Taylor Swift, 23, doesn't mind settling for second best.
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An insider tells Life & Style that her ex, One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles, 19, definitely wasn't her first choice.
"Taylor originally had her eye on [20-year-old 1D bandmate] Zayn Malik," reveals a pal. Although Taylor's rep denies the story, the insider says that "when Zayn found out she was interested, he turned her down. That's when she swooped in on Harry."
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But if Harry knows that ego-crushing news, he's taking it in stride. Despite the duo's epic split in January, they're talking again. Says the pal, "Taylor's never been friends with an ex, but she's giving it a shot with Harry."
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As for Zayn, he's now engaged to Perrie Edwards, from the British girl group Little Mix.
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