Taylor Swift & Jake Gyllenhaal

Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal
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Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal  

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Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal dated from October, 2010 to January, 2011.

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Taylor Swift is a 27 year old American Singer. Born Taylor Alison Swift on 13th December, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States, she is famous for Song Tim McGraw in a career that spans 2004–present. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Jake Gyllenhaal is a 36 year old American Actor. Born Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal on 19th December, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA, he is famous for Donnie Darko and Brokeback Mountain. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
DatingOct 2010 - Jan 2011 3 months, 2 days
Total Oct 2010 - Jan 2011 3 months, 2 days


They met on October 23, 2010 in New York City, when Swift and Gyllenhaal stopped by "Saturday Night Live" in support of that night's host, Swift's bestie, Emma Stone. Swift and Gyllenhaal followed the hangout session with a lunch date in Brooklyn, where they were also joined by Stone.
Shortly after that first sighting, Swift sat down with Ellen DeGeneres and danced around the rumors, saying only, "I'm always optimistic about love."
The exchange that followed included DeGeneres giving Swift her unsolicited seal of approval. "It's just y'all hanging out — this does not prove anything," DeGeneres said after displaying a photo of the two out in public. "I'm just saying he's adorable, and I like him very much, and so if that is the case that he's your boyfriend, I think that's fantastic."
Then in early November, Jake and Taylor were spotted in Big Sur, California, lounging by a pool and getting sundaes at McConnell's ice cream shop. One source said, "Taylor laughed at everything Jake said," and added that the pair seemed "happy" and "friendly."
What initially appeared to be a casual fling seemed to heat up as rumors hit the Net in mid-November that Gyllenhaal had rented a private jet to fly Swift out to the U.K. to hang out while he promoted "Love and Other Drugs." That date, however, was far more costly than a few scoops of ice cream as it reportedly cost the Hollywood heartthrob more than $150,000. Still, Gyllenhaal's "Other Drugs" co-star Anne Hathaway brushed off the romance rumors.
For Thanksgiving, Taylor and Jake returned to Brooklyn, where they spent the weekend visiting Jake's sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and husband Peter Sarsgaard. Maggie later said spending the holiday with the pop star was "great." The new couple then headed to Nashville, where they were repeatedly spotted, yes, getting coffee and strolling arm in arm.
Sources told Us Weekly at the time that the romance was heating up and that “she loves his family, and he loves hers.”
Later, during an interview, Swift gave a review of Gyllenhaal's latest flick, describing "Love and Other Drugs" as "a good movie."
When pressed for more details about Jake, she said, "I write in great detail about my personal life, but I don't talk about it."
In January 4, 2011, came reports that the pair were no longer together.
According to People, Gyllenhaal and Swift split up in December 2010. "They're over," a source told the mag about the short-lived relationship. "It ended last month."
However, Swift was spotted with Gyllenhaal again on January 19, 2011.
Mere weeks after news spread that Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal had split up, comes word that the two were spotted out together again in Nashville.
People reports that Jake recently visited Taylor in Nashville where she lives. The duo were seen grabbing food at a restaurant, Bound'ry, on Wednesday, near the country superstar's condo. A patron tells the website that they ate alone at a table for two.
"They did eat," the patron told People. "They were cordial to one another, but not affectionate." No word on what the dinner meant. The two were last spotted together on December 9 before spending the holidays separately.
Swift released her fourth studio album Red in late 2012. The album is full of songs about her on-off relationship with Gyllenhaal, that apparently definitely ended in March 2011.
"State of Grace," "Red," "All Too Well," "I Almost Do" and the infamous "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" are rumoured to be about Gyllenhaal, including the bonus track "The Moment I Knew".
According to sources, their relationship went downhill for the first time about the time she gifted him her virginity, he didn't attended Taylor's 21st birthday party and she "spent the night crying in the bathroom because Gyllenhaal told her that he would be there but he didn't attended her party" and so they broke up. "The Moment I Knew" lyrics talks about it perfectly.
While talking about this song, Swift said, "‘The Moment I Knew’ was a song about my 21st birthday party, which was the worst experience ever."
Besides "The Moment I Knew", another obvious song to be about Jake is "All Too Well" where Swift finds herself reminiscing on the memories of a past relationship from beginning to end. During the song, Swift mentions the fact that Gyllenhaal kept an old scarf that Taylor was wearing when she spent Thanksgiving with him. There are several photos of Taylor and Jake wearing the same scarf in 2010/2011. With heartbroken lyrics and also teary eyes whenever she sings the song live, Swift mentioned the fact that she lost her virginity to Gyllenhaal, "After plaid shirt days and nights when you made me your own, now you mail back my things and I walk home alone. But you keep my old scarf from that very first week 'cause it reminds you of innocence and it smells like me, you can't get rid of it, 'cause you remember it all too well."
Swift talked about "All Too Well" before singing during her Red Tour, "When I’m writing songs, I think for me my main goal is to write exactly what I’m feeling, when I’m feeling it. If writing songs happens for me in the middle of the night, say between the hours of 2 and 4 am, chances are, I’m trying to forget somebody. It’s almost impossible to write how you feel. If you’ve ever lost somebody, you know that you’re never just feeling one feeling at a time. It’s much more complicated than that and when I was writing my song, I decided maybe instead of writing how I felt, maybe it would be better to write what happened from beginning to end because, I remember it all too well."

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Relationship Timeline

January, 2011 - Breakup

October, 2010 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Taylor Swift
Jake Gyllenhaal
Taylor Swift
Jake Gyllenhaal
Age (at start of relationship)
20
29
Height
Female
5' 11" (180 cm)
Male
5' 11" (180 cm)
Zodiac
Sagittarius
Sagittarius
Occupation
Singer
Actor
Hair Color
Blonde
Brown - Dark
Eye Color
Blue
Blue
Nationality
American
American
Religion
Christian
Jewish

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Posted commentsView all comments (11)

validatemypridevalidatemyprideDec 15, 2013

WEEEEEEEEEEEE ARE NEVER EVER EVER GETTING BACK TOGETHER

SandraJFSandraJFAug 25, 2013

One of Taylor Swifts many beardmance's

JennaAug 2, 2012

He is 9 years older. That is way too old. He is past 30! She doesn't need to have one person almost 10 years older to be going out with

SWSOct 7, 2011

Alright together. It doesn't matter about the age unless you're a pedo.

thexfileszApr 8, 2011

He's way too old for her.

reggieyFeb 20, 2011

they look really cute together, are they still together?

anonJan 21, 2011

Pook Jake, she's gonna bash him in her awful songs. Jake is a good guy and dont deserve to be trashed.

eRror_GirL93Jan 7, 2011

hahaha!!.,at last,now they r separated..this just mean that jake is not d guy hu deserve the song of yours 'MINE'...

violetghurlvioletghurlJan 7, 2011

taylor! he's like your older brother? what's the matter with you? he is hot though.

RbuskeyDec 31, 2010

I lov taylor

KimDec 23, 2010

Cute!!


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