Liam Payne Dating ‘X Factor UK’ Judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini

Liam Payne from One Direction is dating “The X Factor UK” judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini according to multiple sources of PEOPLE.

Holy sh#$%!

The couple have allegedly been dating since late 2015.

Payne, 22, and Fernandez-Versini, 32, first met on “The X Factor UK” in 2010 when Payne was competiting with his bandmates One Direction. The couple has been in contact ever since.

A source says: “It’s been going on for awhile. Both are very similar and happy.”

Source: Getty

Source: Getty

Cheryl is in the middle of a divorce from her husband of 19 months. She was formerly married to soccer player Ashley Cole (and was known as Cheryl Cole for a while). Liam meanwhile broke up with his longtime girlfriend Sophia Smith in October.

My gosh, what a rebound for these two.

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