By Stephen L. Betts
Filed under: Country News
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If it seems like you could literally put Taylor Swift
in the same room with a guy and instantly spark rumors of a secret romance between the two, well, that's probably because that's just what's happening with Taylor and her Red tourmate, British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran
. While Ed confirms that the pair are not dating, being linked to to the "22" singer isn't exactly the worst thing that's ever happened to him.
"The thing that impressed me with the media is that because they wrote about it, my mates believed it," Sheeran tells New Zealand broadcaster TVNZ. "And my mates are texting me being like, 'Is it true?' So I said it wasn't but the fact that people can believe it makes me feel like a bit of a stud, you know?" (quotes via US Weekly