Transferring on! Olivia Rodrigo has heard the rumors that her hit single “Drivers License” is about Joshua Bassett, and he or she’s lastly prepared to speak about it.
The 17-year-old singer sat down with Billboard for an interview revealed on Wednesday, January 20, and touched on buzz the track is about her rumored ex and Excessive College Musical: The Musical: The Collection costar, 20.
“I completely perceive individuals’s curiosity with the specifics of who the track’s about and what it’s about, however to me, that’s actually the least necessary a part of the track,” she advised the journal. “It’s resonating with individuals due to how emotional it’s, and I believe every little thing else just isn’t necessary.”
Rodrigo did reveal some particulars about what she wrote “Drivers License” about, calling it “tremendous susceptible and uncooked.” She admitted she was “terrified” to launch the track at first. “It was like, my deepest insecurities in a four-minute track,” she shared.
The California native beforehand opened up concerning the track and its success to Apple Music’s Zane Lowe on January 14. She stated on the time she wrote the track whereas “literally crying in my living room” at residence. “I used to be driving round my neighborhood, truly listening to essentially unhappy songs and crying within the automobile, and I bought residence and I used to be like, ‘Perhaps I’ll write a track about this — crying within the automobile,’” she recalled.
Followers have lengthy speculated that the streaming smash is about Bassett, although Rodrigo has been coy when questioned. Many thought “Drivers License” was written as a message to the Caught within the Center alum about his rumored relationship with Sabrina Carpenter.
Within the track, Rodrigo croons, “And also you’re in all probability with that blonde woman / Who at all times made me doubt / She’s a lot older than me / She’s every little thing I’m insecure about.” When she first teased the one on Instagram, she sang a couple of “brunette woman,” later seemingly tweaking the lyrics to be concerning the 21-year-old Lady Meets World alum.
Followers have additionally speculated that Bassett hit again with an emotional ballad of his personal known as “Lie, Lie, Lie.” He spoke concerning the that means behind the monitor on January 14, the day the one was launched, writing on Instagram, “I wrote, ‘Lie, Lie, Lie’ after I discovered a buddy has been mendacity about me behind my again for a very long time.”
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