No. No, it isn’t.

But it could be! Taylor’s new album hit stores on October 22, and like her previous three albums, Red is full of relationship anthems—songs about making up, breaking up, and falling in and out of love.

Coming on the heels of “The Break Up” episode of Glee, my fan girl brain couldn’t help but see the connections between Swift’s lyrics and our favorite Glee couples.

“Red”

Glee Couple: Finchel

It is only fitting that the title song of the album reflects this Glee couple. From day one it has always been Rachel and Finn, but it hasn’t always been an easy road. They’ve had to deal with cheating, insecurities, growing up and growing apart. They’ve been passionately in love and furious at each other—sometimes at the same time. This emotional intensity is captured perfectly in “Red,” in which Taylor reflects on a roller coaster relationship that never lost that fire, even when it ended. Even though Finchel is over for now, I can’t help but feel that the spark is alive.

In Taylor’s Words: “Losing him was blue like I’d never known / Missing him was dark grey all alone / Forgetting him was like trying to know somebody you’ve never met / But loving him was red.”

“I Knew You Were Trouble”

Glee Couple: Jarley

We don’t know much about the Jake/Marley relationship yet, but I’m certain that it’s not going to end well for perfect Miss Marley. It never pays to go after the bad boy, and an entire song in the Britney 2.0 episode was devoted to warning Marley away. Yet she continues to go after Puck Jr., and she’ll have no one to blame but herself when he breaks her heart.

In Taylor’s Words: “Now the saddest fear comes creeping in / That you never loved me, or her, or anyone, or anything… / I knew you were trouble when you walked in / So shame on me now.”

“The Last Time”

Glee Couple: Klaine

The Klaine breakup probably hit the fandom the hardest; I was in tears three notes into “Teenage Dream.” That being said, it’s clear now (and for some people, it has been clear for a while) that Kurt and Blaine were never that good in a relationship. Of all the couples who broke up on the last episode, this is the one that feels the most permanent to me. This haunting break up song (which features Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol) speaks to the vulnerability and bittersweet emotion of ending a relationship with someone you still love, even if it is better for both of you. Like Chris Colfer’s and Darren Criss’ acting, “The Last Time” gives me chills with every line.

In Taylor’s Words: “This is the last time you tell me I got it wrong / This is the last time I say it’s been you all along / This is the last time I let you in my door / This is the last time / I won’t hurt you anymore.”

“Stay Stay Stay”

Glee Couple: Brittana

Due to Naya Rivera’s flawless rendition of “Mine,” I will forever associate Brittana with Taylor Swift. My favorite part of that song (which is in the iTunes version, but unfortunately didn’t make it into the episode) is the line, “I braced myself for the goodbye / ‘Cause that’s all I’ve ever known / But you took me by surprise / Said ‘I’ll never leave you alone.’” To me, that sums up Santana’s entire personality, and Brittany’s, too; we know that Santana is jaded, but Brittany has been and always will be there for her. This dynamic is echoed in “Stay Stay Stay.” In one scene, Taylor throws a cell phone at her partner, who later agrees to make up but, in true Brittany fashion, comes in wearing a football helmet. Even though Brittana is broken up for the moment, I don’t think they will stay that way for long.

In Taylor’s Words: “You took the time to memorize me my fears my hopes and dreams / I just like hanging out with you all the time / All those times that you didn’t leave it’s been occuring to me / I’d like to hang out with you for my whole life.”

“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Glee Couple: ????

We had four “break-ups” on the last episode, but I honestly don’t know which are temporary and which couples are over for good. Who do you think is “never ever getting back together”?

Chris Pratt is currently on a press tour for Passengers. Jennifer Lawrence may or may not be there too.

Passengers, the new sci-fi epic starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, comes out later this month. The promo tour has kicked off in Europe, with the two stars on hand to answer all our questions.

To entertain himself (and his fans!), Chris Pratt has been updating his Instagram with funny photos and captions from the tour.

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Chris Pratt is currently on a press tour for Passengers. Jennifer Lawrence may or may not be there too.

Passengers, the new sci-fi epic starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, comes out later this month. The promo tour has kicked off in Europe, with the two stars on hand to answer all our questions.

To entertain himself (and his fans!), Chris Pratt has been updating his Instagram with funny photos and captions from the tour.

There’s some real gold in there, but the best part is when he realizes that fans really want to see some pictures of Jennifer Lawrence — who doesn’t have her own social media accounts — and proceeds to very decidedly not include her!

Update: He did it again.


See some of the hilarious posts from Chris Pratt below:

Finally got that selfie with Jen y'all wanted. #passengersmovie

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Just hanging with my bestie Jen. #passengersmovie

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Here Jen and I pose with @elrubiuswtf

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Here's an extremely artistic and meaningful video I made in which Jen is heavily featured. #passengersmovie

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Another day down with me and my best buddy Jen. #London #passengersmovie

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Not going to lie — we’re almost as excited for the press interview videos as we are for the movie itself!

‘Passengers’ hits cinemas on December 21

Gilmore Girls‘ final four words left Rory’s story on quite the cliffhanger. Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino breaks down what it all means.

After years of waiting, the Gilmore Girls revival gave fans the highly anticipated final four words. They delivered a shocking revelation for Rory, while bringing the series full-circle. Fans (and some writers) were left confused and angry, while some felt oddly satisfied.

But what exactly did Amy Sherman-Palladino have in mind for those four words all those years ago? And what do they mean now for the future of the show as it stands?

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Gilmore Girls‘ final four words left Rory’s story on quite the cliffhanger. Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino breaks down what it all means.

