Joe Alwyn failed to lift a smile as he was seen for the first time since his split from Taylor Swift was revealed.
The 32-year-old actor looked miserable when he stepped out in London on Wednesday, keeping a low profile as he made his way through the capital’s busy streets.
He has yet to address the news that he has broken up with his girlfriend of six years and Taylor, but they were seen having a moving conversation on the phone.
Wearing a navy cardigan over a polo shirt, Joe paired it with baggy jeans.
The Catherine Called Birdy star completed the look with a pair of brown suede boots and clutched over a brown printed cardigan.
Forlorn: Joe Alwyn fails to raise a smile as he’s seen for the first time since revealing his split from Taylor Swift
Majestic: The 32-year-old actor looked miserable when he stepped out in London on Wednesday, keeping a low profile as he made his way through the capital’s busy streets.
While Jo has kept a low profile in the UK, Taylor has been performing across North America on her Eras Tour.
The 33-year-old singer took to the stage just days after their split, with many fans wondering how she’s been over recent weeks.
During the concert, an attendee held a sign that read, “Are you OK?” , which reached the Grammy Winner’s eye line while she was singing Delicate.
In the moment, caught on camera and shared by several guests, Taylor appeared to respond to the gesture by raising his thumb up in his direction.
Fans were overjoyed at the moment, sweetly sharing that it was “just what they needed” to know she was doing okay.
Sharing the moment on social media, an attendee wrote via the clip: ‘I’ll never get over the fact that someone held up a ‘You’re OK’ sign and Taylor responded with a ‘.
Fans then united to share their joy that Taylor had confirmed how she was acting in the exact moment.
“This is so cute bc let’s be honest we are all a little anxious. Our girl has a lot going on right now,” one TikTok user commented.
It’s Over: Comes days after DailyMail.com EXCLUSIVELY revealed that Taylor’s unparalleled star power played a role in the end of her relationship with Joe (pictured in 2020)
catching up: He hasn’t yet spoken about the news that he’s broken up with his girlfriend of six years, but they’ve been seen having an animated conversation on the phone
Simple look: Rolling against the cold, Joe donned a navy blue cardigan over a polo shirt and teamed with baggy jeans.
Countries apart: While Joe has been keeping a low profile in the UK, Taylor has been performing across North America on her IRAS tour
The name is on everyone’s lips: Taylor has been hinting at her breakup with Joe while on stage
is that possible? A source claimed that their careers were the reason for the split, saying that the minimum difficulties in their relationship is that Taylor’s career takes priority.
Oh dear: the difference in their careers “can be awkward for a couple when it’s out of balance,” a source claimed, noting that “it pushed them further away from each other.”
When she returned to the stage for the three shows in Tampa, Taylor also hinted at her breakup with Joe while on stage.
Taking to the stage for nearly 70,000 fans, she didn’t hold back from referencing the recent headlines surrounding her breakup, telling the audience, “Is it just me or do we have a lot to catch up on?”
During her show, Taylor also downplayed her 2019 song Lover, which was said to be about Joe.
In preparation for performing the song, she tells the crowd, “The song we’re going to play next, it’s just a love song, you know?”
Taylor had previously made the same comment about the song at all of her touring shows, but this proved even more relevant after she and Joe ended their six-year romance.
It came days after DailyMail.com EXCLUSIVELY revealed that the Incomparable Taylor star played a part in the end of her relationship with Joe.
A source close to the singer said: ‘The bottom line of the difficulties in their relationship is that Taylor’s career took priority over Joe’s – which can be embarrassing for the couple when it’s out of balance.
This drove them apart and eventually both of them realized that they weren’t on the same page anymore.
Deep Thought: Joe looked gloomy when he stopped to chat on the phone during a picnic
Alone in a crowd: Joe was surrounded by members of the crowd but focused on the distance
Unimpressed: Joe couldn’t help but smile as he plodded away on the phone looking for misery
Straight face: Joe looked gloomy as he strolled the streets of the capital
Still going: Taylor has been working night after night on her post-split IRA tour
The insider explained, “It was hard for Joe trying to make it in Hollywood and not become leading material while dating one of the most famous women in the world for the past six years.”
It was easier during the pandemic when it was just the two of them, but once things got back to normal, the superstar Taylor Swift emerged, and their differences were even more glaring.
“They really tried it and tried everything they could but in the end just couldn’t save the relationship,” the source concluded.
News of the couple’s split broke over the weekend, but a source told ET that Joe and Taylor amicably parted ways “a few weeks ago.”
“The relationship just ended,” the source added. That’s why Alwyn hasn’t been spotted on any show.