The former One Directioner sat down for a wide-ranging interview with the Evening Standard magazine this week.
On his son’s first birthday, pop megastar Liam Payne has spoken about how baby Bear was “a massive explosion” in the middle of his relationship with Cheryl.
The 24 year old former One Direction star has had a rather crazy last 12 months, launching a highly successful solo career beginning with global hit ‘Strip That Down’ as well as welcoming his son Bear back in March 2017 after a whirlwind romance with girlfriend Cheryl, formerly of Girls Aloud.
However, recent months have seen tabloid and social media rumours abound that his relationship with Cheryl is under serious strain, and that they might be about to break up. Payne sat down with the Evening Standard Magazine on Thursday (March 22nd) to set the record straight, admitting that while there are unique pressures to their relationship, they are making it work.
He finally reveals the truth behind their struggles.
Liam Payne has finally broken his silence on the state of his relationship with Cheryl Tweedy, confessing that they do have their difficulties, but it doesn't mean they're about to split up. On the other hand, there are no wedding bells on the horizon either.
Liam Payne at the Queen Commonwealth Service
The couple appeared to rubbish rumours of problems in their relationship by appearing together on the red carpet at the 2018 Brit Awards, however 24-year-old Liam didn't deny that there was sometimes tension between them.
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The multi-millionaire spent a lot of girlfriend Cheryl's pregnancy at the property in 2016
In demand popstar Liam Payne has put his lavish five bedroom, eight bathroom LA pad that he shared with girlfriend Cheryl while she was pregnant up for sale. The huge property is on the market for £9.8 million ($13.9million) and located in the luxurious Calabasas region but the timing of the sale has set fans’ tongues wagging again about the state of the pair’s relationship.
Liam Payne has put his LA pad up for sale
The former One Direction star - who first met Cheryl, ten years his senior, during his first X Factor audition at the age of just 14 - bought the 9,659 square-foot property in 2015 for £8 million.
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The new mother has been battling rumours of a split with boyfriend, Liam Payne
Cheryl Tweedy (formerly Cole and Fernandez-Versini) is firmly back in the spotlight after over a year off but the new mum has hit a few bumps on her road back to the public eye. The singer and her boyfriend, Liam Payne, have been plagued by split rumours as he focuses on his solo career and she promotes her new youth centre in Newcastle.
Cheryl has described the past year as "challenging"
Now the 34-year-old Fight for this Love hitmaker has revealed the last year has been "challenging" - but not because of media pressure, instead because of her baby boy, 11-month-old, Bear.
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The two singers put on a united front at the BRITS
Pop star and new mum Cheryl has found herself at the forefront of media scrutiny this week with many people questioning whether her two year relationship with toy boy Liam Payne was on the rocks. The two singers put on a united front to dispel separation rumours at the BRITS on Wednesday (21 Feb) but their appearance did not quell all curiosity – and now Cheryl has hit out.
Cheryl has been the subject of media speculation over her relationship with Liam Payne
The former Girls Aloud singer has addressed the reports head-on via her Twitter account and asked the media to use their platform for more worthwhile stories.
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She finally comments on the rumours that have been circling in the press.
As headlines continue to focus on the alleged rocky relationship of Cheryl Tweedy and Liam Payne, the former has been busy with her charity work. She actually touched on the rumours recently in an television interview, though it's impossible to tell what's really going on.
Cheryl Tweedy at the Cheryl Trust Centre in Newcastle
The 34-year-old managed to skirt round any questions regarding her private life as she gave an interview on the BBC Breakfast show via video link where she was opening her new Cheryl's Trust Centre in Newcastle as part of The Prince's Trust foundation.
Continue reading: 'It Doesn't Bother Me': Cheryl Tweedy Breaks Silence On Split Rumours
The media suspect that their relationship is currently extremely strained.
Over the last couple of weeks, there have been a number of tabloid stories regarding the solidarity of Liam Payne and Cheryl Tweedy's relationship, suggesting that they are on the verge of a break-up because they've been spending too much time apart. So much for being secretly engaged!
Liam Payne at the Kiss FM studios
It is alleged that 24-year-old Liam has been spending increasing lengths of time away from his 34-year-old partner and their 11-month-old son Bear recently, as he opts for showbiz events over cosy nights in and completes work on his debut solo album - not to mention promoting his work on the 'Fifty Shades' soundtrack with Rita Ora.
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British star Rita Ora has given her fans a behind-the-scenes look at her latest music video.
Rita Ora has given fans a behind-the-scenes look at her latest music video.
The chart-topping singer - who is due to release her long-awaited second album later this year - has teased the video for the track 'For You', which also features Liam Payne.
In the video clip, Rita is seen wearing a spectacular red dress as she wanders through a rose garden.
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British star Liam Payne smoked ''a bunch of cigarettes'' before recording 'Bedroom Floor', Charlie Puth has claimed.
Liam Payne smoked ''a bunch of cigarettes'' before recording 'Bedroom Floor', according to Charlie Puth.
The 24-year-old Brit joined forces with Charlie to record the track and the American singer-songwriter has now revealed the circumstances surrounding 'Bedroom Floor', which Charlie helped to write.
Charlie recalled: ''That was the most fun I had ever had, writing that record. It was with Little Aaron [Aaron Jennings], Noell [Zancanella], J Kash [Jacob Kashner] and Ammar Malik - really, really talented writers. And we were all at Conway, which is a really nice recording studio. And we were all just messing around; nothing was really coming when we were writing.
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Both singers have hinted at a possible collaboration.
