“I Never Chase Boys,” Taylor Swift Tells Elle

Star opens up on love life, making music after breakups and being bullied

The latest issue of Elle Magazine brings a lengthy interview with none other than Taylor Swift, who is finally speaking out on all those rumors about her personal life. For one, she never ever chases boys – like, ever, to paraphrase her most recent single.

Though she has quite the reputation of a serial dater / desperate woman who tends to be too clingy and whinny for any relationship to work, Taylor insists that, in real life, she’s nothing like that.

It’s just an angle the media is using on her, much like it happened to Jennifer Aniston before her.

“I'm sure if I looked up the latest Google Alerts rumor it would say I'm chasing somebody who doesn't like me as much as I like him — people love that angle on me,” the star says.

“They're like ‘Oh Taylor, coming on too strong again, chasing boys.’ I never chase boys. They don't like it!” she adds.

Another misconception about her is that she’s writing songs about her exes just to drum up interest in her music.

For some time now, people have been waiting and counting on her to hit the studio immediately after a breakup to write “revenge music.” Taylor doesn’t deny she does it, but she’s not doing it for the reason they’re saying she is.

“To me it's just writing songs the way I always have. It's me sitting on my bed feeling pain I didn't understand, writing a song, and understanding it better. If people want to dissect the lyrics, that's their right, but it's all coming from the exact same place as where I started. It's just something I do to feel better,” she explains.

“I don't think I've ever yelled at an ex-boyfriend. Ever. I'm not a yeller. I'm not a fit thrower,” she says. “If something is done, it's done,” Taylor adds, putting yet another rumor to rest: that she’s almost an impossible girlfriend.

For the full interview, including more stunning photos like the one attached to this article, please refer here, or make sure you pick up a copy of Elle on newsstands.

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