After years of waiting, the Gilmore Girls revival gave fans the highly anticipated final four words. They delivered a shocking revelation for Rory, while bringing the series full-circle. Fans (and some writers) were left confused and angry, while some felt oddly satisfied.

But what exactly did Amy Sherman-Palladino have in mind for those four words all those years ago? And what do they mean now for the future of the show as it stands?

Could ‘Gilmore Girls’ feature an abortion?

Gilmore Girls final four words

Never say never. That is the motto of Amy Sherman-Palladino after she went from saying “no” to a Gilmore Girls movie years ago to witnessing a revival come to life. The creator mentions to Buzzfeed that Rory is at a crossroads. “I think that somebody as smart as Rory is going to take a step back and look at all the angles, and then make her decision, because it’s too important a job to make the wrong decision when it comes to kids,” Sherman-Palladino comments.

Rory’s original story arc saw her entering this pregnancy at 22. Fresh out of college, the world was at her feet.

But, even at 32, Rory is just as unstable as ever. This is partially due to the fact that Amy Sherman-Palladino had to get her character back to the state of life she originally pictured Rory hitting.

A Year in the Life highlights how much growing up Rory still needs to do. She is no spring chicken who can rely on one good piece of writing to get her through the door. Rory always pushed the olive branch life extended to her until this point. Finally, it gave out and snapped back. The final four words sent her tumbling into reality.

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Sherman-Palladino acknowledges that Rory must consider who she is and how that will affect the well-being of her child. Even though 32 is certainly not as young as 22, Palladino notes, “32 is frickin’ young, man.”

Lane’s pregnancy gave away a piece of the story that Sherman-Palladino hoped would belong to Rory. However, it did not ruin her master plan by any means. Speaking to TV Line, the creator adds, “By the way, Rory doesn’t have to keep the baby. There are choices here that she can make. It’s just the left turn. It’s that curveball that life throws you. I will say, weirdly, that I like it much more now.”

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Not many series take the leap into tackling abortion. However, the few that do, namely Jane the Virgin‘s Xo story arc, approach it from a place of care and consequence. While religion plays a large role in Jane, the well-being of the mother, quality of life for the child, and emotional ramifications of the decision are universal circumstances.

Gilmore Girls viewers may not ever see the decision Rory makes in regards to her future.

It’s less about the boy and more about the mom

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Team Logan, Team Jess, Team Dean, Team Paul (if you exist) can all put down their fighting arms. Sorry, but the next step for Rory in this moment is not obsession about a boy, but an examination of her options.

Sherman-Palladino goes on to say to TV Line, “Her discussion with Lorelai is going to be about, ‘What do I do? Where do I go from here?’ It’s not going to be about, ‘I can’t believe it’s this boy that wound up [being the father].'”

There are no cliffhangers

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Wait… what? You read that correctly. Amy Sherman-Palladino believes that the series left questions, sure, but it is closed for now. The final four words were meant to be — say it with me now — the final four words.

Finally, Emily finds some happiness in her darkest days spearing imaginary whales. Meanwhile, Lorelai lingers in her post-marital bliss. But Rory’s story does not close a chapter at all. Instead, a new chapter of her story at the same age as we found Lorelai all those years ago.

The cyclical nature of Gilmore Girls is a comfort to some, but not all. How do you feel?

Tris and Four’s story isn’t over just yet. A Divergent epilogue is on the way from series author Veronica Roth.

The Divergent epilogue is titled We Can Be Mended and will be released in January 2017. It’s “a short story that gives a glimpse into Four’s life five years after the conclusion of the Divergent series,” according to Veronica’s website.

It won’t be too easy to get, at least initially. We Can Be Mended will be sent as a printed book to those who pre-order Roth’s upcoming book Carve the Mark, which is set to be released on January 17.

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Tris and Four’s story isn’t over just yet. A Divergent epilogue is on the way from series author Veronica Roth.

The Divergent epilogue is titled We Can Be Mended and will be released in January 2017. It’s “a short story that gives a glimpse into Four’s life five years after the conclusion of the Divergent series,” according to Veronica’s website.

It won’t be too easy to get, at least initially. We Can Be Mended will be sent as a printed book to those who pre-order Roth’s upcoming book Carve the Mark, which is set to be released on January 17.

To get the Divergent epilogue you must upload a copy of your Carve the Mark receipt on this website. The epilogue will be sent 4-6 weeks after Carve the Mark’s publication.

Here’s the cover (notice the Ferris wheel?):

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‘Divergent’ epilogue plot

“A little while ago, my editor asked me if I had anything special written because she wanted to offer something to people who pre-ordered Carve the Mark since they’re usually the same people who supported the Divergent books so much,” said Roth on Tumblr. “I told her that I did have something written.”

“I’ve always said that the Divergent series felt complete to me, but a little while ago, I realized there was still some of the story I had left untold. So I wrote something just for myself about what Tobias had been up to in the years after Allegiant.”

Allegiant was published in 2013, and a collection of short stories starring Four was published the following summer. This’ll be the fifth short story Roth has published from the world of Divergent.

It’ll be interesting to see what’s going on in Four’s world so long after losing Tris. Will everything be okay? HAS HE FOUND A NEW GIRL? We could all use a little hope right now!

Maybe Lionsgate will use the new information to help adapt their fourth and final Divergent movie, which is titled Ascendant and may or may not be filmed for a television release.

Related: It’s perfectly fine for Shailene Woodley to bail on the final Divergent movie; In fact, she’s smarter for it

Carve the Mark is the first in a new series. The book’s trailer was unveiled earlier this week.