People Mag: ‘Normally, Taylor Swift is very reserved & private’…LMAO


I’m pretty shocked that The Glorious Tiddleshagging of 2016 did not get the cover of this week’s People Magazine. People went with a true-crime story instead, possibly because the editors feared that if they prepared a Tiddles cover, Tiddles would be over by the time the magazine hit newsstands. I’m just saying… Tiddles has moved so far so fast, it just seems like they’ll burn out soon enough. Either that or they’ll get pregnant and engaged and married by September. You never know. The reason I’m questioning People Mag’s editorial decisions is because they actually have gotten some exclusive quotes on Tiddles, and these are the kinds of quotes that would make for a good cover story. So, guess People’s exclusive? Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift “have fallen for each other very quickly”!!!!

Between cuddling up on beach dates, meeting the parents and traveling Europe together, Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston’s picturesque romance has been a whirlwind. And though the “Shake It Off” singer only split from deejay Calvin Harris weeks before she first stepped out publicly with the Crimson Peak actor, a source tells PEOPLE exclusively the new couple is going strong.

“They have fallen for each other very quickly,” says the source. “They’re very close for people who have only been dating for a couple of weeks.”

Indeed, a Hiddleston family source told PEOPLE the actor’s mom couldn’t stop gushing about Swift after spending the weekend with her.

“She thinks Taylor is the loveliest,” says the family source. “She was so happy to meet her. Taylor was almost immediately part of the family.”

Swift, 26, was single for two years before her 15-month-long relationship with Harris, 32, and was open about stepping away from the dating scene after her dating life became “a bit of a national pastime,” she told Rolling Stone. But Hiddleston, 35 – who traveled to Rome with Swift after their family weekend in England – appears to have won over the singer.

“Normally, Taylor is very reserved and private, but she is totally open and happy with Tom,” says the source.

[From People]

That may be the funniest f—king quote Team Swifty has ever tried to push: “Normally, Taylor is very reserved and private…” Much reserved, you guys. Very privacy. Such low-key. Yes, Taylor’s history isn’t littered with high-profile photo-ops and boyfriend-rollouts, then drama and tears and equally high-profile breakups and then hugely successful albums devoted to said boyfriends and breakups. Of course not! SHE IS PRIVATE.

Which brings me to something I’ve been wondering… Taylor is obviously financing this romance, as they’re using her private jet and staying at her many luxury properties for the most part. So can she write-off this romance on her taxes? She’s obviously going to use all of this for her next album, so is Tiddles a work expense?


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  1. A says:

    This is going to implode into one delicious mess *sits back and waits*

  2. Lex says:

    OMG that picture on the main page! How much is Taylor freaking out that there are unattractive pictures of her from this trip??

    This is the same narrative she has had with EVERY boyfriend. Get some new tricks, Team Taylor. Give me a pregnancy!

    • hplupoi says:

      Right, lets go on bump watch or something.

      Look at how much she has matured though. Remember her walking through the zoo with Harry Styles like a teenager, she is so mature now, she is strolling on the beach. It seems like just yesterday she was checking her high school boyfriend out of school to go antiquing.

      • kay says:

        hey, hplupoi, even teens need some antiquing in their life….complete with paps…lololol.
        thanks for that!

    • Bobo says:

      It’s really an odd picture. I feel like I now have a good idea of what Swifty’s gonna look like in her fourties.

      • Christin says:

        She looks like her mother, and that resemblance shows in her English Rose walk photos. She looks ‘mature’.

  3. CarrieUK says:

    Unfortunately this has killed his hotness for me and it was all going so well post The Night Manager, I just can’t take this coupling seriously and I want to say a big ‘shame on you Hiddles your were almost so much better than this!!’
    It can’t be real and if it is then hey ho have fun but it’ll burn out in a month, it’s too much in everyone’s face!

    • michelleb says:

      Me too. His hotness is dead and cannot be resuscitated.
      This Tiddles thing is just so embarrassing.

    • Luca76 says:

      Sorry but I was LMAO at anyone who ever thought he was hot way before this happened. He’s always been a grating try-hard. He’s a classic obnoxious theater nerd. This is totally meant to be.

      • Noname says:

        I love your comments… to be fair.. I thought he was hot as Loki.

