Taylor Swift enjoys Aussie date with Tom Hiddleston... and 8 bodyguards video

Tom Hiddleston's 'I Heart Taylor Swift' t-shirt made headlines when he was snapped swimming in it alongside his new ...

Tom Hiddleston's 'I Heart Taylor Swift' t-shirt made headlines when he was snapped swimming in it alongside his new girlfriend.

Nothing quite screams romance like a low-key, intimate dinner date for two at an Italian eatery under the watchful gaze of around eight burly security guards.

Singer Taylor Swift, 26, and actor Tom Hiddleston, 35, had a small army to protect them whilst venturing out for a bite to eat on the Gold Coast on Sunday evening.

Am onlooker said it looked like there were eight security guards present. To put that in perspective, Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye West usually employ three bodyguards for protection.

It was just photographers and staff who greeted the sun-kissed pair in their habitual matching ensembles, but as news spread, around 50 people gathered to catch a glimpse of them leaving.

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"She was nice and said 'hi' to fans as she left, but kept her head bowed and she didn't stop for any selfies," said the onlooker, who asked not to be named.

Escorts protectively circled the hand-holding couple as they left, so fans made their admiration known by shouting "hi Taylor" and "we love you".

The trans-Atlantic power couple arrived in Australia last Friday.

Hiddleston, 35, is in Australia for filming on the Taika Waititi-directed Thor: Ragnarok, where he'll resume his role as Thor's villainous half-brother Loki.

And he's brought Swift, 26, along for what appears to be a romantic vacation.

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When media spotted Hiddleston out for a jog, they were quick to ask just what he and Swift had planned for their stay on the GC.

Hiddleston, however, was keeping mum, fending off the journo's probing questions with typical British charm.

"I'm not going to answer that, if that's all right," he said, when asked how Swift was enjoying the Gold Coast sunshine.

When asked what they had planned, he said: "I don't know. It's just good to be back."

It's been suggested the pair will take their romance roadshow to Byron Bay next, to visit the home of Hiddleston's Thor co-star and close friend, Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky.


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 - Sydney Morning Herald

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