We Stan Taylor. But wait, who is Betty?

Ever since Queen Taylor Swift dropped her new album Folklore on July 24, fans have been going crazy. And Taylor Swift hinting at her exes on her songs is nothing new, but then this time there’s a mention of Betty.

Who is Betty?

Look no further because the singer herself revealed the meaning behind it. While introducing her song Betty to the world via Country Pop, Taylor said that all the characters mentioned in the song are after her friends’ children.

In her interview, she added that she wrote Betty from the perspective of a teenage boy who lost the love of his life and “doesn’t understand how to get it back.”

She further added, “Everyone makes mistakes, everybody really messes up sometimes. This is a song that I wrote from the perspective of a 17-year-old boy. And I’ve always loved that in music you can kind of slip into different identities, and you can sing from other people’s perspectives, and that’s what I did in this one.”

It’s here that she revealed the characters in the story are her friend’s kids and that she hopes we really like it. And we really do, we stan you Queen.

Ever since the reveal, fans have been speculating that the characters are actually her friends Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s kids because the characters go as James (5) and Inez (3).

The couple had their third daughter in October last year, and she hasn’t been introduced to the public yet.  Everyone had been going bonkers on the baby; it looks like we no longer have to.

Thanks Taylor. We now know who Betty is.

Betty Song Lyrics

Betty, I won’t make assumptions
About why you switched your homeroom but
I think it’s ’cause of me
Betty, one time I was riding on my skateboard
When I passed your house
It’s like I couldn’t breathe

You heard the rumors from Inez
You can’t believe a word she says
Most times, but this time it was true
The worst thing that I ever did
Was what I did to you

But if I just showed up at your party
Would you have me? x2
Would you tell me to go fuck myself?
Or lead me to the garden?
In the garden would you trust me
If I told you it was just a summer thing?
I’m only seventeen, I don’t know anything
But I know I miss you

Betty, I know where it all went wrong
Your favorite song was playing
From the far side of the gym
I was nowhere to be found
I hate the crowds, you know that
Plus, I saw you dance with him

You heard the rumors from Inez
You can’t believe a word she says
Most times, but this time it was true
The worst thing that I ever did
Was what I did to you

But if I just showed up at your party
Would you have me? x 2
Would you tell me to go fuck myself?
Or lead me to the garden?
In the garden would you trust me
If I told you it was just a summer thing?
I’m only seventeen, I don’t know anything
But I know I miss you

I was walking home on broken cobblestones
Just thinking of you
When she pulled up like
A figment of my worst intentions
She said “James, get in, let’s drive”
Those days turned into nights
Slept next to her, but
I dreamt of you all summer long

Betty, I’m here on your doorstep
And I planned it out for weeks now
But it’s finally sinkin’ in
Betty, right now is the last time
I can dream about what happens when
You see my face again

The only thing I wanna do
Is make it up to you
So I showed up at your party
Yeah, I showed up at your party

Yeah, I showed up at your party
Will you have me? x2
Will you kiss me on the porch
In front of all your stupid friends?
If you kiss me, will it be just like I dreamed it?
Will it patch your broken wings?
I’m only seventeen, I don’t know anything
But I know I miss you

Standing in your cardigan
Kissin’ in my car again
Stopped at a streetlight
You know I miss you

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