The 26-year-old Divide singer opened up to the glossy about his famous friends, his new album, and more. Check it:
On Taylor Swift: “She would be there if everything ended for me. Taylor is kind of an anomaly in that sense…She’s omnipresent because she’s the most famous woman in the world, so she can’t make the decision to not be in the press. I always stick up for Taylor.”
On Justin Bieber: “He’s in a very good place – very sober, very present. There’s been a 180 that’s happened, and there’s no diva behavior whatsoever. It really suits him.”
On being famous: “It’s awesome meeting famous people. But that’s not life. That’s not reality. One day this will fucking end. And I know the one person that’s going to remain constant is Cherry [Seaborn, his girlfriend]. I should just enjoy this while it’s there, but not let it become my reality. Because that’s not the reality I want to live in.”
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