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Taylor Swift & Sophie Turner’s Friendship Timeline Proves They Were Meant To Be Besties

As fans around the world were collectively try to crack 33 million 1989-themed puzzles and figure out what that vault video with the letters L, U, S, and T means, Taylor Swift was probably sitting back, stroking her cats, and laughing at all the chaos. Oh, and also hanging out with Sophie Turner in NYC. 

ICYMI, Turner recently ended things with her husband Joe Jonas. For years, the couple has publicly shown their support for Swift, despite Jonas’ romance with the singer in 2008. Given Turner and Swift’s friendship timeline, I wouldn’t put it past them to do the most iconic thing possible right now. And they just did. 

Multiple times, Swift has made it clear that she’s putting the petty drama behind her. I’d highly doubt that Turner and Swift are trying to create any more drama than there needs to be right now. Between joint TV appearances, gifts, and having nothing but kind words to say about each other, this is most likely not a quest for revenge. 

What makes this friendship even more epic is that Turner has publicly admitted she’s a 1989 stan, which is the same album that Swift is set to re-release on Oct. 27 (she revealed the tracklist on Sept. 20 – “SLUT!” truthers, y’all won). Turner is living Swifties’ dream of growing a closer friendship with the singer, especially at this time.

MAY 24, 2019: Swift, Turner, and Jonas Appear On The GRAHAM NORTON SHOW 

The three of them seemed to have a great time together on the Graham Norton Show, and there wasn’t any “Bad Blood” at all. This got the whole internet pointing out that queens like Swift and Turner don’t hold petty grudges over a dude!


When Swift surprise-dropped folklore, an experimental, acoustic-leaning record that melded influences from real life and fantasy, fans couldn’t stop talking about one lyric in particular. In “invisible string,” Swift sang, “Cold was the steel of my axe to grind for the boys who broke my heart / Now I send their babies presents.” 

At this time, the couple’s first child, Willa, was due any day. This powerful line seemed to hint that Swift sent presents to Turner and Jonas as they were expecting their baby.


In the process of reclaiming her masters, Swift debuted a song from her Fearless vault called “Mr. Perfectly Fine.” Swift originally penned the song in 2008 about Jonas breaking up with her over the phone. Turner put words to many Swifties’ thoughts when she posted the track to her Instagram story, saying “It’s not NOT a bop.” 

Swift had the sweetest response to the Game Of Thrones star’s compliment: “Forever bending the knee for the [queen] of the north!”

MAY 22, 2023: Joe Jonas Speaks On His post-breakup relationship with Taylor Swift

In an episode of the Armchair Expert podcast, Jonas revealed that he and Swift were “cool,” describing their romantic history as “many, many years removed.” Although Swift indirectly put him on blast during her 2008 Ellen appearance, the musicians and their respective fanbases have since moved on from the drama. 

Jonas added that he “felt safe” ahead of the release of Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), despite the album including the fan-favorite anthem “Better Than Revenge,” which has often been rumored to be about him.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2023: Taylor Swift and Sophie Were Spotted Having Dinner Together in NYC

It happened, guys! Last night, Taylor Swift and Sophie Turner were spotted hanging out in NYC after getting dinner with friends. I’m just going to leave this here. 

I don’t know about you, but I’m here for this friendship.

Karly Ramnani is a junior at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, studying music industry, with a strong passion for art and journalism. They discovered this amazing community shortly after starting college, and are super stoked to a national writer for Her Campus this semester. Karly worked with Her Campus in Fall 2022 as well, as the Entertainment & Culture Editorial Intern. Other outlets they've written for include All Country News, The Honey Pop, Medium, Newsbreak, and their own startup music blog Playlists & Polaroids. They currently serve as a campus ambassador for Amazon Prime Student and Tinder. When they're not writing blogposts and music reviews, you can find them composing and performing music, putting their nose in a rom-com book, binge watching "The Summer I Turned Pretty," or crying over Taylor Swift.