We’re shocked that Taylor decided to name-check John. Because usually when people pen songs about other famous folks, they keep things on the down low. After the jump a slew of songs we were surprised to find out are secretly about famous people.
12 Songs Secretly Written About Famous People
Taylor Swift is a little bit of a kiss and teller. Her new album, Speak Now, is loaded with songs about her celebrity paramours. First, there was “Back to December,” an apology song that many people think is directed at Taylor Lautner. And now comes “Dear John,” which sure seems to be about John Mayer. Ick! Could this odd couple really have hooked up? The song sure seems to imply that’s the case. “Dear John / I see it all now that you’re gone / It was wrong / Don’t you think nineteen’s too young / To be played / By your dark, twisted games / When I loved you so.” Yikes! We tried to warn her. [PopEater]