Liam Payne has opened up on his relationship with Cheryl.
The One Direction star's told Rollacoaster magazine that she was his dream girlfriend as a teenager.
Liam first met the former Girls Aloud singer when he auditioned in front of her for The X Factor in 2008.
He told the magazine,
“Obviously I have the most beautiful girlfriend in the world and she’s absolutely amazing. She’s been my dream girl since I was younger. She’s so ace.”
He continued: “She is a wonderful, wonderful person and it’s amazing to have someone who can relate to so much of things — someone who’s taken greater steps than me.
“Her solo career was amazing. She’s been in the industry for 14 years now. She fully supports me. We’re super happy. It’s a very personal, precious time for us. I’m still learning. I’m only 23.”