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Taylor Swift dishes on Joe Jonas for breakup by phone

November 6, 2008 | 12:19 pm

Tayloronellen300 Taylor Swift spent a good chunk of time earlier this year insisting that she and Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers were just good friends, despite her popping in as a musical guest during some of their concerts.

Turns out there was more to it, but it didn’t wind up with a fairytale ending like the one in her recent “Love Story” single and video.

The 18-year-old singing and songwriting phenom is being feted Tuesday, the release date for her second album, “Fearless,” on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” In the course of her discussion with host Ellen DeGeneres, she talks about her recent breakup with Jonas, which she said took place over the phone.

“It’s all right, I’m cool,” Swift says, sounding as though she's shedding few teardrops on her guitar over this one. “You know what? It’s like, when I find that person that is right for me, he’ll be wonderful, and when I look at that person, I’m not even going to remember the boy who broke up with me over the phone in 25 seconds when I was 18… It was like a record, I think. For how quick. I looked at the call log, it was like 27 seconds… That’s an ouch.”

DeGeneres takes a bit of the sting away during the show, treating Swift to a surprise appearance by Justin Timberlake.

Meanwhile, Swift has had to combat a false report making its way across the Internet that she's pregnant.

It’s "impossible, and....impossible," she has told Access Hollywood. "It's so crazy when you spend your entire life and all of your energy trying to be a good person and trying to be a good role model and trying to make the right decision and you make the right decisions and you make the right choices and people make things up about you. It’s a little offensive, actually.”

-- Randy Lewis

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