Liam Payne shocks fans by confirming relationship with Cheryl Cole

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Ok, so we never saw THIS coming… One Direction’s Liam Payne has confirmed his relationship with X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini [Cole]… Who is ten years his senior.

This is kind of a big deal guys!

One Direction band member Liam Payne has just posted on Instagram a picture of him and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini with the caption “happy”, fuelling rumours the two are in a relationship.

The 22-year-old star actually CHANGED his PROFILE PICTURE to the picture in question.


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Girlfriend in profile picture kinda business is nothing to sneeze at.

32-year-old Cheryl happens to be an X Factor UK judge, who was actually on the panel when One Direction was formed back in 2010, but the two met prior to that when he tried out in 2008 and failed to get through.

A friend has also told The Sun that the two are happy together.

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Happy Valentine's Day baby ...

A photo posted by Liam Payne (@fakeliampayne) on

“Cheryl and Liam are in a relationship. It was unexpected but they’ve both made each other incredibly happy.

“They’ve always got on well and share many of the same interests, but there was never anything romantic between them in the past.

“Their relationship developed very quickly in December after the X Factor final where One Direction gave their final performance before starting their hiatus. Liam is madly in love. This is the real deal.”

Well. There you go. 

Good luck to them!

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Written By Emily Whitham