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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini And Liam Payne's Romance Branded 'Weird' By One Direction Singer's Ex-Girlfriend, Sophia Smith

08/03/2016 13:03 GMT | Updated 08/03/2016 13:59 GMT

Liam Payne’s ex-girlfriend has spoken out about his rumoured relationship with Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, branding their romance “weird”.

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Sophia Smith, who split from Liam last November, seemingly confirmed persisting reports that the One Direction star and ‘X Factor’ judge are dating, revealing that she’d known about their relationship for a while.

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Liam Payne and ex Sophia Smith

“It’s SO weird,” Sophia told Now magazine.

“I knew about them a little bit ago, but who thought it would actually come out? I didn’t.”

However, she admitted she was fine about seeing her ex moving on so quickly after their split, adding: “Yeah... I’m okay. I’m all good.”

While neither Cheryl or Liam have verbally confirmed reports about their relationship, they have kept fans on tenterhooks with with a series of cosy pictures together.

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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini

The ‘Fight For This Love’ singer recently urged fans not to jump to conclusions, amid the ongoing speculation.

She tweeted: “Number 1 Tip..! Always collect ALL your information and facts before forming an opinion !”

Some fans have since claimed they believe Cheryl and Liam are working on a L’Oréal campaign together, rather than actually being in a relationship.

Sources have previously said the pair have been dating since December, after bonding at the ‘X Factor’ final, where One Direction performed for the final time before their hiatus.

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