Tom Hiddleston: 8 Things to Know About Taylor Swift's New Bae

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If you haven't heard, Taylor Swift has moved right on from her ex Calvin Harris and onto another denizen on the U.K., Tom Hiddleston.

Swift and Hiddleston were recently caught kissing on the beach in Rhode Island, and they didn't seem to be hiding at all.

But what do we know about this guy, apart from the fact that his last name is about as British as possible?

Let's pry, shall we?

1. The kiss

The kiss
Here's a pic of that kiss between Tom and Tay Tay. “They were all over each other – hugging and kissing – even though there were 20 people coming and going on the beach,” a witness told The Sun.

2. Taylor and Tom totally flirted at the Met Gala

Taylor and Tom totally flirted at the Met Gala
A few weeks ago - before Taylor and Calvin announced their breakup - Tom and the songstress showed off their killer (ahem) dance moves to the other at a Met Gala afterparty.

3. He plays Loki in the Avenger movies

He plays Loki in the Avenger movies
And looks really, really different with long hair, right?

4. He dated Elizabeth Olsen last year

He dated Elizabeth Olsen last year
Apparently he hit it off with his Avengers co-star and the two began dating.

5. He's older than Tay Tay

He's older than Tay Tay
Tom's 35 - that's nine years older than Taylor, who's 26.

6. He's BFFs with fellow Brit Benedict Cumberbatch

He's BFFs with fellow Brit Benedict Cumberbatch
The two met on the set of War Horse in 2010. They seem like the likliest pair of besties we've ever seen.

7. He went to school with Prince William

He went to school with Prince William
Tom attended the prestigious Eton College along with the Duke of Cambridge, because of course he did, darling.

8. He's a feminist

He's a feminist
Tom participated in Elle magazine's feminism campaign and appeared with a "This is what a feminist looks like" t-shirt in the magazine, along with BFF Benedict Cumberbatch. Tom even went naked in the movie Crimson Peak to stick up for feminism. He told E! that the imbalance of female to male nudity in films was "unfair," and stripped down for the film to help correct it.

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