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Taylor Swift And Ed Sheeran 'Dating Since Brit Awards'

01/03/2013 11:23 GMT

They say you should never date your mate's ex, but try telling Ed Sheeran that.

The singer has been linked to pal Harry Styles' ex, Taylor Swift.

According to reports the pair spent most of the evening before the Brits together in a hotel room.

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Unlikely celeb couple: Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift

While we reckon the pair were probably just chatting about music, a source told The Sun they've been up to more than that.

"Taylor's always loved Ed to bits, he's just an adorably sweet guy who makes her laugh and feel really confident whenever they're together," they said.

"Yes, Harry had that irresistible bad boy thing, but Taylor's realised she'd rather give it a go with a guy who makes her laugh."

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Taylor with ex, Harry Styles

They added: "She made it very clear that when they go off on their tour she wants him to be her boyfriend. He's thrilled because he's always thought she's amazing."

Taylor and Ed were first romantically linked back in October last year, a month before she began dating Harry, but Ed denied the relationship at the time saying he 'wasn't her type'.

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Ed and Taylor were first linked last year

However, the pair have been firm friends for a while now, with Taylor even tweeting on Ed's birthday in February: "So. One of my favorite human beings on the planet turns 22 today. I hope @edsheeran has the most perfect show in LA tonight! HAPPY BDAYYYY."

Following her split from Harry, Taylor was most recently linked to Brit Award winner Tom Odell.

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