Taylor Swift’s Publicist Just Angrily Shut Down Claims That Taylor Was Secretly Married To Joe Alwyn Before Their Split, And It’s So Out Of Character

“Tree (and Taylor) are livid. Of all things, why are they so angry about this particular claim that they felt the need to respond?” Deuxmoi questioned after being called out online.

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In case you missed it, yesterday was a lot in Taylor Swift Land, with a whole load of revelations about her relationship with her ex Joe Alwyn coming to light.

Taylor and Joe sitting together at a table with a bottle of champagne in front of them

The song literally starts with Taylor sighing deeply into the microphone before saying that she’s wondering “if it’s time” to “throw out everything” they’d built together. She adds, “My heart won’t start anymore for you / ’cause you’re losing me.”

Screenshot of lyrics: "Do I throw out everything we built or keep it? / I'm getting tired even for a phoenix / Always risin' from the ashes / Mendin' all her gashes / You might just have dealt the final blow"

However, on Wednesday, Taylor’s longtime collaborator and friend Jack Antonoff dropped a huge curveball as he revealed that “You’re Losing Me” was actually written and recorded long before Taylor and Joe officially ended things.

Screenshot of IG story: “you’re losing me is out today; a very special track from midnights sessions that’s finally streaming! written and recorded at home on 12/5/21 right after taylor ate these raisins"

Amid the fan reaction to this bombshell on social media, many questioned how Taylor could have written her love song “Sweet Nothing,” which was released in October of last year, so soon after writing such a devastating heartbreak song, presumably about the same person.

Taylor resting her folded arms on a surface and smiling
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Interestingly, this tweet was posted more than a year ago, soon after Midnights' initial release, leaving little question about Taylor’s intention behind her social media activity. Many fans interpreted it to be her way of letting them know that “Sweet Nothing” was actually inspired by Paul and Linda’s relationship.

Screenshot of the McCartney tweet

For years, Deux has repeatedly claimed on their Instagram account and associated podcast that Taylor and Joe had secretly gotten married, and they even doubled down on this rumor after the split was announced. However, by this point they’d clarified that it may not have been a legal marriage, but a “ceremony” of sorts in Joe’s home country of England.

Taylor and Joe hugging

They then added in their submission, “Even YOU, Deuxmoi, is now trying to claim you thought they were on a break in 2023 when you were maintaining they were secretly married up until and after they broke up!!”

Screenshot of the IG story comment

And this post proved to be the final straw for Taylor’s publicist, Tree Paine, who tweeted for the first time in over a year especially to debunk Deuxmoi’s claims.

Tree and Taylor standing together

Sharing a screenshot of the Deuxmoi post, Tree wrote, “Enough is enough with these fabricated lies about Taylor from Deuxmoi. There was NEVER a marriage or ceremony of ANY kind. This is an insane thing to post. It’s time for you to be held accountable for the pain and trauma you cause with posts like these.”

@treepaine / Via Twitter: @treepaine

But Deux refused to back down, and shared Tree’s tweet to her Instagram story alongside a caption: “'pain and trauma’ … are very strong words. I understand why they’d be bothered, but Tree (and Taylor) are livid. Of all things, why are they so angry about this particular claim that they felt the need to respond?”

Screenshot of the IG story comment

They also wrote, “Well I make zero dollars from lying… can publicists say the same. Also, to relate something that is in reference to something that happened years ago to ‘pain & trauma’ after what just happened seems like a poor choice of words. Either way, I apologize to Taylor.”

Screenshot of the IG story comments

While many were confused by the allusion to “what just happened,” some took it to be a reference to the tragic death of one of Taylor’s fans at her concert in Brazil earlier this month.

Comment: "I think DM is referencing the fan that recently died at the show when she writes 'after what happened' big yikes"
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