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Paul Mescal is finally speaking out about the Phoebe Bridgers breakup rumors
February 17, 2023
Pál Mescal finally addressed speculation that he and Phoebe Bridgers they broke up after almost two years of dating. The “Normal People” star talked about how she was tempted to clear up the rumors, but decided to keep her private life private.
Rumors of a breakup began last year after Bridgers hinted at it in the lyrics of one of her songs. Mescal himself recently covered a famous Taylor Swift breakup song, seemingly hinting at a potential breakup.
Mescal and the “Kyoto” singer were first romantically linked after fans caught them flirting on Twitter. The following year, they made their red carpet debut as a couple, and then attended the 2022 Met Gala together.
Read on to learn more.
Paul Mescal talks about the Phoebe Bridgers breaking rumors
Amid rumors of his split from singer Phoebe Bridgers, Paul Mescal is finally speaking out about all the speculation. The actor did a profile interview with him Vanity Fair, appeared on February 15, where he spoke about the rumors.
The Oscar-nominated actor said: “But I don’t think it’s wise. When “Normal People” came out, I was very honest in interviews and it didn’t really serve me. But the temptation remains to “shut the fuck up. This is my life. This happens. Or that’s what’s wrong.’”
Paul Mescal chooses to keep his life private
During the interview, Mescal also talked about how he wants to keep his personal life private and away from his fans. However, the “Normal People” star noted that she will always feel the love and support of her fans.
He said: “As much as I can, this is going to be my life, which is private. This is difficult to achieve. But giving strangers answers about my life doesn’t really help. It’s like a quick serotonin boost to say “I said what I needed to say.” And then it’s just Twitter feed.”
Despite how private Bridgers and Mescal were about their love lives, by the end of 2022, fans were convinced that the couple had broken up over the lyrics of a song he released. The song was a collaboration with SZA called “Ghost in the Machine” and featured lyrics that hinted at the split. Bridgers has yet to comment on the social media rumors.
She recently covered a breakup song
Meanwhile, Mescal also recently performed a song that hints at the end of the couple’s relationship. On Valentine’s Day, the actor starred in a video W MagazineShe sings a lyrical cover of Taylor Swift’s famous breakup song, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”
Based on Bustle, the actor read the first line, grinning and chuckling at this particular line: “Because it’s like we haven’t seen each other in a month when you said you needed space.” Mescal then said, “What? “It’s like having your grandparents improvise Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Brutal’ while expecting them to keep a straight face.”
At the end of the video, Mescal talked about how the song is a bit sad, but he tried his best to make it fun. In the comments, fans speculated that her performance was confirmation of the split, with one comment reading: “Phoebe Bridgers has entered the chat.” Another comment: “Thanks for the confirmation.”
Paul Mescal and Phoebe Bridgers were first linked in 2020
Based on Oh! news, Mescal and Bridgers were first linked in May 2020 after fans spotted them flirting on Twitter. The duo tweeted about Mescal’s popular show ‘Normal People’. The following year, they debuted their official couple on the red carpet at an event in November.
Mescal and Bridgers were also spotted at a Halloween party in a photo shared by comedian and talk show host Ziwe on Instagram.
In May 2022, the couple attended the Met Gala together and were very happy posing for the cameras. In the photos, the singer and the actor can be seen holding hands and exchanging charmingly intimate, loving glances.