Living single. Tom Hiddleston resurfaced for the first time since news of his split from Taylor Swift broke on Tuesday, September 6, when he sat with pals at an outdoor cafe on Australia’s Gold Coast Wednesday.
The 35-year-old Thor: Ragnarok star looked like he was deep in conversation with two close friends as they enjoyed some bites at the eatery. At certain points throughout their lunch, Hiddleston could be seen laughing heartily.
The actor is currently in Australia filming, but will return to the States in time for the Emmys on Sunday, September 18, where he is nominated for his role in The Night Manager.
Meanwhile, Swift, 26, had a girls’ night out on Wednesday with pal Lily Aldridge. The pair had dinner at the Greenwich Hotel, with the “Bad Blood” singer all dolled up in a low-cut black top, white miniskirt and her signature red lips.
Aldridge, 30, kept her look more casual in a black-and-white-stripe top and ripped jeans.
As Us Weekly previously reported, Swift and Hiddleston called it quits on their three-month relationship after they began to spend less time together, with Hiddleston in Australia and the Grammy winner stateside.
“It was an intense start,” a Hiddleston source told Us of the pair’s romance. “No one can keep that kind of momentum going.”
The duo were first spotted kissing in Rhode Island in June, just two weeks after Swift’s breakup with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris. Their summertime romance made headlines as they visited each of their respective hometowns — in Nashville and Ipswich, England — and even toured Rome together.
“She was the one to put the breaks on the relationship,” another source told Us. “Tom wanted the relationship to be more public than she was comfortable with. Taylor knew the backlash that comes with public displays of affection, but Tom didn’t listen to her concerns when she brought them up.”
The source added that though the pair are no longer an item, there are no hard feelings between them. “They get along great and will remain friends, but the just don’t see it working romantically right now,” the insider told Us.
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