26/06/2013 08:19 BST | Updated 26/06/2013 11:44 BST

Lewis Hamilton Gives Strongest Hint Yet That He's About To Pop The Question To Girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger

Rylan Clark might want to start looking for a hat because it sounds like his 'X Factor' buddy Nicole Scherzinger could be walking down the aisle soon after her boyfriend, Lewis Hamilton hinted he could be about to pop the question.

The F1 star - who has been dating the former Pussycat Doll for five years - revealed he'd love to propose before they enter their sixth year together.

Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger

“We’ve been together for five years, which is quite a milestone really," he said. “But hopefully in the near future. Maybe before we get to six years.”


The couple briefly split in October last year following claims Nicole and Chris Brown were spotted getting cosy at a LA nightclub.

But they are firmly back on track now Nicole has a base in London whilst she appears as a judge on 'The X Factor'.

Last year Nicole told Marie Claire that her relationship with Lewis keeps her grounded - although she cringed at them being labelled a 'celebrity couple'.

"Yeah, [the relationship] does keep me grounded,’ she said. "Lewis and I are a team and we’re really there for each other, and the time we spend together I do cherish. It’s separate from everything else."

"I know there are a lot of relationships who, you know… Take Kanye and Kim [West and Kardashian] – well, they’re perfect for the cameras. Lewis and I are a bit more subdued."


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