Taylor Swift Fans React to Reported Joe Alwyn Breakup: ‘Only Taylor Swift Would Easter Egg a Breakup’
Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn have reportedly broken up after six years of dating --- and fans have some serious thoughts about it.
Swift and Alwyn's split was first reported by Entertainment Tonight Saturday (April 8).
After the news spread online, fans flooded social media to react to as well as theorize and converse about the breakup, including sharing memes.
Some refused to believe the report until Swift or Alwyn publicly confirm their relationship status.
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"A reminder that Taylor is a real person with real emotions, regardless of whether the speculations are true or not," one person tweeted.
Meanwhile, a number of fans used a photo of former president George W. Bush reacting to 9/11 to represent their own shock.
One fan even managed to pull together a list of songs supposedly inspired by Alwyn, while other people created their own trend by tweeting: "Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn broke up so I blocked [name of Swift's other ex]."
According to ET's report, the breakup was amicable and took place a few weeks ago. A source called the split "not dramatic." They also pointed out that Alwyn has not been seen at Swift's Eras Tour concerts.
"The relationship had just run its course. It's why [Alwyn] hasn't been spotted at any shows," an insider shared.
See more reactions to the reported split, below: