No, Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards are not married. Yet. Probably. After rumours started circulating in certain online circles this week (looking at you, Tumblr), it seems that the rumours were in fact, greatly exaggerated.

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To be fair, Perrie herself started the rumour this week, with a video, still making the rounds online, in which she refers to herself as Perrie Malik. It certainly has a ring to it, but it’s not as big as people made it out to be.

Have you ever done the thing in school, where you’re bored, so you start writing out your name along with your crush’s name to see how it sounds? Well, it was kind of like that.

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It seems the girls in Perrie’s band Little Mix were just messing about by combining their names with the surnames of their respective lads. "The three girls in the group with boyfriends say their first name and their boyfriend's last name and Jade says 'I'm Jade' with no last name because she doesn't have a boyfriend," a rep told E!. "They were teasing her. Nothing more."

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The pair announced their engagement in August 2013 when they were just 20-year-olds. The couple began dating in 2011, after they met backstage at the eighth season of the British X Factor, a season Little Mix ultimately won.