Rumors began to circulate that the two British singers were dating at the beginning of 2016. Cheryl Cole secretly marries French boyfriend Their relationship raised eyebrows because the two met while Cheryl was a judge on “The X Factor” when Liam appeared when he was just 14 years old.And there was an added weirdness, because Cheryl was still technically married to Fernandez-Versini, whom she wed in July 2014 after a whirlwind three-month courtship. In divorce papers, the “Promise This” singer claims Fernandez-Versini’s “unreasonable behaviour” caused her “stress and weight loss.” She shocked fans last July when she appeared on “The X Factor” looking even thinner than usual, with her ribs showing.The One Direction singer, 22, and Fernandez-Versini, 32, first met when he auditioned for The X Factor in 2008 at the age of 14 (he wasn't successful but wound up back on the show as a contestant two years later).
The ex-“Girls Aloud” singer is rumored to be pregnant with Payne’s baby, according to London’s Daily Mail, although no public confirmation has been made.
He’s working on a solo album and recently teased the name of his new single, “Love Feels Best,” on Instagram.
Payne and longtime girlfriend Sophia Smith broke up in October. The outlet quoted a friend of the pair as saying, "It was unexpected but they've both made each other incredibly happy."While Liam and Fernandez-Versini have kept mum about details on their love lives, the One Direction singer changed his Instagram profile pic to a photo of the two.
Malik has since left the band."You've definitely got it, whatever it is that you've got it, and I thought your voice was really, really powerful," Fernandez-Versini had told Payne after his audition."I knew Liam was always good and he always looked like a pop star, a typical pop star," she said on the show.
Liam Payne is dating X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, a source confirms to Us Weekly.Details of Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, 32, and Liam Payne, 22, dating began to emerge over the weekend, with multiple outlets claiming that the new couple enjoyed a romantic break holiday together, earlier this month.