Tom Hiddleston & Zawe Ashton are living together in Atlanta right now??

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Last year, Tom Hiddleston did Betrayal in London and on Broadway. I commented several times on what appeared to be his physical chemistry and general vibe towards his pretty costar, Zawe Ashton. Then during last year’s US Open, Tom and Zawe looked very coupled up as they attended some matches together. The Sun said, just days later, that Tom had “really fallen” for Zawe and he was ready to settle down with her. We hadn’t heard much since then. Tom has apparently been in Atlanta since January, hard at work on the Loki series for Disney+. He maybe got stuck in America during the quarantine, which is remarkable to think about. And now it looks like Zawe has come to stay with him?

Tom Hiddleston’s pals insisted he wasn’t dating actress Zawe Ashton when they were first linked last year – so I’d love to hear their explanation of this. I can reveal the couple are now living together in the US city of Atlanta, ten months after The Sun told how they had started dating.

The Night Manager actor grew close to Fresh Meat star Zawe last year when they starred opposite each other in the West End play Betrayal, which later transferred to New York for a Broadway run. And now she has flown out to be with him in Atlanta, where he has set up home along with his beloved dog Bobby. He relocated there at the ­beginning of the year to shoot his Disney+ series Loki and has been forced to stay in lockdown ever since.

In recent days, Zawe has also been seen with him there, ­seemingly confirming they are an item. A source close to the couple said: “Tom and Zawe have stayed quiet about their relationship but she has spent the last few weeks with him in the US. They are very well suited and enjoy the quieter side of life away from the glitz and glamour of the showbiz world. Their lives are typically very busy, so spending time together while not working has been ­something they have both embraced. Tom has made a home in Atlanta during lockdown and he is ­expecting to spend the rest of the year there.”

[From The Sun]

I looked up Tom’s IG to see if there was any hint that he had spent all of 2020 in Atlanta, but there are no hints – post-Taylor Swift, Tom learned how to keep his private life locked down. That was a messy way to learn that lesson, huh? Anyway, he has posted some “pass the mic” content for BLM, so at least he’s paying attention to what’s happening. And now Zawe is in Atlanta with him! I wonder how long it was since they saw each other in person. I believed they were together for much of 2019 too, despite the vague denials. They just had a vibe. And they were clearly together to watch tennis in New York!

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  1. Yamayo says:

    I love her!!!!
    She killed it as Vod in Fresh Meat. Totally stole the show.

    I didn’t even know they were a couple but they totally work!

    • notpretentious says:

      Thanks Yamayo, I will check out Fresh Meat. I was looking for another series to binge. I love the British ones too.

    • February-Pisces says:

      Literally watching Fresh Meat right now. Vod is a legend.

    • Justme says:

      She is so great as Vod. It’s always funny when interviewers would meet her and be surprised she is not much like Vod in real life. It’s called acting!

    • K says:

      Yes, I loved her as Vod! What a fun character and Zawe served up such an odd but adorable charisma (like a young Phoebe from Friends, in a way?)

      I like this pairing, They’re both talented and attractive, but not attention-whores (at least since he got burned for being one.)

    • Ellie says:

      She was so different in Misfits as well – completely different character!
      Vod’s accent pissed me off so much but her character was a cracker.

      I’ll always love JP though – such a posho hahha

  2. Jess says:

    Why is she wearing an 80s prom dress to a tennis match?

    • whatWHAT? says:

      you’re too kind. I was thinking 70s bridesmaid dress.

    • Eight says:

      Very Chloe Seveny (spelling?) but dialed down a bit. It’s that sort-of-looks-like-I-got-it-from-vintage-thrift-store chic.

      I like Tom in films. He was very, very thirsty with the whole Taylor thing but has learned his lesson. His passion for acting is a good thing. I think his problem is he’s a bit more cunning than that earnest persona suggests but his English politeness doesn’t know how to be frank about that ambition and shrewdness.

