Taylor Swift filled up the blank space where Calvin Harris used to be with actor Tom Hiddleston, and wow is he ever a catch! Not only is he a well-respected actor and has his own franchise playing Loki in ‘Thor,’ he’s quite the English gentleman as well!
Oh boy! Taylor Swift, 26, landed the mother of all rebounds with her new man Tom Hiddleston, 35, because this guy has got it all! We saw sparks first fly between the pair with their epic dancing at the Met Ball and now that she and Calvin Harris, 32, are done, the booty shaking pair is giving things a go at romance! Here are five things you’ve got to know about handsome and talented Englishman who has captured Taylor’s heart!
1. Tom is highly educated.
Tom attended posh Eton College prep school at the same time as Prince William, 33, and Prince Harry, 31. He then went on to get a degree in the Classics from Cambridge University, and followed that up by attending the most prestigious acting school in the world, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, where he graduated in 2005.
2. Tom originally auditioned to play Thor instead of Loki in the Marvel Comics film franchise.
Since he’s tall and slightly blonde, Tom auditioned to play the Norsk demigod, but Marvel saw him as more suited to play antagonist Loki and cast him in the part. After snagging the role, he was given six weeks to bulk up to play the evil bad brother, so he went on a strict diet and gained twenty pounds of muscle.
3. Tom is starring in 2017’s epic surefire blockbuster Kong: Skull Island.
Besides the Thor franchise, Tom will have another huge popcorn flick coming out Mar. 10, 2017, playing the character of Capt. James Conrad. He leads an all-star cast as they explore a mysterious island in search of the giant ape.
4. Tom is a top choice to replace Daniel Craig, 48, as James Bond.
When Daniel announced he would be leaving the role, Tom became the internet fan favorite to take over the iconic role and for good reason. He’s sexy, suave, dashing and the epitome of all things classy and British!
5. Tom and Taylor had their epic dance off to show support for The Weeknd.
The pair happened to be seated next to each other at the May 2 Met Gala, and when The Weeknd was doing his set, she was sad no one was dancing. In a May 9 interview, he said that she told him, ‘The thing about these dinners is that nobody’s dancing and as a performer that’s heartbreaking, so we have to help them out and dance for their encore. So that’s what we’re gonna do,’ so I was like ‘Sure. OK’ and I did that with her, it was fun.”
HollywoodLifers, do you think Tom is the perfect man for Taylor?