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    Taylor Swift Finding Romance With Cute Pro Surfer John John Florence? Not So Fast...

    Taylor Swift, John John Florence Daniel Ridgley Hewitt/ASP via Getty Images

    It doesn't sound like Taylor Swift is angling to catch a wave with John John Florence.

    Rumor has it that the 23-year-old singer recently initiated contact with rather adorable 20-year-old pro surfer and that the pair have been growing closer via text message ever since.

    Or not.

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    Sources assure E! News that "there is no truth to this at all," and that "Taylor is not dating—or texting—this guy."

    She could do worse than the Hawaiian-born Florence, who won the Vans World Cup of Surfing in 2011, but it does seem far-fetched that she'd be embarking on such a thing at this time.

    Swift is on her way to Charlotte, N.C., having just kicked off her Red Tour last week. And, last we checked, that's a long way from Hawaii.

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    The romantic tale appears to have been spurred on by Florence's response when an Australian TV reporter asked him two weeks ago during a surfing event in Queensland if he could provide some insight into "a little bit of something" she had heard about him and Swift.

    "Yeah, you know, it's kind of a secret thing going on right now," he replied, smiling. "Can't bust it out in the public just yet."

    —Reporting by Marc Malkin

    John John would make a handsome addition to our gallery of Taylor Swift exes

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