Halsey Regrets a Song She Wrote About Harry Styles and Taylor Swift

by Jeremy Spirogis
Harry Styles wearing a pearl necklace

Halsey is thought for writing private songs, however she’s additionally written about different celebrities. Though you gained’t discover it on any of her albums, Halsey as soon as penned a tune in regards to the storied relationship between Harry Styles and Taylor Swift. Though she regrets writing it, Halsey defined why she wrote the monitor. In addition, she opened up about her emotions about Styles and Swift as artists.

Harry Styles wearing a pearl necklace
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Halsey’s tackle ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’

It all begins with Swift’s hit “I Knew You Were Trouble.” “I Knew You Were Trouble” is a monitor a few relationship gone incorrect. Halsey took it in a unique — however associated — course along with her parody “The Haylor Song.” For the document, “Haylor” is a portmanteau of “Harry” and Taylor” that’s used to explain Styles’ and Swift’s relationship.

In “The Haylor Song,” Halsey portrayed Swift as a management freak who’s inquisitive about Styles solely so he can write songs about their relationship. She criticizes Swift within the line “[W]e knew she was trouble when she snagged Styles/How could we allow Taylor to get him with her fake smiles?” In an interview with NME, Halsey later defined her resolution to write down “The Haylor Song.”

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“I Knew You Were Trouble”

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“I made that video in 2012,” Halsey mentioned, “and there was not another word about me in the press until 2014, but it keeps getting brought up .… I made multiple parody videos at that age; I’m quick-witted, clever, and kind of an *sshole, and it was how I handled that when I was 16.” In the identical interview, Halsey mentioned she didn’t imagine “The Haylor Song” superior her profession. According to W, she regrets writing “The Haylor Song.” The video of her performing it on a guitar seems to have been scrubbed clear from YouTube.

Halsey owned an fascinating piece of Harry Styles merchandise

So does Halsey truly dislike Styles or Swift? She’s opened up about every of them and their artwork.

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According to CapitalFM, Halsey as soon as described herself as a Directioner (a fan of One Direction). She revealed to the world she owned a cushion with Styles’ visage on it. In addition, she instructed her followers nobody ought to really feel ashamed for liking boy bands.

How Taylor Swift made Halsey’s ‘teeth ache’

Furthermore, Halsey cited Swift as a serious supply of inspiration. “Taylor Swift is a huge reason why I always insisted to write my own music,” she tweeted. “I believed if she did it (in a approach that made my enamel ache like chilly water and my coronary heart swell and my eyes leak) than I ought to too.

A Halsey tweet

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“Cause that’s how to make someone feel. To drag it from the pits of your heart. To offer it on a platter and say ‘take some but take kindly.’” Halsey might have mocked Swift prior to now, however with out Swift, she won’t be the artist she is today.

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