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A look back at Taylor Swift’s famous boyfriends

We take a look back at the popstar's well-known exes
Taylor Swift, Tom Hiddleston, Calvin Harris

As her new romance with Tom Hiddleston continues to heat up, we’re taking a look back at Taylor Swift’s dating history – from her most recent ex, Calvin Harris, to DNCE singer Joe Jonas.

While the blonde beauty reportedly thinks her actor beau could be “the one”, there’s no denying she’s fallen fast for other hunky leading men in her life before. Her breakup with Joe (over a brutal 27-second phone call, no less) is said to have inspired Taylor’s songs ‘Last Kiss’ and ‘Forever and Always’, while her rocky romance with Harry Styles is thought to be detailed in her recent hit ‘Style’.

And while it was a shock to see Taylor shaking off her 15-month relationship with Calvin so swiftly, a source tells E! she had been feeling “ready to move on towards the tail end of their relationship anyway”.

“She loves the fact that Tom acts like such a mature man. She loves that he is older. She feels very safe and protected with him. The attraction is very strong,” the source revealed.

Could it be true love? We’ll just have to wait and see – but in the meantime, we’re taking a look back at Taylor’s long list of ex-lovers in the public eye.

This post originally appeared on Woman’s Day Australia

No wonder he has Taylor hooked! Tom Hiddleston, 35, recently posed for W magazine in nothing but his trunks. The actor, who is speculated to play the next James Bond, was snapped kissing the Bad Blood singer in Rhode Island last week, not long after her split from Scottish DJ Calvin Harris.

Taylor’s year-long relationship with Calvin Harris seemed to be going great, with the singer frequently gushing about her boyfriend during interviews. But news of the pair’s shock split broke earlier this month, with sources revealing the romance had simply fizzled. The pair have also deleted all traces of each other on their social media accounts, prompting fans to question whether the split was in fact amicable like they previously said.

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Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris call an end and head their separate ways

The pair dated for just under four months, but John Mayer certainly made an impact on Taylor, inspiring her song ‘Dear John’ (and probably many others)! Taylor was only 19 at the time, and the 12-year age gap proved to be a strain on the romance. One particularly telling lyric from the song included, “Don’t you think I was too young to be messed with? The girl in the dress cried the whole way home.”

Despite their relatively brief romance, Harry Styles was one of Taylor’s most buzzed-about relationships. Along with I Knew You Were Trouble, the One Direction star is said to be the subject of several songs on Taylor’s 2012 album Red.

That time Taylor was almost a Kennedy! The singer dated Conor, the grandson of Robert Kennedy, when he was just 18 and set to leave for college. Taylor was so enamored by Conor she even bought a house in his neighbourhood to be closer. We can’t blame her for selling up once the relationship went south!

Though she only dated Jake Gyllenhaal for four months (the actor reportedly broke up with her via text, ouch!) Taylor sure got a lot of material for her album. The songs We Are Never Getting Back Together and The Moment I Knew are rumoured to be about the 35-year-old.

It seemed sharing a first name didn’t bode well for this relationship! The singer’s whirlwind romance with Taylor Lautner began when they met on the set of their film Valentine’s Day.

They met on the set of Taylor’s You Belong With Me video, but her fling with Lucas Till apparently lacked the passion to go the distance. The model told MTV, “We dated for a little bit, but there was no friction because we were too nice.”

Joe Jonas was Taylor’s first famous boyfriend. The former Disney star brutally ended the relationship with a 27-second phone call. But it appears the exes have made up since then – Taylor even set Joe up with one of her besties, Gigi Hadid and enjoyed double dates with Calvin last year.

Watch Taylor spill the beans about her split from Joe in the next video

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