SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 8: (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) Actor Tom Hiddleston and singer Taylor Swift arrive at Sydney Intern
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When Tom Hiddleston was first seen locking lips with Taylor Swift on a windswept Rhode Island beach, the internet stirred and hummed. The pop star had just cut ties with her boyfriend of 15-monthsCalvin Harris, and rumors swirled that Hiddleston was just a quick rebound—or worse, a knowing pawn in some weird, publicity stunt

Turns out that the couple is a very real item, though, and their bond is based on actual love, as opposed to the fake kind of love manufactured for a captive audience.  

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the 35-year-old Englishman and star of The Night Manager explained: "The truth is that Taylor Swift and I are together, and we're very happy. Thanks for asking." He went on to quash all conspiracy theories, saying definitively: "That's the truth. It's not a publicity stunt."

While their love blooms, Swift has been feeling the opposite of love from not only Harris, but Kim Kardashian, who just won't let the singer's prolonged beef with Kanye West die.