Fans speculate that Taylor Swift’s new album makes reference to the son of Denise Welch

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Taylor Swift and The 1975 singer Matty Healy reportedly dated in 2023.

Fans of Taylor Swift have been speculating that the singer-songwriter’s brand-new album could be about Denise Welch’s son. 

Yes, you read that right. You may not believe that the global superstar is connected to the iconic Tyneside actress, however it was rumoured last year that Swift had a short lived romance with The 1975’s Matty Healy, who is the first-born son of Denise Welch and fellow Goerdie actor, Tim Healy. 

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After splitting from her long-term boyfriend Joe Alwyn in 2023, rumours began to spread that Swift had moved on with Healy, after she gave a surprise performance at The 1975’s London gig in January of the same year. Healy then travelled to Nashville in May 2023, to support Swift during her Eras tour. In the same month, the pair were spotted leaving a building in New York City together.

Welch, who is known for being a panellist on ITV daytime show Loose Women, as well as acting in the likes of Waterloo Road and Coronation Street, seemed to confirm the rumours after sharing an image on Instagram of herself and Swift smiling together backstage following The 1975’s concert.

However, the rumoured romance between Swift and Healy appeared to be brief, with reports emerging that the pair had called time on their relationship after only a few months, in June 2023.

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Taylor Swift and Denise Welch.Taylor Swift and Denise Welch.
Taylor Swift and Denise Welch. | Instagram

Swift released her 11th studio album, The Tortured Poets Department on Friday, April 19, and fans have speculated that certain songs could be about Healy.

Songs on the tracklist that fans are sure include references to Healy, include; Fresh Out the Slammer, Guilty As Sin, I Can Fix Him (No Really I Can) and The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived.

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