Taylor Swift remained enigmatic when asked about this red scarf.
Speaking at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9 to promote his 10-minute short Very goodthe singer opened up about the headscarf she refers to in the song, which many of her fans have long suspected is her ex, Jake Gyllenhaalwhom she briefly dated in 2010. In the short, Sadie sink wears a red scarf.
“The scarf is a metaphor,” Swift said during a panel at the event, “and we made it red because red is a very important color on this album, which is called Red.”
She continued with a laugh, “And, I think when I say it’s a metaphor, I’m just going to stop, and I’m going to say, thank you for the amazing question, whoever asked it. really took you for a ride.”
The original version of “All Too Well” includes the lyrics, “And I left my scarf there at your sister’s / And you still got it in your drawer, even now.”