Both singers took to their social media on Wednesday to share a teasing snap of them side-by-side looking glamorous in front of a large window, with each captioning the image: ‘#FiftyShadesFreed’.
The pop star welcomed baby Bear with boyfriend, Liam Payne, in March this year
From Girls Aloud starlet, to X Factor expert and now to mum, Cheryl Tweedy has indicated her next life move: to have a second child. The singer welcomed baby Bear in March this year with boyfriend and former X Factor contestant, Liam Payne and is reported to be keen on looking to expand her brood already: with a little girl.
Cheryl became a mum earlier this year
According to Closer magazine, the 34-year-old has told pals she wants "four babies by the time she’s 40" and wants a second sibling before the age gap widens and Bear gets any older.
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Liam Payne has admitted he is careful about what he puts in his songs because he doesn't want to upset anyone with his lyrics.
Liam Payne has censored his lyrics for his fans.
The 'Strip That Down' hitmaker admitted he has had to think twice about some of the words and phrases he uses in his songs because he doesn't want to upset or offend anyone.
He said: ''There's been a few lyrics that have come through where I've thought, 'Hmm will that really rock with my fan base?' So I have to be kind of careful.
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The singer became part of the five-piece band in 2010
As one fifth of the original One Direction boyband line-up, Liam Payne looked like he had it all as his career started to soar following his appearance on X Factor in 2010. However, the singer has since spoken of his struggle with mental health during his time in the band.
Liam Payne struggled with mental health issues during his time in One Direction
Liam - who welcomed baby son, Bear, into the world with former X Factor judge, Cheryl Tweedy, eight months ago - admitted he struggled to cope with the band’s unprecedented success and forced fake smiles during a number of performances.
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'Sounds Like Friday Night' is a mixture of music and comedy that's coming to BBC One on October 27th.
More details have been released about the BBC’s new flagship music show, ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’, revealing that Liam Payne and Jason Derulo will be among the first guest hosts and that its first performers will include Liam Gallagher and Jessie Ware.
The show has been billed as a mix-up of ‘Top of the Pops meets Saturday Night Live’, and will include a combination of music and comedy, and appears on BBC One for the first time on October 27th at 7:30pm.
BBC Radio 1’s Greg James and 1Xtra’s A.Dot will be the regular presenters of ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’, with a guest presenter helping to put their own spin on proceedings.
Payne was out for a meal with his parents when a cameraman decided to try to record the private moment.
Liam Payne has detailed the exact moment when he realised that he couldn’t bear life in One Direction any longer – when a clumsy encounter with a cameraman while he was out with his parents for a meal tipped him over the edge.
The 24 year old singer was out with his parents, Geoff and Karen, for dinner when a cameraman, intent on filming the private moment, ended up bumping into his mother and knocking her to the floor. It was at this point that the constant intrusions that come with fame sparked an emotional reaction in Liam.
“I just wanted a burger with my parents,” Payne told the Daily Star on Thursday (October 5th). “I cried my eyes out. I thought, ‘I can’t do this’ and I really hated my life.”
Liam first met Cheryl on ‘The X Factor’, when he was just 14.
The couple have quite the unusual love story, having first met when Liam auditioned for the ‘X-Factor’ when he was just 14.
But now nine years later, the former One Direction singer says he feels like the talent show's biggest winner -because he eventually landed Cheryl.
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Liam Payne has revealed the meaning behind his baby boy's name.
Liam Payne has revealed the reason why he and his girlfriend Cheryl Tweedy gave their newborn son Bear such an unusual name – and it’s to do with his first moments of life.
Payne was a guest on James Corden’s ‘The Late Late Show’ on Wednesday night (September 6th), and performed his recent solo single ‘Strip That Down’ as well as chatting with the host on the sofa.
The ex-One Direction star and former ‘X Factor’ judge Cheryl welcomed their first baby back in March this year, after the couple had dated for a little over a year.
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The couple welcomed son Bear in March.
But the former One Direction star admits his girlfriend sometimes gives him a telling off for oversharing about their family life in interviews.
Liam Payne and girlfriend Cheryl
Continue reading: Liam Payne Admits 'Superwoman' Cheryl Tells Him Off For Oversharing
The star is part of the famous band currently on a hiatus
One fourth of famous pop group One Direction has revealed his new solo career is harder to cope with than being part of the internationally famous band. Louis Tomlinson - who tragically lost his mum last year - is currently on a hiatus from 1D and pursuing his own music.
Louis Tomlinson explained the differences between being in a band and going solo
The 25-year-old released his debut solo single - Just Hold On - as a collaboration with American DJ Steve Aoki in December 2016 as he and his bandmates, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Liam Payne, continue to take time out of One Direction.
Payne will be missing his first Father's Day since welcoming baby Bear with his partner Cheryl, because he's promoting his debut solo single.
He may have become a father for the first time three months ago, but pop star Liam Payne’s work schedule is so busy at the moment that he’ll be missing his first ever Father’s Day as a daddy this weekend.
The 23 year old former One Direction star welcomed his son Bear with his girlfriend Cheryl Tweedy back in March this year.
However, he’s not really spent that much time at home in London with his new family, as commitments around his new solo single ‘Strip That Down’ have meant that he’s been jetting between London and America on its promotional cycle.
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Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Harry Styles of One Direction - New York premiere of 'One Direction: This Is Us' at the Ziegfeld Theater - New York, NY, United States - Monday 26th August 2013
Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Harry Styles - First shots of new wax figures of One Direction revealed at Madame Tussauds London - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 18th April 2013
Liam Payne - Sunday 13th March 2011 at Manchester Evening News Arena Manchester, England
Date of birth
29th August, 1993
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