“I really don’t know her in any respect,” Rodrigo, 18, mentioned throughout the Tuesday, March 2, episode of Radio.com Live! “I believe we’ve met a few times in passing, however I’ve by no means had a dialog together with her.”
When requested whether or not the Bizaardvark alum would write a rebuttal track to Carpenter’s alleged clapback observe, “Pores and skin,” Rodrigo denied that any of her music was in regards to the Girl Meets World alum, 21, and Bassett, 20.
“I don’t suppose I may write a track that was meaningful or emotional about any individual that I don’t know,” she mentioned. “I believe artists ought to have the ability to write about no matter they wish to write about.”
Rodrigo made headlines in January when followers speculated that she wrote “Drivers License” about Bassett, whom she stars alongside on Disney+’s High School Musical: The Musical – The Series, and is rumored to have dated.
Within the chart-topper, Rodrigo sings, “And you’re probably with that blonde girl / Who at all times made me doubt / She’s a lot older than me / She’s all the things I’m insecure about,” which some thought described Carpenter.
Bassett and the Work It actress have since launched songs of their very own, which some followers thought included lyrics dissing the Temecula, California, native.
“You’ll be able to attempt / To get beneath my, beneath my, beneath my pores and skin / Whereas he’s on mine / Yeah, all on my, all on my, all on my pores and skin / I want you knew that еven you / Can’t get beneath my pores and skin if I don’t allow you to in,” the Adventures in Babysitting actress sings in her January launch, “Pores and skin.”
Carpenter claimed that her track “isn’t calling out one single person” by way of an Instagram publish the identical month.
Bassett, for his half, dropped “Solely a Matter of Time” on January 28, revealing he wrote it throughout the summer time of 2020, which is when his alleged feud with Rodrigo started.
“It’s solely a matter of time / An eye fixed for an eye fixed / You’ll go blind / And when did you cease being variety? / You twisted your phrases like a knife,” he sings within the refrain. “I’m positive that you just’re hurting inside / Why would you make your ache mine? / Making me pay me in your crimes.”
As Rodrigo has continued to gain praise from movie star followers, together with Taylor Swift, for her track, Bassett revealed he hopes the drama related together with his costar doesn’t cease followers from supporting his and Carpenter’s upcoming duet.
“I didn’t need my EP to be overshadowed by another narrative that folks have been attempting to make,” the Caught within the Center alum advised Billboard final month. “I actually need the main target to be on the artwork as a substitute of among the discuss and the chatter. You shouldn’t reside to please everyone, however on the similar time, there are methods to be delicate to conditions the place perhaps [the duet] has a greater likelihood at a distinct time.”