is believed to be a target of some of Swift’s lyrics on the album.
Shortly after his interview, Lautner posted a hilarious TikTok of him truly praying for Mayer soundtracked to Swift’s “Expensive John,” the file believed to be all about Mayer. “#prayforjohn,” he captioned it.
In a Could 17 interview on SiriusXM’s “The Happy Hour,” Lautner clarified his “praying for John” remark and defined, “I do not know if it was the wisest factor to say.” He mentioned, “I used to be positively joking,” and added that his wife, Taylor Dome, instantly knew the remark would go viral. “She’s like, that is gonna actually set off the Swifties. Or, I imply, they’re supportive of it as a result of, I imply, I do not know. I personally assume John is a really gifted musician, however I’m conscious of a pair songs that had been on that album.”
Although Lautner appears to be getting a kick out of what “Converse Now (Taylor’s Model)” might imply for Mayer when the album drops, the singer is probably not as amused.
Mayer, who dated Swift from December 2009 to February 2010, beforehand spoke about his emotions round Swift’s “Expensive John” throughout a 2012 Rolling Stone interview, revealing that he was “actually humiliated” by it. “It made me really feel horrible as a result of I did not deserve it,” he mentioned. “I am fairly good at taking accountability now, and I by no means did something to deserve that. It was a extremely awful factor for her to do.”
Mayer additionally mentioned that he “by no means obtained an e-mail” or “a telephone name” from the “Midnights” singer to provide him a heads up about her “Converse Now” music. “I used to be actually caught off-guard, and it actually humiliated me at a time once I’d already been dressed down,” he added. “I imply, how would you are feeling if, on the lowest you’ve got ever been, somebody kicked you even decrease?”
A few of Swift’s most notable lyrics from “Expensive John” embrace, “Expensive John, I see all of it now that you simply’re gone / Do not you assume I used to be too younger / To be messed with?” When Rolling Stone requested Mayer concerning the latter lyric, he declined to remark, saying, “I do not need to go into that.”
Swift is understood for sourcing materials for her music from previous relationships, together with one in every of her most up-to-date ones with ex Joe Alwyn. The previous pair’s breakup news went public through Leisure Tonight on April 10. It might be too quickly for any of her tracks to be about her new rumored beau Matt Healy, as romance rumors first sparked in early May, however Swifties could also be taking a more in-depth have a look at “Expensive John” and different “Converse Now” songs to dissect as soon as the re-released album lastly drops on July 7.
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