The actor is credited on two of the album's tracks: "exile," her duet with Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon, and "betty," both fan and critical favourite. Similarly to Swift, it seems her boyfriend is also casually good at everything
, as the singer revealed that "betty" had basically come to Alwyn out of thin air. “I just heard Joe singing the entire, fully formed chorus of ‘betty’ from another room. And I just was like, ‘Hello,’” Swift said. “He was singing the chorus of it and I thought it sounded really good from a man’s voice, from a masculine perspective, and I really liked that it seemed to be an apology,” she added. This, unfortunately, debunks our beloved theory
that James, the fictional character in folklore
's teen love triangle who's dedicating this song to Betty, is not a queer woman. Sigh.