NEWS OF THE WEEK: Joe Alwyn breaks silence on Taylor Swift split

The actor broke his silence about his breakup with the pop superstar in an interview with The Sunday Times Style Magazine. Alwyn, who dated Swift for six years until April 2023, called their relationship "long, loving" and "fully committed". Swift has not yet publicly commented on the breakup, but many believe her latest album, The Tortured Poets Department, was inspired by the split. When asked if he's listened to his ex-girlfriend's new album, Alwyn cryptically told the Times, "In thinking on what I was going to say, I would think and hope that anyone and everyone can empathise.