      End of the day, I don’t really care about his personal life – but good for him if he’s found “the one” – and as long as he doesn’t do those thirsty stunts again, I’ll watch his films happily as a big film buff very hungry for some decent films in the post-COVID era.

  3. C-Shell says:

    They make a beautiful couple. I hope this is true.

  4. Lisa says:

    Good for them.

  5. Case says:

    This makes me extremely happy. They seem very well-matched. Tom seems like a genuinely good dude in a sea of Hollywood scumbags and I’m always rooting for his happiness.

    Side note: It must be freaky to get stuck in another country during a pandemic, especially a country that is handling it so poorly. Maybe he had to because they weren’t sure when filming would resume and if he’d be able to make it back into the US. Interesting.

    • nvyWife says:

      I was stuck in a foreign country for the first part of the pandemic and my husband is still over there. It was insane. The country I was in handled it much worse (in my opinion) than the US and we were treated horribly. But not as bad as some of the other foreigners. If you want to see what a shitshow looks like, check out how the middle east is handling things (UAE excluded)

  6. Lightpurple says:

    She was there towards the end of January.

    “Made a home” is whatever place Disney provides actors working on productions at the studio there. From the looks of it when he has done video stuff, it’s a basic long-stay hotel suite with generic furnishings and basic hotel artwork on the wall. He has been stuck there through the lockdown but has done UNICEF promos on Instagram and some Instagram Live and YouTube stuff with Josie Rourke and Deborah Findlay to promote the Coriolanus showings on National Theatre at Home and to fundraise for the British theatre community, which has been out of work for months.

    This story broke because his dog got sick and someone working at the vet’s office posted video of them on her Facebook page. He did pose for pictures with the staff at the Vet’s office but those pictures were just him and the staff, no Zawe, no dog. The woman working for the vet took the video without permission and gave information about why the dog was there – all privacy violations.

    Seeing how many longtime married couples are struggling in long-down, good for them in weathering through this trapped far from home.

    • Maxime duCamp says:

      Yeah, I had to laugh at “making a home” together. Does that mean that every time I stay with a friend when I’m visiting them I’m living with them? or when I was in a long-distance relationship (eons ago) that I was “making a home” with him every time we spent a few weeks together at one of our apartments?

      And as much as I enjoy seeing posts of TH out in the wild when he’s been living under the radar for a long time, but that video and accompanying details was such a violation of his privacy. He was seeking medical care for his dog, not out on a pap walk! If she felt the urge to document the visit because she’s a fan, at least have the decency not to post it on social media. I hope that her supervisor sat her down and gave her a stern lecture on ethics and professional behavior.

      • Lightpurple says:

        Apparently, it was taken down after a few hours, leading the truly batty, racist “stans” on Twitter to claim that he forced her to take it down because he’s ashamed. Such rubbish. It was taken down because the woman either realized that thousands of total strangers were visiting her Facebook page OR her boss ordered it taken down because it was such a horrible violation and would be very bad for business. People aren’t going to take their beloved pets to a place where they know the staff will have no respect for their privacy. And he was kind enough to pose for pictures with the staff, probably on agreement that they could post it in the office or something.

      • Lightpurple says:

        And the place that has been behind him in his videos is so obviously NOT home in comparison to what he has shown in videos over the years of dressing rooms, trailers, and the place in London, all of which have stacks of books and personal items on view. This is a blue wall, a leather couch, the computer, a standard “hotel art” print on the wall, and a water bottle. Sometimes an indication that he’s pushing the dog away from appearing on camera. Not a home. A travel for work apartment. His trailer on the set probably has more personal stuff.