      • Ican't says:



      • Luca76 says:

        Thanks Noname I actually think he’s talented but I just never get why people think of him as hot when he’s such a goofball in an obvious attention seeking way. When I see those two together it just seems meant to be in an awkward,dorky, try hard way even if it is just a showmance. They seem perfect for each other.

      • Bonzo says:

        I thought he bordered on hotness as Coriolanus and then again as Pine, but otherwise, he’s just cute.

        Now that he’s being seen with a gf that to me looks younger than 26, he looks more like her creepy uncle, honestly. I don’t think nine years is much when both parties are mature, but in this case, it seems more significant to me.

      • QQ says:

        The Sanity has been restored! I still don’t get how him and Cummerbund have in essence CONNED chicks into swooning for their very unattractive cloyying corny selves LOLOL, these are at BEST “Guys that can put themselves together well unassisted” guys or Sartorially ok dudes, or je ne se quois at best IF NOT IN MOTION guys.. at worse we are talking about Brown Bags in the face guys

      • Camille says:

        +1million to Luca76 and QQ.

        Well said you two, I couldn’t agree with you both more.

    • Sarah says:

      I just noticed that the pic that goes with Celebitchy on the main page is Tom in his boxers!!!! I’m dying – what a terrible idea and dreadful photo shoot! I’m sorry, no serious actor does that. Can you imagine Laurence Olivier in his undies?!?!?

      • TotallyBiased says:

        So you haven’t seen the W magazine spread that finally came out, of which that pic is only a part, featuring twelve “serious” actors?

      • Camille says:

        Sorry, but his pics are still so bad, it doesn’t matter about the ‘context’.

      • mee says:

        he didn’t need to strip down all the way. the live schreiber one is great; something like that could have been hot. love the thandie newton one too.

      • Dara says:

        I’m hyperventilating over the Liev Schreiber photos. I have had a crush on him long before I knew who Hiddleston was.

        There is a right way and a wrong way to light and style these kinds of photos. Some were great, and some – like Tom’s – were just unfortunate. I wonder how much time they had for the shoot.

      • TotallyBiased says:

        Tbh, you have no idea how much Liev might have stripped down–you only know what two pics selected out of however many show you. There were pics of Hiddleston from that shoot with more clothes on, but the actors don’t choose what goes into a spread.

  4. Pandy says:

    I wish them well!!

  5. Lynnie says:

    That was the funniest title I’ve ever read in a long time 😂😂😂 I love this site

  6. Erin says:

    Hahahahahahahaha……’deep breath’…..hahahahahahahaha!!! I know more about Swiftys love life then my own (similarly aged) daughters.

  7. Miss Jupitero says:

    *Shrieks with laughter*

    *Gasps for breath*

    *Shrieks with more laughter*

  8. The Eternal Side-Eye says:

    “Taylor is very reserved and private”

    “Dating life had become a bit of a national past time”

    You know what I’m waiting for? If we ever see her with anyone of those ‘besties4ever!’ gang she was being photographed at every event for like they were a real life Babysitter’s Club. I noticed the pack dwindled under Harris and the less than modelesque like Lena Dunham were always missing. Now it seems her and Karli are on the outs, Zendaya said she was never close before she asked her to be in the music video, and Lorde’s been awol so long I almost forgot they were friends.

    The friendships served their purpose for Taylor to try and reframe her image but as soon as a guy entered she dropped them pretty quickly, now with Piddles it seems to be totally gone. For the record I don’t think she’s pregnant, I think when Taylor gets a whiff of a scent that a guy might like her it’s all hands on deck and going hardcore till her PR takes too much of a blow.

    I suspect she thought this relationship wouldn’t be mocked as hard as it is and Piddles has really lost his credibility.

    • Sixer says:

      You see what I like about this post is Piddles. So many pee-pee rhymes with these two. In Britisher English, you can have tiddles, piddles AND widdles.

      Someone should write a limerick.

      • Lilacflowers says:

        And you did bring up “bog” on yesterday’s thread.

        I did manage to refrain from saying “bog off” to opposing counsel this morning but the mediator then said: “so basically you’re telling the complainant to sod off? Got it.”

      • Sixer says:

        Some people here say extracting the urine instead of taking the piss. Jus’ sayin’.

        (Sorry to pollute your bit of the thread, Side Eye!)

      • The Eternal Side-Eye says:

        Pollute? I’m over here trying to create the limerick, LMAO.

