Matt Healy controversy- what is it and why are people talking about it? HOLR breaks it down.

The 1975’s Matt Healy is trending online after it was rumored he is now dating Taylor Swift. People have brought forward instances where the star has been accused of being involved in controversies in the past.

According to this article, the star beings controversy with him on tour, as he was previously reported to have kissed fans and was previously seen eating raw meat onstage. Healy has also been accused of making fun of ethnic groups on a recent podcast. These accusations are in addition to the star’s controversial tweets he has posted in the past such as the below in which the star allegedly compared being Muslim to being part of ISIS causing outrage online;

Healy also tweeted this statement after George Floyd’s death at the height of the BLM movement, “If you truly believe that ‘ALL LIVES MATTER’ you need to stop facilitating the end of black ones.” This tweet was allegedly accompanied by a link to the band’s song “Love It if We Made It.” Since the song featured lyrics disucssing racism and police brutality, it was met with controversy online.

The star eventually reportedly left Twitter as he did not want to be a part of a culture war.

Did Matt Healy and Taylor Swift date?

The two are reportedly dating now, as mentioned by some news outlets.

Back in 2015, the two were rumored to be together as well, however, as reported by Teen Vogue, this was not the case. “There’s no relationship or anything happening. It’s just funny how people really, really buy into that.”

Published by HOLR Magazine.