The singer says she can’t control whether there are 20 paparazzi hiding in the bushes or following them in their car, making up stories.

Taylor Swift keeps their relationship strictly personal and prefers not to talk about it in public.

Likewise, her boyfriend Joe Alwyn also keeps some of their romance out of the spotlight for more than one reason.

While chatting with Paul McCartney for the new Rolling Stone cover story, the singer says Alwyn is aware of how fame can negatively affect their relationship.

“I know you’ve done an excellent job at this in your personal life: forging a human life within a public life, and how scary it can be when you fall in love and meet someone, especially if you’ve met someone who has a way of life. normal and very ingrained, “Swift told the 78-year-old artist.

“Often in my anxieties, I can control how I am as a person and how normal I act and rationalize things, but I can’t control if there are 20 photographers out in the bushes and if they follow our car and if they interrupt our lives. I cannot control whether tomorrow there will be a strange and false headline about us in the news, “he continues.

When asked if Alwyn understands the complexities of dating a singing icon, Swift said, “Absolutely yes.”

“But I think that by meeting him and being in the relationship that I am in now, I have definitely made decisions that have made my life feel more like a real life and less like a story to be discussed in the tabloids,” said the winner. of the Grammy.

“Whether it’s deciding where to live, who to hang out with, when not to take a photo, the idea of ​​privacy feels so strange to try to explain, but it’s really just trying to find bits of normality.”