December 14, 2023

Celebrity

Taylor Launter speaks out on 'rekindling' friendship with Taylor Swift

Taylor Lautner said he had the deepest respect for Taylor Swift for who she is as a person

By Javeria Shahid December 14, 2023
Taylor Lautner and Taylor Swift dated back in 2009 and ended their relationship after few months
Taylor Lautner and Taylor Swift dated back in 2009 and ended their relationship after few months

Taylor Lautner candidly opened up about his superstar ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift.

The American actor who is well known for playing werewolf Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series appeared in Alex Cooper’s podcast, Call Her Daddy with his wife Taylor Dome.

He reflected upon "rekindling" his friendship with the pop icon after they dated in 2009 and broke up a few months later.

According to PEOPLE, the 31-year-old actor said, "I think when you respect somebody for who they are, like in their soul, it allows you to move on, forgive and continue that love in a different way".

He continued, "We stayed friendly, we would see each other now and then. But we then did fall out of touch and didn’t talk for a while".

The Tracers star noted that despite dating the Cruel Summer chart topper when they "were so young" he "always had the deepest respect for who she is as a person before anything else".

He also confessed on the podcast that, "Honestly I would say one of the greater things to happen in my life over the last year is the rekindling of our friendship".

Lautner went on to say that Swift, 34, “above anything else that she is, she is just a wonderful human. And pretty great to have in your life".

He also recalled the end of their romance saying it was Swift who decided to end things up and broke up.

After being uncertain for a moment he said, "I’m thinking back on exactly what happened. But no, yeah, she did," he added, "Yes, absolutely".

As for now, the Love Story crooner found love again in the arms of the Kansas City Chiefs tight end, Travis Kelce.

Meanwhile, Lautner started dating Dome in 2018. Following an engagement in November 2021 the couple tied the knot on November 11, 2023.