      • Maxime duCamp says:

        @lightpurple, I’ve also viewed a couple of videos (I did the IG Coriolanus watch along with him and Josie Rourke) and agree about the “home” shown being an impersonal long stay apartment or something similar. I doubt that he would buy a home in Atlanta just for the filming of Loki but for all we know, the space that he uses to film those videos could be a separate space that he’s using solely for that purpose. He’s understandably become a lot more circumspect about all aspects of his private life and I’m sure he’s aware that people on the internet (both fans and those with more nefarious agendas) will scrutinize the heck out of the background for clues about his personal life.

      • Lightpurple says:

        Correction – the leather couch is blue, the wall is white, and there are glass topped end tables on either side. Very generic. Very rented by Disney.

  7. Justme says:

    She flew in with him to Atlanta in January of this year. Someone mentioned seeing her at the airport. There was a fuzzy picture of them at dinner in a restaurant a bit later. She then left Atlanta for a while, went to NYC and then possibly back to Atlanta and then to London for some stuff about her book coming out in paperback. Then in early March she stopped posting on IG. Some fans suspected she was in the US since she was liking SM posts at what would have been 2AM-5AM. She did post a lot during BLM protests, but nothing personal. But there were little hints – a guy met Tom and a woman and their dog in the park – stuff like that. She must have flown into Atlanta just before lockdown.

    I hope this works out for them. She seems like a lovely and intelligent woman.

    • sunny says:

      This. Both are very talented, intelligent and seem like decent people. Hope it works out between them.

  8. LP says:

    I rarely hope the Sun is accurate, but here we are! They’re so cute together!

  9. Valiantly Varnished says:

    I saw them interact in person when I saw Betrayal last November. Chemistry everywhere and thought they didn’t act like a couple just based on the rumors it kind of confirmed it for me.

  10. Sarah says:

    All I can see is that they have the same chin.

  11. Justme says:

    By the way, those videos he did for UNICEF and the one with Josie Rourke show why his hair got so long by the end of Betrayal. He dyed it black so he wouldn’t have to wear a wig every day for Loki. It would probably be cut by now if not for the COVID shooting delay. (It was in a man bun in the pictures from the vet!) He was supposed to be shooting a Netflix series by now, a political thriller called White Stork. And Zawe has a role in the Handmaid’s Tale which was supposed to shoot in Toronto.

    • Lightpurple says:

      His reactions to Josie’s comments about cutting her own hair during lockdown and Deborah Findlay talking about coloring her own hair were hilarious.

  12. Anonymous says:

    Really like this pairing and hope it’s true. I have a lot of affection for him as an actor and he seems like a genuinely nice person, and she’s lovely.

  13. Maxime duCamp says:

    Good for them. Not that it matters one whit what I think, but they seem like a well-matched couple; I hope that it works out for them.

    It does appear that both Tom and the Loki series director, Kate Herron, have remained in Atlanta throughout the pandemic. I know that he’s a grown a** man with resources that few of us will ever enjoy but I did feel a bit sorry for him being stuck in a foreign county, so I’m happy for him to have some company. Still, it must be hard to be away from his family, especially his parents who are both of an age to be vulnerable. As an aside, if you follow Kate Herron on IG, she has a dog who has the most remarkable ears and facial expressions (from what she’s said, a friend lent him/her to Kate to keep her company during the pandemic).

  14. Caitlin Bruce says:

    They make a lovely couple. Have the fans had melt downs yet or did they actually see this one coming?

    • Lightpurple says:

      There’s been some racist stuff on Twitter around the pictures of he dog at the vet. I don’t go to other sites so I don’t know any more than what I saw around the vet pictures.

  15. yinyang says:

    Cute couple

  16. NoraJean says:

    Love them together, they seem like a good couple. Tom looks a lot older than he is, don´t know if this is the look for the play/movie/series but he kind of lost the touch for me. His hair needs a haircut too. Shame Swift had him at his best. And Gyllenhaal too.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Never could figure out why he and Taylor Swift were together. Tom Hiddleston & Taylor Swift never made any sense to me.

  17. Lola_Lola says:

    They look good together. It is refreshing to see a couple prioritize their relationship and not pimp it out for the world to see cough *Ben & Ana* cough.