      • Bonzo says:

        How’s this, Sixer?

        Hey diddle diddle, the girl likes to fiddle
        She knows my member ain’t widdle
        While I may be thought old
        my love is pure gold
        Tho’ I may need to break for a piddle

      • Sixer says:

        All the points to Bonzo!

    • Castor & Pollux says:

      I’m with you, Side-Eye. Where oh where is her squad? You mean to tell me that those connections weren’t paragons of cherished friendships we should all aspire to? That they were temporary, shallow, and used mostly for publicity? I simply don’t believe it!!! I mean, Swifty herself even said “the sisterhood is more important than any guy!” THE SISTERHOOD!

      PS. You cracked me up with the Babysitter’s Club reference! Swifty is very Kristy-esque!

      • The Eternal Side-Eye says:

        Isn’t she?

        “The order of “Sisterhood of Women Supporting Taylor Swift Club” is officially called to order. I’m going to need new members to strike their fiercest model poses and stand silently next to me while I collect my awards. Also, make sure you don’t get in the way when I’m to putting up photos of my boyfriend online”

        So much Hoo Ra Ra about this new stage of her life and how her female friendships were more important than anything and now the only one still acknowledging her is poor forgotten Lena Dunham. All the models moved on.

    • Kaiser says:

      I agree that she’s been on the outs with Karlie for a while, and Lorde has been buddying up to Diplo, who is one of Tay’s enemies.

      • MonicaQ says:

        Wasn’t diplo the one who said Taylor Swift had no butt and then lorde drug him for it?

      • Lynnie says:

        Yup. But Diplo’s one of the hottest producers in the game right now, and Lorde and Taylor have two very different mentalities

      • Cricket says:

        I thought this was the most telling ‘tell’ that the Harris relationship was on the outs.. when Calvin won his award (no idea which one) but Taylor was literally in her seat beaming with pride like a parent at their child’s holiday concert – and Calvin thanked who? not Tay but Diplo.. wow!

        This was also the same awards show where I think Taylor gushed about Adam and being the best BF eva.. wow!

      • The Eternal Side-Eye says:

        See I thought Lorde scored one with the Taylor team for going after Diplo when he initially insulted TayTay but she did sort of couch it or say she shouldn’t have gotten involved directly after that. Guess T-Swizzle wasn’t down with someone who didn’t go to bat for her harder.

    • Alex says:

      Well she doesn’t NEED the squad anymore. No need for faux-feminism. That’s so Taylor 2015

      • Flowerchild says:

        Yes just like 2013/2014 Taylor was I’m not feminist because I like boys .

      • The Eternal Side-Eye says:

        SO 2015, now it’s all about wellies, thick knit scarves and finding beach after beach to casually pose on.

    • OriginallyBlue says:

      Seems like Selena Gomez is the only one left in the squad.

      • The Eternal Side-Eye says:

        This is true, wonder how long she’ll last OR if she’s really the only true friend Taylor has. She wasn’t really around during the squad phase of Taylor’s PR routine.

    • INeedANap says:

      Her friendships were always a sham but I honestly believe her and Karlie were more than friends. I think their falling out is closer to a breakup.

      Or maybe Karlie has focused on her coding and post-modeling career, and finally recognized Manipulative Twee Overlord for what she was.

      • The Eternal Side-Eye says:

        The weirdest thing that happened between them is when Taylor posted that photo online wishing Karli a happy birthday but in the photo you can barely see Karli because she’s partially hidden behind Taylor and Calvin. It felt like around that time the friendship (or maybe more) dropped off significantly.

  9. Maria says:

    so much for Taylor and her team being brilliant at PR.
    sentences like that are not only wrong and stupid, they get people to question it more. no one who has ever read about Taylor Swift would think that she is private and reserved.

    • Miss S says:

      Considering what has going on in the world, I’m starting to get the feeling that people really fall for this kind of stunts…

      • Flowerchild says:

        They are look at the other post from today their are some saying that they’re really in love, who wouldn’t want attention and how much hey are perfect for each other which mode you they they said about her last boyfriend, it’s sad that people believe what’s so obvious is a PR stunt.

    • MI6 says:

      They really blew this one (from a PR standpoint, of course. Please forgive the unintentionally bad pun).
      There’s an (unsubstantiated) rumor floating about that Prosper PR may be filing for divorce…and I wouldn’t blame Luke one bit.

