Tom Hiddleston & Zawe Ashton stepped out for the 2023 Evening Standard Awards

Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton are so Sussex-coded, right? A good-looking redheaded man falls for a beautiful Black woman and his fanbase has a meltdown. The ginger & the beautiful woman defy the odds, and stay together and have a baby. So that’s where we are now. Tom and Zawe walked the carpet of the Evening Standard Film Awards last night. She wore a glittery blue dress with a cape, which is also Meghan-coded! Tom wore velvet, because that man loves velvet. They coordinated their ensembles and they look so happy. The one criticism I have about her dress is that the sequined “cape” effect isn’t done properly and it’s giving her linebacker shoulders.

In the fall of 2022, Zawe and Tom welcomed their first child. It took months for a confirmation that they had a boy, and we still don’t know the kid’s name? I bet it’s something traditional, perhaps even old-fashioned British. They got engaged, officially, when Zawe was pregnant, reportedly in March 2022. We haven’t heard anything about them having a lowkey wedding, although I wouldn’t be surprised at all if they had gotten married by now and simply not told many people. Zawe is wearing her engagement ring in these photos but I can’t tell if she’s wearing any kind of wedding band.

Photos courtesy of Backgrid, Cover Images.

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54 Responses to “Tom Hiddleston & Zawe Ashton stepped out for the 2023 Evening Standard Awards”

  1. Elizabeth Kerri Mahon says:

    She wore a similar outfit when they attended the Olivier Awards. I wonder if she’s pregnant again.

    • Lauren Too says:

      I know that baby bump watching is bad… but this couple is so attractive that I would not be surprised to hear that they are expecting soon after their first child was born.

    • Gigi says:

      @Elisabeth Kerri Mahon – I had the same thought and not to be as Lauren Too said about pregnant watching – it is ok if the dress made it it looks so . But her lips seem swollen and this was the style of the pink outfit she wore when she was pregnant with their first child 🙂 She looks different than when they were at Wimbledon ! Whether pregnant or not, wishing them more love and happiness as they look very pleased and glowing!

  2. North of Boston says:

    Love them together! They seem really comfortable and happy.

    But … Tom’s a redhead?

  3. Roo says:

    They make a beautiful, happy and talented couple! So lovely to see them on the red carpet.

  4. Ariel says:

    Love the first picture at the bottom where he is widely smiling and openly adoring her. I hope they are happy.

  5. Charfromdarock says:

    I love that dress!!

  6. Teagirl says:

    And that, ladies and gentlemen and especially William, is how you wear a green velvet blazer!

  7. Tila says:

    She’s definitely pregnant right now. They seem like such a lovely couple. I could imagine they to be fun dinner party guests.

  8. Amy Bee says:

    They’re a cute couple.

  9. LooneyTunes says:

    Yes, she’s pregnant. ❤️ I love her gap—it gives her face so much character.

  10. Lightpurpleii says:

    I think they were engaged long before March 2022 because she was wearing a large diamond when they were Covid quarantined in Georgia, they just announced it in March 2022 because some reporters asked them about the ring at the BAFTAS.

    I also think the baby arrived late August or September because she looked pregnant at those BAFTAS and looked ready to pop when she did promotion for Mr Malcolm’s List in June.

    During interviews for The Marvels last week, she was holding onto or patting her belly several times and she told one interviewer that she needs to take a few months off, get “this” finished and then decide what she wants to do with the rest of her life. So, I do think Second Baby is on the way.

    These pictures don’t really show it but that entire suit is dark green velvet. Tom is promoting Loki at all times. And in one of the videos, she pats his ass, because she can.

    • Libra says:

      And a fine ass it is, @lightpurple11. I refer you to the pants dropping scene in the Night Manager.

      • Lightpurpleii says:

        And I refer you to the scenes with Rachel Weisz in The Deep Blue Sea or the post office scene in Crimson Peak

    • Ameerah M says:

      Ohhh really?! Also – having seen his ass in person (in pants) – it is VERY pattable. That’s not just onscreen. The many looks REALLY great in pants. And his legs are a mile long. Seeing him in person only deepened my attraction lol.

    • Vera says:

      She was very good in The Marvels btw. also that film is such fun, much better than any other recent offerings.

  11. Mel says:

    His fans are INSANE. There’s one on IG who sounds like a serious threat, I hope they have great security. They look happy, that’s the best thing.

    • Mimi says:

      I think anyone who is a stan of anybody is a bit insane. Why are they so invested in another person’s life like that??

      • Mel says:

        Yep, stans are deluded, they think they actually know these people and read hidden meanings everywhere. I accidentally came across the IG woman, I almost wanted to comment on his page :Tom, you in danger dude!!!

  12. Nanea says:

    They’re such a gorgeous couple, and it’s so much fun watching them have *fun*, on a night out with their peers.

    They both seem to glow with happiness from within, and when I watched “Betrayal” in London, shortly after the premiere and near the end of the run, I already sensed they were together.

    So it’s great to see how their relationship has evolved.

    The only small quibble I have, not with the two of them specifically but with everyone attending – why go to an event sponsored by Lord Lebedev, son of a Russian KGB spy, himself a very questionable and shady character, BoJo’s puppetmaster, one of the major forces behind Brexit and the less than ideal way the British government responded to COVID. I ‘m sure Evgeny Lebedev is profiting off the war with Ukraine too.

