No matter where you lurk (Reddit, Twitter, Twitter’s archnemesis Threads), there’s zero chance you haven’t heard rumors about Harry Styles dating Taylor Russell. Things we do know: The pair is presumed to be dating thanks to Taylor showing up at Harry’s show in Vienna and wandering around the city with him the next day. Things we don’t know: if they’re in a romantic situation or if they’re just friends who are into exploring Austria together.
Truly could go either way because at this point, neither Harry nor Taylor has spoken out about their vibes (and don’t expect them to anytime soon/ever), and sources have yet to emerge and spill details to a reputable outlet. But it’s pretty easy to jump to conclusions once you lay your eyes on a timeline, and speaking of…well, well, well, what do we have here?
Harry and his longtime girlfriend Olivia Wilde break up after the most harrowing press tour society has ever witnessed.
Details on the breakup are pretty sparse, but one source tells People, “He’s still touring and now going abroad. She is focusing on her kids and her work in L.A. It’s a very amicable decision. They’re still very close friends.”
Another insider who seems to know what they’re talking about muses, “Right now, they have different priorities that are keeping them apart, The public pressure on them has been difficult. They’ve had ups and downs throughout the relationship.”
March 25, 2023
Harry is spotted “sloppily making out” with EmRata (who is, awkwardly, friends with Olivia Wilde) in Tokyo. A source chats to the Daily Mail about Harry and EmRata’s kiss, saying, “Olivia and Emily were friends, and this is a betrayal. Olivia does not want to be dragged into this mess and she refuses to go backward in her life. She is focused on her career and her kids and not giving this any more of her energy.”
Point is: Things in Harry’s love life are an absolute mess as of just a few months ago.
June 20, 2023
Olivia prompts relationship reconciliation speculation when she steps out in what appears to be one of Harry’s old shirts. Here’s the ’fit in question:
And here’s how everyone knows Harry owns this specific shirt:
08/17/19 | Harry wore a Space Fruity Records t-shirt at the @ArianaGrande show in London. It's a record label started by the owners of fRUITYSPACE record store in Beijing.
2. https://t.co/QkSB14eaqC pic.twitter.com/EOtP3VJx19
— Harry Styles Fashion Archive (@hsfasharchive) August 17, 2019
June 23, 2023
Taylor and Harry are spotted for the first time. Again, they could be friends going on a casual stroll together. Or they could be straight-up holding hands. This angle is impossible and frankly rude!
TAYLOR RUSSELL AND HARRY STYLES?!![twitter align='center' id='1672265417769865218' username='junkpixie']https://twitter.com/junkpixie/status/1672265417769865218[/twitter]amp;;?$+($!$??_;! pic.twitter.com/22PjXgoYI9
— ♰ sabrina ♰ (@junkpixie) June 23, 2023
July 8, 2023
Taylor is spotted at Harry’s show in footage obtained by TMZ. A lot of celebrities attend Harry’s shows, so could mean nothing. Or something. You know the drill!
July 9, 2023
Okay, this is where things take a turn for the iiiiiinteresting. The day after Harry’s Vienna show, he and Taylor are spotted wandering around the city—understandably leading to increased speculation that they’re actually dating.
Harry Styles and Taylor Russell spotted together in Vienna. pic.twitter.com/g9e7ui4NzH
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) July 9, 2023
August 9, 2023
Nearly a month after Taylor's spotted at Harry's show in Vienna, the duo are seen cozying up to each other at the opening night gala for the revival of the play The Effect at the National Theatre in London.
Photos of Harry and Taylor, who stars in the play, surface online, and they look like they're having one hell of a convo as they leaned into each other with surrounding drinks. There's definitely BDE—big date energy—being exuded in the pictures, which were published by E! News.
August 17, 2023
A source tells Us Weekly that Harry and Taylor's “energies work really well together” and that “they’re both really sweet people at their core.”
The source also says that “Harry is always smiling when he’s with her” and and that they're “having a great time together.”
August 28, 2023
The maybe-couple are spotted holding hands! Head here for the video.
August 30, 2023
Taylor talks about relationships in an interview with The Face, saying "I’m never going to be volunteering all of my feelings. I’m somebody who, annoyingly, complicatedly, needs things to be asked and pulled from me to talk about it. But even then I’m like, ‘I’m sorry, is this too much? Is this too much?’ So I need a partner who is going to do that or else it’s never going to work.” Noted!
And that brings us up to date! We’ll be updating this as more info comes out.
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