"Blank Space" singer Taylor Swift and Academy-Award winning actor Ben Affleck are reportedly in the midst of a hot new Romance, but are the rumors surrounding their hookup true? Affleck and Swift are rumored to be ready to take their platonic relationship to the next level as evidenced by several reports surfacing online. The "Blank Space" singer and the "The Accountant" actor met while Swift was touring her smash album "1989" and according to several gossip websites, have kept in touch ever since.

The Hollywood Gossip reported that the two are interested in taking their friendship to the next level. There is truth to reports that Swift, 26 and Affleck, 44, met backstage at one of her concerts and became friendly. But later, a source close to the actor reported that Swift made a "major impression" on Affleck. The source also reported to the website that the actor was "blown away by her beauty and charming personality."

Are the rumors true regarding the potential for an Affleck/Swift romance?

Gossip Cop reported what they state is the truth to the hookup that was initially reported by In Touch Magazine.

"It started off as innocent texts, but those messages have become much more flirtatious, especially after Taylor split from Tom [Hiddleston]. She’s made it clear to Ben that she’s interested — and Taylor always gets what she wants," said a source to In Touch.

“He’s had a crush on Taylor since they first met and feels like they have a real connection… He’s slowly paving a way for a romance," continued In Touch.

Gossip Cop debunked rumors of a fledgling romance by reporting that a source close to the actor calls the idea of a hookup, “Total B.S.”

Whom they have datedin the past

  • Swift most recently dated actor Tom Hiddleston after a long-term relationship with DJ Calvin Harris.
  • Affleck was married to actress Jennifer Garner for ten years. The couple, who are currently divorcing, share custody of three children; Violent, Seraphina and Samuel. Gossip Cop revealed the story was confirmed with multiple contacts and that a romance between Swift and Affleck is untrue.

Taylor Swift is currently taking time off after her hugely successful "1989" tour.

Ben Affleck is promoting his new movie "The Accountant," which hits theaters Oct. 14.

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