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Swift and Lorde’s friendship blossomed after the “Cruel Summer” singer sent Lorde a bouquet of flowers after a live performance, and the two met in person at a Shake Shack to get to know each other. From there, Lorde and Swift performed together during Swift’s “1989” tour show in Washington DC in 2015, but have not been seen much in public since.

In 2017, Lorde sparked rumors about tensions with Swift when she revealed in a June 2017 interview with Australia’s Sunrise (via E! News) that “I don’t hang out with these guys at all, Allegedly Swift and “Shaft.”

However, shortly after, the “Royals” artist clarified her comments on Twitter, writing in part (via The Associated Press), “I want to say one more time that Taylor has been through all of my dark and light over the last 5 days.” The moments have been there for me. Years. All of them. I feel really terrible that it would ever feel like I honestly wasn’t her person.”

Since this mild drama, Lorde and Swift haven’t been seen in public together. However, on June 16, 2023, Lorde shared an Instagram Story that showed Swift sending her “Melodrama” weeks later from her album that dropped in 2017. Dreams of cool cerebral ethereal but don’t f*ck-with-me vibes around me,” Swift wrote in the text. “And I don’t think first week record sales define a legacy.”

Lorde captioned the story, “Taylor was so kind and not wrong,” added a heart emoji and tagged Swift in the post, showing the pair still have a lot of love for each other.