Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris collaboration caused breakup?

By Tribute on July 14, 2016 | 8 Comments

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The bad blood boils.

After Calvin Harris took to Twitter with some hard words for ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift regarding her involvement in his hit track “This Is What You Came For,” potential details about the underlying reason for their breakup have surfaced.

Recently, Taylor’s team revealed that she penned the lyrics to Calvin’s song, which features Rihanna and has peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. Taylor, 26, wrote the lyrics under the pseudonym Nils Sjoberg.

But according to TMZ, Taylor’s people are saying she also created the melody for the song. More than that, New York Daily News reports after writing it, Taylor “played it on piano and then recorded it on her phone before sending it to (Calvin).”

A radio interview Calvin did with Ryan Seacrest is being pointed to as a clue for the breakup. During their chat, Calvin told Ryan he didn’t think a collaboration with Taylor would ever work out. The statement reportedly offended her to the degree that one source called it “the breaking point in the relationship.”

The series of Tweets the 32-year-old DJ posted gave credit to Taylor and called her an “amazing lyric writer,” but that’s where the flattery ended.

He Tweeted, “I wrote the music, produced the song, arranged it and cut the vocals though. And initially she wanted it kept secret, hence the pseudonym.”

Calvin then added that he was both shocked and upset by Taylor’s move to confirm her involvement in the track when he wrote, “Hurtful to me at this point that her and her team would go so far out of their way to try and make ME look bad at this stage though.”

After he and the songstress split in June, she shook it off and almost immediately entered a very public relationship with actor Tom Hiddleston. Calvin spoke to that relationship when he wrote, “I figure if you’re happy in your new relationship you should focus on that instead of trying to tear your ex bf down for something to do.”

Initially, Calvin and Taylor’s breakup seemed amicable. Calvin even Tweeted the following: “The only truth here is that a relationship came to an end & what remains is a huge amount of love and respect.”

But things quickly turned sour and that fairly friendly Tweet — plus many other social media posts about their time together — were deleted.

Check out Calvin’s string of Tweets below.

What do you think of the Calvin-Taylor split? Could “This Is What You Came For” be the wedge that drove them apart? Share your opinion with us!

Comments & Discussion

  1. AshleyS • July 14, 2016 @ 9:46 AM

    He’s really hot. Taylor’s a fool for leaving him (not that we didn’t know she was stupid before).
    But on a serious note, I don’t know why she’s coming forward now and wanting credit for her role in the song. Why’d she hide behind a pseudonym if she needed recognition? Again, stupid. But it makes sense that she’s with Tom Hiddleston. Idiots should be together and spare the sensible ones from having to put up with them.

  2. Kris • July 14, 2016 @ 12:32 PM

    I am getting very weary of Taylor Swift’s romantic dramas. Give it a rest please….

  3. Andrea • July 14, 2016 @ 12:33 PM

    No wonder she dumped his sorry butt! He takes credit for a song she wrote for him and then says, Collaborate with Taylor? No way, that would never work. I’m glad she dumped him and glad she found someone a whole lot nicer and a whole lot more secure. Tom even wore a shirt with her name on it. Now that’s a man!

  4. Jacob • July 14, 2016 @ 4:56 PM

    Taylor’s hot, I’d do anything to get wif dat.

  5. Jude • July 14, 2016 @ 5:55 PM

    I wish she would go away – every relationship she has to write a bloody song about and bitch and whine about how badly she was treated blah blah blah – no one cares that much about a poor rich kid with a shitty relationship history

  6. Jennifer Periard • July 15, 2016 @ 1:37 AM

    Get a life Taylor, preferably your own. Love the reference to Katy. LMAO Katy said the truth and Taylor can’t take it. What else is new. Katy would kick her ass.
    It’s hard to believe Taylor is 26 because she acts like a 16 year old. Very childish. Grow up. No one wants to hear about your love life and eminent breakups. “If you’re looking for someone to write your breakup songs about….”

  7. jkl • July 15, 2016 @ 3:35 AM

    I get the feeling that she’d be lousy in the sack…like she’d just lie there not moving and thinking ahead to the breakup songs she’ll eventually write.

  8. Shirlene • July 16, 2016 @ 10:45 AM

    Taylor you MAY have talent but you still act so dumb and stupid omg get on with life and stop distroying or trying to distory your Ex’s lives. Good for anyone who runs away from you before too long hope no one is foolish enough to marry your sorry ass as you need to grow up. You May be beautiful but you are one stupid gal. I don’t like you and used before you went singing about relationships to get famous Katie will sure kick your ass she is an amazing and beautiful both inside and out you can never hold a candle to her. Calvin you were so saved.

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