By Melissa Locker
March 13, 2018

As soon as Taylor Swift released the video for “Delicate” her fans started watching the video very closely. Swift has been very quiet about her out-of-the-spotlight relationship with Joe Alwyn, however, old habits die hard, and after years of documenting her relationships in her songs, fans think she may have included a nod—or even several nods—to Alwyn in her new video. Eagle-eyed fans were quick to point them out sharing their theories online and hoping that Swift will confirm them.

For starters, did Swift spell out Alwyn’s first name, Y-M-C-A style? Some fans are convinced of it:

That’s not the only secret shout-out to Swift’s hiking buddy that fans are seeing in the video, either. They think the fact that Swift dances in front of a store called “Joe’s Deli” is not a mere coincidence, but a concerted effort to say a subtle hello to her friend.

One fan thinks Alwyn handed Swift a magical note in the video:

While others are convinced Alwyn is a face in the crowd at a bar:


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