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Jake Gyllenhaal finally reacts to Taylor Swift’s “Too good” 12 years after they met

Jake Gyllenhaal would love to be left out of the ‘All Too Well’ story.

The actor graces the cover of Esquire’s March issue and, in the accompanying interview, discusses his upcoming film, ‘Ambulance,’ and his relationship with former girlfriend Taylor Swift. Although the pair dated for about three months in 2010, their brief romance again came under scrutiny after Swift unveiled her re-recorded album “Red (Taylor’s Version)” last fall.

Much of the attention has focused on “All Too Well,” a track that appeared on the original 2012 version of “Red” and which many people believe was inspired by Gyllenhaal. In his chat with Esquire, however, the “Nightcrawler” actor brushed off the rumor, insisting the song “has nothing to do with me.”

“It’s about his relationship with his fans,” he said. “It’s his expression. Artists draw on their personal experiences for inspiration, and I don’t blame anyone.

Whether or not Gyllenhaal’s comments will be enough to appease Swift’s legions of admirers remains to be seen. The release of “Red (Taylor’s Version)” included a 10-minute version of “All Too Well” along with an accompanying short film depicting the end of a relationship.

Jake Gyllenhaal (left) and his now girlfriend Jeanne Cadieu in 2021.

The song’s now-legendary reference to a missing scarf has Swift fans relentlessly trolling Gyllenhaal and her sister on social media and even caught the attention of singer Dionne Warwick. The actor may have relished some of that buzz, however, as he appeared in a January photo shoot for W Magazine wearing a red shirt and heart-shaped sunglasses that resemble a pair once worn by Swift.

Asked about the backlash specifically, Gyllenhaal told Esquire that he hadn’t listened to “Red (Taylor’s Version),” but noted that his experience was merely indicative of a larger issue with social media and culture. modern.

“At some point, I think it’s important when fans become unruly that we feel responsible for requiring them to be civil and not allow cyberbullying on their behalf,” said the actor, who is the current love model Jeanne Cadieu. “It calls for a deeper philosophical question – not about an individual per se, but a conversation that allows us to consider how we can – or even should – take responsibility for what we put into the world, our contributions to the world. ”

“I am aware that there is interest in my life,” he added. “My life is wonderful. I have a relationship that is truly wonderful, and I have a family that I love so much. And this whole period of time made me realize that.

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