This is all a little confusing, and it’s all speculation, however painting Here’s to analyze what fans think about the «driver’s license» and why. Buckle up, see below.
Who is involved?
Rodrigo, aged 17, starred alongside 20-year-old Joshua Bassett at Disney + High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, And it’s rumored that the two are dating in real life.
In August 2020 Bassett was seen Have lunch With 21 years old Sabrina Carpenter, Singer who rose to fame for her role as Maya on Disney Channel A girl meets the world. Sabrina’s sister, Sarah, was also in the audience.
For Halloween 2020, Bassett and Carpenter donned the Shark Boy, Lava Girl, and Made a Tik Tok About it, which proved they were at least friends and sparked rumors about the couple (although they were never confirmed)
Lyric references to the situation?
TikTok user Kaiya Olsen He broke down the finer details of «Driver’s License» after its release, by first referring to the lyrics, «And maybe it’s with that blonde girl / who always made me question / She’s much older than me / She’s everything I feel insecure about.»
Sabrina is 21 (four years older than Rodrigo) and blonde.
In an earlier version of the song performed by Rodrigo Posted on Instagram In July 2020, the poem refers to a «brunette» girl. Fans are starting to speculate if the change was about Bassett’s spending time with Carpenter.
Then Olsen moved on to the opening words: «I got my driver’s license last week / just like we’ve always talked.»
In a social media video repurposed from LeBlanc updates on YouTubeRodrygo remembered that she trained to drive in a Bassett before getting her license, and the moment the duo found out that the song they co-wrote, «Just for a moment,» would be used for High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. She said, «We celebrated and went to In-N-Out, and I couldn’t actually drive. I was 16 years old, but I didn’t have my pass.» «So, he took me in his car, and we drove around the In-N-Out parking lot, and it was the first time I drove.»
Finally, the chorus’s heartbreaking line, “I think you didn’t mean what you wrote in that song about me,” had investigators online looking for references to Rodrigo in Bassett’s previously released songs.
In July, Bassett released a sweet love song titled «any other person,» Which contain the words, «How am I supposed to think of anything else? / How do I keep keeping this to myself? / I’ve ended up pretending I want anyone else.» Fans immediately thought of Rodrigo.
Again, nothing has been confirmed about the love triangle in 2021, so we’ll have to wait and see if Rodrigo, Bassett or Carpenter say anything about the speculation.