Because the media refuses to believe Taylor Swift can ever just be friends with a human being of the male persuasion, dating rumors are already surrounding her and Matt Healy -- lead singer of the 1975 -- after the two exchanged numbers backstage at a recent 1975 show.

Truthfully, Matt seems to be fanning the dating flames a bit by making comments like the following: "I met Taylor Swift, that was really nice. We exchanged numbers. Let's see what happens." He then went on to say, when radio host Angus O'Loughlin pressed him on it: "I mean bloody hell, what am I going to do? Go out with Taylor Swift? She's a sensation, I wouldn't say no."

Taylor was also seen wearing a T-shirt supporting Matt's band (as shown in the photo above), whereas Matt was recently seen sporting a '1989' T-shirt at one of the band's concerts. Budding romance or budding friendship?

Considering Taylor's pretty stringent, newfound realization that she doesn't need a man to be happy, we're going to wait to see some hand-holding evidence at the very least before we call this one.

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