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Ed Sheeran Just Denied That Taylor Swift's Song "Dress" Is About Him

Sorry, no Sweeran hookup to see here.

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Last week, Taylor Swift released her sixth album, Reputation. And wow, did it get everyone talking.

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Within hours of it being released, everyone was speculating over the potential subjects of each song.

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Current theories range from "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" being about Kanye West, to "I Did Something Bad" and "Getaway Car" being about Tom Hiddleston and Calvin Harris, and "Call It What You Want", and "New Year's Day" being about Joe Alwyn.

Taylor herself did warn everyone against doing so in the prologue for the album, published in the magazine released in conjunction with the record. She said that speculating about the subjects would likely result in "incorrect" theories.

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However, people couldn't help but discuss one song in particular – the track "Dress," mainly because it's arguably the ~sexiest~ song she's ever released.

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And the reference to a "best friend" in the chorus led to some people theorising that this track was about her long-time BFF, Ed Sheeran.

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I don't care who @taylorswift13 dress is really abt.In my head, it's abt @edsheeran hookup. #reputation

OMG Taylor said something about being friends and wearing a dress THIS IS ABOUT ED SHEERAN SHE IS IN LOVE WITH ED DYING 😭

However, Ed himself has now denied that he inspired the song.

During an appearance on a livestream with Augustman, Ed was asked whether he had any comment on the speculation that the song was about him.

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He said: "I don't think it is. I think if you read into it...It's not...You know, because she mentions someone with a buzzcut hair cut, and I've never had a buzz cut hair cut."

She does refer to a person having a buzzcut in this lyric, which many people have surmised to be about Joe Alwyn as he had a similar hairstyle last summer.

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Taylor really does like to keep us on our toes.

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