Friends again? Harry Styles took a leaf out of Taylor Swift's lyric book for a birthday message

Ever since its release, 22 by Taylor Swift has been the ultimate tune for people to announce how they’re feeling on their birthday – regardless of whether they’re turning 22 or not. But on Monday, the song proved to be more far-reaching than expected, as it got a very public endorsement than none other than ex-boyfriend, Harry Styles!

The baby of One Direction, Harry celebrated his 22nd birthday on Monday 1st February 2016, and millions of fans joined to wish him well with the globally-trending hashtag #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles.

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But Harry couldn’t let the day pass without a tweet of his own, and boy, did it deliver…


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‘I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 22.’ read Harry’s tweet – the EXACT lyric from Taylor’s smash hit.


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Of course, Harry’s message hasn’t gone unnoticed – hundreds of thousands of likes and retweets later, the internet has had a great time reacting to it. From pictures of a confused looking TayTay…

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…to pictures of a slightly disturbing Harry/Taylor mashup…

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…to funny refashionings of Taylor’s lyrics.

Harry Styles Taylor Swift 22 3Harry and Taylor split up in January 2013, after three months of dating. Though only lasting a short amount of time, their relationship lives on in the hearts of fans  – and in the lyrics of Taylor’s songs.

I Knew You Were Trouble and Out of The Woods are two in particular that people believe were inspired by their romance, with Taylor admitting in December 2015 that the main feeling she had while in the OOTW relationship was ‘anxiety’.

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The main question now – will Taylor respond? We’ll be keeping our eyes firmly peeled…

D’aww, hasn’t Harry Styles grown up so much? Watch our video below to see exactly how: