TAYLOR Swift’s fans are anticipating the rerelease of her hit single Dear John.
The GRAMMY Award winner’s ex-boyfriend Taylor Lautner appeared to make light of the song’s subject matter in a viral TikTok video.
Taylor Lautner and his wife Tay Dome comically quipped they were “Praying for John,” during an interview on The Today Show[/caption]
Why is ‘Pray for John’ trending?
On May 17, 2023, Taylor Lautner’s wife Taylor Dome posted a TikTok clip of the former in a white robe praying while Taylor Swift’s Dear John plays in the background.
She captioned the video, “Pray for John,” in reference to Taylor’s rerelease of her 2010 album Speak Now.
Speak Now is remembered for the single Dear John, which took aim at Swift’s past relationship with John Mayer.
Speak Now also featured the song Back to December, which Swift reportedly wrote after she was inspired by her past romance with Lautner.
Regarding the buzz surrounding the album and its subject matter, Lautner told The Today Show he was “praying for John.”
He shared his opinion of the record and said: “I think it’s a great album. Yeah, I feel safe.”
Lautner’s wife Tay Dome also called Speak Now “one of the best albums of all time” and that “the lyrics are insane.”
Meanwhile, Mayer recalled to Rolling Stone: “I’m pretty good at taking accountability now, and I never did anything to deserve that.
“It was a really lousy thing for her to do. I never got an email. I never got a phone call.
“I was really caught off-guard, and it really humiliated me at a time when I’d already been dressed down.
“I mean, how would you feel if, at the lowest you’ve ever been, someone kicked you even lower?”
Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) is slated for availability on July 7, 2023.
Taylor Swift’s song Dear John is rumored to be about her relationship with John Mayer[/caption]
When did Taylor Swift date Taylor Lautner?
In July 2009, Swift and Lautner began dating after they met while filming Garry Marshall’s Valentine’s Day.
By December 2009, it was announced the former couple called it quits and their split was attributed to their “busy schedules.”
An insider revealed to PEOPLE: “It was never a big deal to begin with. The media made way more out of it than it is.
“They went out on a few dates and realized this was just not going anywhere.
“They became good friends and then went out a few times, but he lives in L.A. and she lives in Nashville and their busy schedules kept it from becoming more than it was.”
Their short-lived romance is rumored to be the inspiration behind Back to December, which Swift released on October 25, 2010.
On November 11, 2022, Lautner tied the knot with Taylor Dome at Epoch Estate Winery in Templeton, California.