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1 of 1 Styles doesn't mind if Swift writes music based on their relationship
Styles doesn't mind if Swift writes music based on their relationship

Harry Styles has praised Taylor Swift's songwriting skills, saying he doesn't mind if she writes a song about their brief relationship.

The pair dated for a few months in late 2012 and Styles has now revealed that he doesn't mind if Swift uses their relationship as inspiration for her music.

He told Us Weekly: "It would be hypocritical for me to say she couldn't do it because everybody writes songs based on personal experience. I can't say I'd have dated someone less famous to avoid it. At least she's a great songwriter!”

The 19-year-old One Direction singer added that it doesn't bother him if someone is famous or not, he'll date whoever he likes.

Styles explained: "I think it's people, you like people for who they are, so I couldn't say I want to date someone less famous because of the hassle. You like who you like.

"I think relationships are hard enough, so I think you have to completely ignore everything from outside.

"When you're in the opening stages of a relationship as it is, you're still under the pressure of getting to know everything about a person. If you have a lot of people from outside telling you what it is and they don't even know you, telling you what your relationship is, that's weird.

"So I think you sort of have to block it out and just have the relationship rather than think - we're having this relationship play out on magazine covers."

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