After much speculation, Swift, 23, has confirmed that the One Direction singer is the subject of her breakup single, “I Knew You Were Trouble.”
In an interview with The Times of London magazine, the country crooner explained that she had channeled her pent up emotions from the headline-making breakup into her performance of the song at this year’s BRIT Awards, where Styles, 19, also made an appearance.
“It’s not hard to access that emotion when the person the song is about is standing by the side of the stage watching,” she told the publication.
[inlinecmp pos=”left” id=”0″ type=”14636882:0″]”You’re balancing the analytical side of your brain, which is telling you where to go and how to go there,” Swift continued about performing the song.
“With the other side of your brain, which is saying, ‘Feel everything you’re singing, and show it on your face. Feel everything exactly as you felt it when you wrote the song.'”
Though the former young loves didn’t quite have a run-in at the awards ceremony, Styles did comment about seeing Swift for the first time since the split.
“I thought her performance was really good — she looked great,” he toldThe Daily Mail.
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