• Jonathan Shiek

How ‘Drivers License’ by Olivia Rodrigo became an overnight sensation and gained every S

Olivia Rodrigo, a 17-year-old Disney actress who starred in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series just released her song ‘drivers license’, shaking the rest of the world with its aching honesty. 

The song has been streamed over 17 million times, which is the most amount of streams for a song in a single day ever. The song is basically about someone whom she loved that left her for someone else.

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Our lives have officially been divided into before ‘drivers license’ and after ‘drivers license’, and we will continue comparing the two. Not to mention that killer, heart-shattering bridge. 

BUT. Rumor has it, the real tea as to why this song was an overnight sensation is according to fans, the song was written about her co-star Joshua Bassett, and the blonde girl mentioned in the verse:

“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” 

….is speculated to be Sabrina Carpenter. 

Sabrina is rumored to be the third person in Olivia & Josh’s relationship. For context, read this. 

Naturally, Swifties from all around the globe relate to the sadness of this song because, duh.

And best of all, it caught the attention of Miss Taylor Swift herself:

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Does her comment sound familiar? That’s because Taylor’s mum said the same thing before. 

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*wipes tears* 

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