  10. Flowerchild says:


  11. Bebe says:

    Well compared to this over publicised mess every other relationship she’s had looks private and reserved. Thats probably what they meant😂

  12. Sixer says:

    I am reminded of a line from The Thick Of It:

    “It’s on! It’s on like Fat Pat’s Thong!”

    In the fever dream that is TIDDLES, this is how I imagine the PR flunkeys reacted when they were given The Glorious Tiddleshagging of 2016 to deal with.

    • oliphant says:

      is it wrong that i find Tucker so damn attractive?

      ‘What’s that, cricket, that’s the English equivalent of sport isn’t it? No actual physical contact, just glaring’


      • Sixer says:

        Not wrong: REQUIRED.

        Honestly, I really get Thick Of It vibes from this whole thing. You can just imagine the slapstick involved in the backroom shenanigans. Malcolm Tucker would be the perfect coordinator for Tiddles.

    • AG-UK says:

      Loved that show

    • Maire3 says:

      Bless you for this. I didn’t have access to the original UK series – “In the Loop” was our initiation here. My sister & I quote this movie all the time.

      Simon: C’mon. It’s going to be easy, peasy, lemon squeezy
      Toby: No. It wont. It will be difficult, difficult, lemon difficult.

      “Lemon Difficult” could be the code name for this latest showmance. lol

  13. haley1020 says:

    april fools was 2 months ago, try again publicists lol

    • OhDear says:

      They really should enact the Cavill clause already.

      (Hello, publicists who are clearly reading these comments!)

      • Bonzo says:

        What’s the Cavill clause? All I know about him is that he dated that co-ed and was in a couple of crap films.

      • OhDear says:

        Someone else here coined it, but Cavill also had very much set up pap walk with Kaley Cuoco, which was roundly mocked as being overly staged and managed. That *cough* relationship *cough* lasted about a day or so after those photos came out. So the “Cavill clause” would be a clause in the contract which either party can enact to get out of the contract “relationship” when no one is buying it.

  14. Brit says:

    I actually found her relationship with Calvin more private than this mess. This relationship and the one with Jake seem so fake

  15. HK9 says:

    These people are so thirsty.

  16. Cure says:

    i smell fake engagement on the horizon. This is getting out of hand. Wow just wow!

    • Sarah says:

      Taylor is crossing out Calvin’s name on the hearts in her secret pink diary that said Taylor & Calvin 4-ever and putting Tom’s name there instead. :)

  17. Payapa says:

    Much Sparks, so Nicholas.

  18. Miss M says:

    Do people get paid to write that?!
    I am in the wrong profession…

    • Lilacflowers says:

      And that proves my point that Wendy Williams is an opportunist as she has now managed to insert herself into these articles

    • Mela says:

      OT: Thank you for posting the link! I was trying to find the video yesterday and couldn’t. For anyone interested, Wendy talks about Hiddles around 11:00.

  19. Bebe says:

    His family seem as thirsty for attention as he does. Wtf at giving quotes to people already. I thought he was supposed to be oh so British and classy.

  20. Alex says:

    I laughed so hard and I’m in a meeting currently. This is just AMAZING to me that they even dared to put that quote in there. I’m in tears from laughing

    • Janewriter says:

      I was at People for years and just quit. I can tell you they are shameless about keeping sources happy by including generic quotes that feed the narrative. They would have been whooping it up to get a quote, ANY quote, and it could be from the lowest “source” there is. There will be no shame.

  21. AG-UK says:

    Please I don’t believe they said she is almost part of the family, they are British they are more reserved than that LOL not all but a lot well from MY personal experience after 16 years here.

    • Bebe says:

      From what I have seen so far he doesn’t seem very British reserved himself so I think I believe it. You know what they say about the apple and the tree…

    • Sixer says:

      They don’t even know whether she has sugar in her tea or puts the milk in first or last, or prefers roast or mash yet. How can she be part of the family? Pfft. Kaiser’s better at Britishers than these hopeless print publications.

    • Lilacflowers says:

      I don’t believe she said anything at all

    • popup says:

      Agreed. There’s no way that quote is legitimate.

