Tom Hiddleston Addresses Taylor Swift Split For The First Time, Insists They're Still Friends

Reporters couldn't help but notice Taylor's absence at the Emmys.

19/09/2016 13:46 | Updated 20 September 2016

Tom Hiddleston has spoken about his recent split from Taylor Swift for the first time, confirming that the two have ended their relationship.

The British actor addressed the break-up on the red carpet at the Emmys on Sunday (18 September), where he was nominated for his leading role in ‘The Night Manager’.

However, despite his nomination, it seemed all anyone wanted to talk about was his rumoured split from Taylor, which he was quizzed about by a reporter from People magazine.

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Tom Hiddleston

Brace yourselves, folks, because Tom “Chatty McGee” Hiddleston clearly had a lot to get off his chest, talking about the split at length.

When asked whether he and Taylor were still friends, he insisted: “Yes. Yes we are.”

Phew! What a blabbermouth, eh? Once you get him going you just can’t shut him up.

Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift

Reports first emerged about the end of Tom and Taylor’s relationship earlier this month, with conflicting source quotes circulating about who was responsible for the break-up.

At first, it was suggested that Taylor wanted to end things when she suspected that Tom was only using her to further his media profile, after inviting her to attend the Emmys with him as his girlfriend.

Following this, a supposed “friend of Tom’s” countered: “Tom has supported Taylor in everything she does, going along with her antics like splashing around in the sea with all her pals.

“All he has ever wanted to do was make her happy — and she always seemed to be.”

We can no doubt look forward to several cryptic allusions to the three-month relationship on Taylor’s next album...

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