Eddie Redmayne has cleared up rumours he dated Taylor Swift once upon a time.The Oscar-winning actor was linked to Tay in 2012, but Eddie says the pair were never in a relationship.There didn't seem to be much drama, which is perhaps why Till seems to never have had a Swift song written about him.He later spoke out about their brief try at dating, saying that it "didn't work out" because he "really just liked her as a friend." Ouch.I never went out on a date with Taylor Swift.” Eddie was also asked about his co-star Anne Hathaway and why she received so much hate during the awards season in which she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role and he admitted he didn’t understand the negativity aimed at her because she’s “formidable”.
He was asked about the speculation during a caller phone-in on the U. show and replied, “I absolutely can put the rumors to rest.She seems to have gotten over Jonas and is looking back at all the things she loved about dating her fellow pop star.Swift's "You Belong With Me" co-star Lucas Till won her heart on the set of the hit music video, but their relationship was short-lived.Speaking on Watch What Happens Live, Eddie said he met Taylor when she audition for Les Miserables – but that was it.He revealed: ‘I absolutely can put the rumours to rest. Although I met Taylor Swift.’ Eddie recalled having to sing with the ‘amazing’ Blank Space singer, who went for the role of Eponine – a girl in love with Redmayne’s character Marius.
Of the performance, he said: “She was extraordinary.” Swift wasn’t the only big name up for the part; Lea Michele, Evan Rachel Wood, and Scarlett Johansson were also in consideration.