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Matty Healy’s Family Responds To Taylor Swift’s TTPD

In typical Taylor Swift songwriting fashion, her latest album, The Tortured Poets Department, features scathing lines about her past relationships. Her brief romance with 1975 frontman Matty Healy was allegedly featured in multiple tracks on the pop icon's 11th studio album. https://twitter.com/etnow/status/1658496276189655043/ Though Healy, 35, has not publicly addressed the songs believed to be about him since its Friday, April 19 release, his aunt has come to his defense. Speaking to Daily Mail, Healy's aunt says, "Nothing surprises him anymore." Matty Healy's Aunt On His Relationship With Swift Of the fourteenth song, "The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived," his aunt adds that both Matty and Taylor "know what went on" during their [inlink id="taylor-swift-matty-healy-breakup" text="spring fling"]. She alludes that the English singer-songwriter has his own version of the relationship that he hasn't shared publicly. The lyrics of the song feature lines such as: "Was any of it true? Gazing at me starry-eyed in your Jehovah’s Witness suit." Healy is known for wearing distinctive black suits during live performances. The lyrics continue: "Who the f--- was that guy? You tried to buy some pills from a friend of friends of mine. They just ghosted you. Now you know what it feels like." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Atdzfj8LcuY Matty's aunt also pointedly asked the publication about Swift: "She writes about all her relationships, doesn't she?" Despite Swifties going wild about Matty being Swift's subject matter on many of her songs in this album, his aunt says he's "very happy" in his new relationship with model Gabbriette Bechtel, so he's probably "focusing on that." Like we previously reported, fans came to Healy's defense on X (formerly Twitter) as well. One person said, “taylor swift got cyberbullied out of f—ing matty healy and made her own 1975 album about it.” Another added, “Pushing 40 writing about Matty Healy like it’s a forbidden love à la Romeo and Juliet. Girl he is just a nazi.” Other songs are thought to be about Healy throughout the album, including the title track, "The Tortured Poets Department." Lyrics from the song mention typewriters and a person who loved them. Swift sings, "You left your typewriter at my apartment, straight from the Tortured Poets Department. I think some things I never say, like, 'Who uses typewriters anyway?" In a 2018 interview with GQ, Healy listed typewriters as one of the ten things he "couldn't live without." He told the publication at the time: "I really like typewriters ... the thing is with typewriters, and writing with pen to paper, there’s an element of commitment that goes with the ceremony of it. It requires concentration a bit better." Swift briefly dated Healy last spring following her breakup with longtime boyfriend Joe Alwyn. The pair called it quits by early June. However, Swift never publicly addressed her and Alwyn's breakup or her and Healy's relationship. [select-listicle listicle_id="759812" syndication_name="depressing-but-fun-songs-to-dance-ttpd" description="yes"]

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