Molly Thomson
March 09, 2018 9:28 am

We were not expecting this today. Taylor Swift has kept her relationship with Joe Alwyn firmly under wraps ever since their rumored meeting in May 2016. Thankfully, the two were spotted on a picturesque hike this week, finally giving fans a glimpse into their much-speculated-about romance — which, by the looks of things, is still going strong.

Swift and Alwyn, who is a British actor, were spotted on a hike together in Malibu on Wednesday, March 7th, after months of flying under the radar. Taylor looked perfectly Cali in a messy ponytail, tank, and workout shorts with a sweatshirt looped round her waist, and Joe wore jeans and a tee with a water bottle tucked in his back pocket (hydration is important, guys).

According to E! News, this is the first time the couple has been spotted since December, and as eagle-eyed fans will notice, Swift is still sporting her “J” initial necklace. (For the uninitiated, she mentions her “J” necklace in “Call It What You Want,” with the telling lyric: “I want to wear his initial on a chain ’round my neck.”)

A source told the outlet that “they seemed very at ease with each other and relaxed. It’s a very scenic hike where you can enjoy amazing views over the ocean.”

Swift and Alwyn seem “You’ll be the prince and I’ll be the princess”-levels of happy together, and we hope they can continue to enjoy each other without intense pressure from the media.

See the pics for yourself here.