Not so quick! Olivia Rodrigo revealed that she barely is aware of Sabrina Carpenter regardless of claims that she wrote her hit track “Drivers License” about her and Joshua Bassett.
“I actually don’t know her at all,” Rodrigo, 18, mentioned through the Tuesday, March 2, episode of Radio.com Live! “I think we’ve met once or twice in passing, but I’ve never had a conversation with her.”
When requested whether or not the Bizaardvark alum would write a rebuttal track to Carpenter’s alleged clapback observe, “Skin,” Rodrigo denied that any of her music was concerning the Girl Meets World alum, 21, and Bassett, 20.
“I don’t think I could write a song that was meaningful or emotional about somebody that I don’t know,” she mentioned. “I think artists should be able to write about whatever they want to write about.”
Rodrigo made headlines in January when followers speculated that she wrote “Drivers License” about Bassett, whom she stars alongside on Disney+’s High School Musical: The Musical – The Series, and is rumored to have dated.
Some listeners believed she threw shade on the “Lie, Lie, Lie” crooner and his present girlfriend Carpenter, who he’s been linked to since June 2020.
In the chart-topper, Rodrigo sings, “And you’re probably with that blonde girl / Who always made me doubt / She’s so much older than me / She’s everything I’m insecure about,” which some thought described Carpenter.
Bassett and the Work It actress have since launched songs of their very own, which some followers thought included lyrics dissing the Temecula, California, native.
“You can try / To get under my, under my, under my skin / While he’s on mine / Yeah, all on my, all on my, all on my skin / I wish you knew that еven you / Can’t get under my skin if I don’t let you in,” the Adventures in Babysitting actress sings in her January launch, “Skin.”
Carpenter claimed that her observe “isn’t calling out one single person” by way of an Instagram put up the identical month.
Bassett, for his half, dropped “Only a Matter of Time” on January 28, revealing he wrote it through the summer season of 2020, which is when his alleged feud with Rodrigo started.
“It’s only a matter of time / An eye for an eye / You’ll go blind / And when did you stop being kind? / You twisted your words like a knife,” he sings within the refrain. “I’m sure that you’re hurting inside / Why would you make your pain mine? / Making me pay me for your crimes.”
As Rodrigo has continued to realize reward from celeb followers, together with Taylor Swift, for her track, Bassett revealed he hopes the drama related together with his costar doesn’t cease followers from supporting his and Carpenter’s upcoming duet.
“I didn’t want my EP to be overshadowed by some other narrative that people were trying to make,” the Stuck within the Middle alum informed Billboard final month. “I really want the focus to be on the art instead of some of the talk and the chatter. You shouldn’t live to please everybody, but at the same time, there are ways to be sensitive to situations where maybe [the duet] has a better chance at a different time.”