    • TotallyBiased says:

      It’s a quote from someone who was close to that photograph of three of them. They just came up with a narrative that fit the happy-faced images, though clearly an American interpretation! #CulturalAssumptions

  22. Bebe says:

    Michael K described their relationship as two U-haul lesbians on speed. It think it’s the most accurate description yet😂

    • Emmet says:

      Totally agree!!

      Hello to the usual suspects on these comments – Lilac, Sixer, et al

      BTW – @Sixer – using some “Britspeak” – wondering when this all goes “pear shaped”?

      • bonzo says:

        I thought the proper Britishism was “tits up”.

      • Sixer says:

        Hello Emmet!

        I like both pear-shaped and tits up. I also like it’s all gone Pete Tong.

        If we’re assuming a short sell-by date, Mr Sixer would say it won’t be long before something puts the kybosh on that.

  23. Rita says:

    Why do I feel Tay-Tay is now full blown “psycho-love”.

    The image of a butcher’s knife sitting on the rim of a bathtub with the shower running as a radio plays, “Bad blood”, haunts me.

    A chill goes through me at the thought of Jack Nicholson wearing a blonde wig with six inch heels as he smashes through a bathroom door with an axe while humming, “We’re never, ever getting back together again”.

    Worst of all, in my dreams I see the Road-Runner watching Wiley Coyote open yet another box from the Swift Ammunition and ACME Exposives Company.

    Beep Beep!

    • Cecilia says:

      I’m so happy someone else is getting that same “psycho-love” vibe. I can totally see her going all Swimfan on him if he breaks it off or says let’s chill while I’m in Australia filming. Can totally see her getting on her private jet and stalking him Down Under.

      At least I hope so – because that would really be popcorn-worthy!!!!!!!!

  24. Hejhej says:

    They really are a gift that keeps on giving. I worry they’re giving too much though. At this speed they’ll run out of gas soon..

  25. Craig says:

    No deduction allowed for that awful turban and those Wellies….ditto if she shows up in France wearing a beret.

  26. Boo says:

    “is Tiddles a work expense?”….

    The rest is gold too but that was perfect ending. lol
    p.s. Yes she could totally expense parts of this I bet and will.

  27. Josefina says:

    Did Taylor switch her PR agency or something?

    • Flowerchild says:

      The last time her PR was this bad and obvious was when she was with Jack Gyllenhaal.

  28. Dani says:

    This is gonna end up like that movie Fear, except Taylor will be Mark Whalbergs character, carving Tom’s name in to her stomach to show him that he’s hers forever.

    • OhDear says:

      If this wasn’t blatantly PR, I’d be mailing him a copy of The Gift of Fear every day.

  29. Jayna says:

    OMG Now DM has a photo of them in Rome at an outdoor cafe eating, and Tom has taken her hand and is kissing it.

    Gag me.

  30. GGKURAI says:

    God, go AWAY you screeching passive aggressive minimally talented mean girl and leave Hiddles alone! #SaveHiddles

    • Flowerchild says:

      Lol I hope your kidding because he is a willing participants in this PR stunt. If he wasn’t he would have broken up with her weeks ago and put a stop to it.

    • cynic says:

      HaHa, Hiddles is enjoying the attention as much, if not more, than TS.

  31. Kate says:

    Can she write Tiddles off as a work expense?! That’s awesome!!

  32. Jane says:

    Call me crazy, but am I the only one who thinks Tay-Tay has the worst posture? GOD woman…straight up!!!!!!!!!!

  33. Mayaline says:

    30th May Taylor kissing her last true love Calvin Harris
    17th June Taylor kissing her current true love Tom


  34. Ky says:

    I am convinced this bitch is a lesbian. All this show and tell is so abnormal, not that her life is normal but there have been bigger people in the public eye but somehow have kept real relationships private. All of her realtiosnhips in the public have been showmances.

  35. PatriotsPower27 says:

    I guess I’m in the minority because I want to hope it’s real. Although, Taylor is rich, famous, and beautiful, I see a sadness there and a real desire to find “the one.” Hope Tom isn’t playing her. She’s not falling down drunk or caught taking drugs yet somehow so many commenters have an issue with her. People are so weird and judgemental. Yikes.

  36. Lisa says:

    OMG, I love it Kaiser, “Is Tiddles a work expense?” LMAO

  37. holly hobby says:

    HAHHAAHAHA – that’s all I got. Yeah sure she’s a private person. We know all about her love life because she parades it in the press and writes about it in her music.

    This is not going to end well.