But as the pair's chemistry sizzled on screen, those tuning in at home seemed forgive the X Factor star for getting so close to the brunette beauty.
Given the show's history, a romance will almost certainly be on the cards. Despite having a girlfriend at the time, Jake flirted up a storm with Nadia during his time in the jungle last year.
On Monday night the starlet was seen at his gig at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in Soho, Central London.
She joined a glittering list of celebrity guests, including Adele, Noel Gallagher, Kate Moss, Stephen Fry, Rita Ora, Cara Delevingne and Michelle Rodriguez.
A spokesman for Prince – who wrote the Sinead O’Connor hit Nothing Compares 2 U – would only say: “Delilah is a friend of everyone in the band and everyone loves spending time with her.” But an insider revealed: “Delilah is talented and gorgeous and it’s little wonder Prince is so smitten with her.
And in recent months they have started going out – with pals describing Prince as totally “smitten”. With boy band hunks, soap babes and footballers all set to enter the jungle, fans are already discussing which campmates will fall for who."He’s a lovely person and we get along.” Twice-divorced Prince and his band, 3rdeyegirl, have been playing a number of “hit and run” gigs around London, charging fans just £10 a ticket.The star is also due to perform at two secret venues in Manchester on Friday and Saturday.
Loved-up Prince has been on a series of dates with a young British singer he discovered on You Tube.
The Purple Rain legend , 55, was blown away by Hackney-born Delilah, 22, after she posted a song on the video-sharing site.