  13. Laura says:

    Why the need to mention the Sussex’s in articles that have NOTHING to do with them? Getting a bit unhinged.

    Back to the point, they make a beautiful couple and that dress is fab.

    • Ameerah M says:

      Laura – you must be new here. The Sussexes were mentioned because LIKE Meghan – Zawe was on the receiving end of vile racist online abuse for dating Tom. Hope this helps.

      • Ameerah M says:

        My tone bothers you while you had no problem using the phrase “a bit unhinged” in relation to Kaiser. But okay.

      • sevenblue says:

        “They are, however, both separate people, and their experiences/ abuse / appearances shouldn’t be lumped together.”

        @Laura, imo, that isn’t the right way, especially there are still a big majority of society refuting or blatantly ignoring the racist treatment women like them receive from their white partners’ fans. It is only good to show more more evidence about how society treats women like Meghan, Zawe, FKA Twigs. They are separate individuals of course, but how some people see them is the same and what’s wrong calling it out every chance we get? It isn’t like mainstream media gives a sh*t.

    • Lady Baden-Baden says:

      It’s bonkers. If you complain about the amount of roy al coverage, you’re told to stop moaning and skip the offending articles. But where do we go when these people are shoe-horned into the other articles too?! Can we not just talk about Vod ?!

  14. girl_ninja says:

    The Sussex are mentioned in the article because Zawe like Meghan have received racist and bigoted harassment from their white partners weirdo fanbase. And to take it a bit deeper. Both Meghan and Zawe are biracial black women who’s partners are white men.

  15. rawiya says:

    They’re lovely together. Also, I hate making judgements based on three photos, but he looks soo happy.

  16. Ameerah M says:

    Tom did an interview with Jimmy Fallon for Loki and referred to Zawe as his other half. It was so sweet!

  17. Sasha says:

    Aww, what a beautiful couple. Very happy for Tom! Glad he found his happy ending after the absolute debacle of the Swift era. Zawe is very pretty and glowing.

  18. Glamarazzi says:

    They look so happy together!

  19. Beverley says:

    Is Zawe pregnant again? That looks like a baby bump. 😍

  20. Teagirl says:

    He is the most amazing dancer. I’ve always thought that Sam Rockwell took the title as best dancer, but Tom Hiddleston seems as good. I saw a video clip, and golly, has he ever got moves!

  21. Sagittarius says:

    I quite like Tom as an actor and I like his earnestness. He seems way better off with Zawe but think he was really into the massive fame being with Taylor for a long time would have given him.

    • Ameerah M says:

      Where did you get that idea from?? Because all evidence is to the contrary.

      • Sagittarius says:

        Which idea? Massive fame? All actors want it even if they don’t want to admit it. It gives them the best roles! Tom wanted Bond; that’s for sure. I think he’s sweet and earnest but everyone’s complex. I do believe he wanted the fame for the roles it would give him.
        Look at Leo, still making his birthdays a huge deal with all these celebs and doing pap walks with the latest GFs to keep himself in the headlines; he knows he’s very bland and that’s his PR approach and it’s worked for years now.

      • Ameerah M says:

        @Sagittarius – I was an actor for 10 years hun. And I can speak with AUTHORITY and tell you the tired trope of “all actors want fame” is just that – tired. He dated Taylor nearly a decade ago. And was in very private relationships both before AND after her. So your “theory” doesn’t hold water.

      • Tila says:

        @Ameerah – he definitely loved every second of the infamy being with Taylor brought and that’s still okay! I mean, the I heart TS T-shirt? He was in for the ride and was sad when it stopped. He basically said the same in interviews after she dumped him lol.

      • Sagittarius says:

        Thanks, Tila. I think that stuff actually makes him more likeable because he’s honest about it! And it looked like Taylor dumped him mostly due to the media backlash and tried to blame it all on him! Yet since then she’s the one who’s been all over the media with her love interests while Tom seems to be just getting on with his life.

    • Flamingo says:

      oh my lord, can people please get over the Tom/Taylor fling they dated for what 2 months, 8 years ago. He was in the middle of the Thor / Avenger series he was as famous as it got on that alone. And he is being hailed now as saving Marvel with how good the 2 season of Loki was.

      He dated a few high profile women before Taylor, like Kat Dennings, why aren’t you obesessing over that?

      • Sagittarius says:

        Gosh, did I bring out some defensive commenters or what? Okay, maybe I’m wrong about the fame thing, but please, can I just clarify I’m not obsessing over this. I haven’t thought about Tom Hiddleston since who knows when. I’m a mild fan of his acting and his earnestness is refreshing. Glad he seems to be super happy in his life. End of and peace out!

  22. J.Ferber says:

    I love them together. I know it won’t happen, but I’d love to see them with their baby or at least know its name and gender. I bet they make beautiful babies!

  23. Flamingo says:

    I wish I could bottle their happiness and take a swig.

    And I am still reeling from that Loke season 2 / series? ender, phenomenal.

  24. Miss Melissa says:

    Love these two together.

  25. NaTalia says:

    I am not bump watching her. She has that beautiful glow and that pretty soft face of a Mother to be. I am happy for them. They are beautiful together.

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