  18. EnnuiAreTheChampions says:

    I love them together (assuming those is true)! They both seem like kind, thoughtful, intelligent people. I have been following Tom’s career for a while, and he really seems like one of the good ones. And Zawe seems amazing from what I have seen so far. Good for them!

  19. MargaritasForBreakfast says:

    He is not aging well but they seem happy with each other and comfortable. Good for them. So the British tabloids are going to be ok with this couple?

  20. Justme says:

    Also it’s nice to see an age-appropriate couple. He’s 39, she’s going to be 36 next week.

  21. bettyrose says:

    Gawd I hope Tom is protecting that soft, delicate skin of his while going for Quarantine walks in Atlanta. Summer there is no joke.

  22. NoNameNoMalice says:

    I know this is extremely foolish to say but I wish I can see them at Wimbledon next year (and I wish we can have Wimbledon and Olympics next year). It’s good to see that he has found a girlfriend who can enjoy tennis together as tennis is his long time passion. She is a decent writer and I liked both her novel and what she has posted about BLM. From what I have seen she is sensitive, honest, and intelligent. As they survived 4 months quarantine in a foreign hotel together (granted, their rooms could be very spacious) it’s likely that they can stay quite long. In many ways they seem well matched though they will decide they are a good match or not. Finally I hope that Atlanta gets better within a month. That city is a mess covidwise.

  23. Charfromdarock says:

    Wow. If I violated someone’s privacy at my place of work like that I would be fired.

  24. Iammeee says:

    I think they are a couple… because towards the end of January, there was a picture of them to talking deeply at something… and they both seemed genuinely happy… it was a restaurant in Atlanta according to the person who took it… and I also feel that they are living together now with articles saying that they both were spotted in town… but whatever it is, I want them to be happy because they deserve it… they both also seem to have a lot in common, she seems very thoughtful, kind, and lovely…

  25. jferber says:

    I’d quarantine with him in a nano-second if I weren’t happily married. He looks hella good.

  26. The Recluse says:

    Cute couple. If they can survive quarantine together, they can survive pretty much everything else.

  27. A person says:

    Love these two! Zawe is a truly lovely and talented woman. A good soul and a great match😀 For those who think Tom isn’t aging well, I think he’ll look younger after a hair cut. Even with short hair, his beard made him look just a bit tired IMHO only. I think he internalized the post HS and GG stress – both of which seem so overblown in the grand scheme of things. Wishing him and Zawe nothing but the best!

  28. JustMe2 says:

    She looks like Meghan Markle and Kerry Washington at the same time…she’s beautiful

  29. BC says:

    Good for them! Pray they last! As a single person, i miss being in love like i was last year. I couldve really used some true love and companionship through this quarantine – even though its given me a chance to learn how to fall for my own self – so this is such sweet news to me. Living vicariously through them.

  30. Unpopular says:

    Yay! Love them both!

  31. Busyann says:

    I didnt know any of this was happening. I like it. Good for them!!!

  32. Sarah says:

    I saw them in betrayal last fall. They have amazing chemistry on stage.

  33. Flying Fish says:

    She is beautiful, him…

    • Eight says:

      I think he has a super fast metabolism and isn’t into the eat 6 meals a day and work out thing. He could be more leading man but whatever, we should be happy he’s a good “character actor.” Richard E Grant, another UK actor, was kind of like this looks wise. Started out semi-leading man but wasn’t into taking good care of himself. Lots of actors see it as part of their job to work out and bulk up.

  34. Leah says:

    Good for them. Hope they get married or whatever.

    I remember how cute he was in the first Thor, he really hasn’t aged well tbh.

  35. nana says:

    They look cute together.

  36. Gorgonia says:

    I like this two together very much, I hope they are a couple. For the ones which are pointing out he is not handsome enough for her, not all things in the world revolve around phisical appearance.