It’s only been a matter of days since he was first romantically linked with Taylor Swift, but by all accounts Tom Hiddleston appears to be completely smitten.
Before embarking on his romance with the 26-year-old American pop beauty, the British heart-throb, 35, sat down for an interview with MTV UK, in which he gushed about the star.
He said of their then-friendship: ‘I would describe it as a roller coaster ride of action and spectacle and lots of laughs.’
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Admirer: Tom Hiddleston gushed that Taylor Swift was an ‘absolute delight’ in an interview conducted before they embarked on their romance
In a bid to capitalise on news of the romance, Belgian radio show Qmusic placed Tom’s audio chat about Taylor on their website, refashioning it as a fresh new interview with host Maarten Vancoillie.
As the ‘interview’ gained attention online, a representative for the star told MailOnline: ‘It’s a fake interview, stitched together from old interview snippets to make it appear new.’
In the original interview, Tom added of Taylor: ‘She is an absolute delight,’ cooed Tom. ‘She’s got such a wicked sense of humour and she’s really a fun person to have around. She’s really great.’
New romance: Tom was revealed to have embarked on a romance with Taylor on June 15
News of their romance broke last week after they were pictured kissing on Misquamicut State Beach near her sprawling Watch Hill, Rhode Island, estate.
And Taylor showed no signs of keeping her relationship with Tom under wraps as they were caught putting on another passionate display from the stands of Selena Gomez’s concert on Tuesday night.
In full view of the crowds, the cute couple shared a dance as Taylor’s best friend provided the music, cuddling up before seemingly sharing a kiss on the stands in Nashville, Tennessee.
Taylor moves Swift! Their pairing shocked fans as it was revealed just two weeks after the announcement that Taylor had parted ways with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris, who was her boyfriend of 15 months
Taylor invited Tom to go,’ a source told E! News. ‘Tom always wants to please Taylor and show her that her friends matter. Taylor likes that about Tom.’
The photogenic twosome were spotted kissing, posing for selfies and admiring the view together, with the Bond hopeful even offering the pop star his jacket.
The internet immediately responded with a slew of memes and skeptical tweets, with many suggesting that the photos looked ‘staged’.
Here come the hotsteppers: The pair were seen dancing together at the recent Met Gala in New York City
The pairing has proved to be all the more shocking as the Shake It Off hitmaker had split from DJ Calvin Harris just two weeks earlier.
The following day they were seen boarding Taylor’s private jet together and heading to New York City. Taylor has an estimated net worth of $250 million, according to Forbes.
And Tom appeared to be enjoying being chauffeured around in Taylor’s Cadillac Escalade on Friday while running errands.
Meet my pals: This week, Taylor took Tom to see her pal Selena Gomez in concert in Nashville, Tennessee
While the new romance came shortly after Taylor and Calvin’s break-up, the Scottish DJ insisted there are no hard feeling between them.
‘It’s all good, she’s doing her thing,’ Calvin said when asked about his ex by TMZ recently.
Taylor has also enjoyed past romances with stars including Harry Styles, Jake Gyllenhaal and John Mayer.
Tom, who was previously in a relationship with Susannah Fielding, was last linked to close pal Elizabeth Olsen last year, but they denied that anything romantic was going on between them.
Departure: On May 1, Tayor was seen waiting to exit Anna Wintour’s NYC home, behind Tom and Idris Elba