Liam Payne, 19, is dating long term crush Leona Lewis, 27, reports The Mirror. eona, 27. Source: ‘He is really excited about how things are going with Leona. As soon as the chance came to ask her out he grabbed it, and they really enjoyed their dates together.
Although they were in London they managed to stay out of the limelight and are really into each other.’ The romance started this summer: ‘Leona told how she enjoyed giving Liam advice about his career. It was all harmless fun at the time. But now Liam seems to have moved on to Leona. He is not at all bothered about the eight-year age gap.’
In September Liam described him as ‘the sweetest boy’. She told Sugarscape: ‘Basically, through my Twitter I was getting inundated with these girls telling me that I needed to follow Liam Payne, literally to the point where my Twitter wasn’t working, so I was forced to follow him.
Then I found out that he is a fan of mine and really likes my music. “I met him and he is just the sweetest boy, he is so lovely, so I’m really pleased that everyone got me to follow him!’
Liam touring strained his relationship with Danielle: ‘Liam has jetted around the world with girls lusting after him. While he was never unfaithful, it was hard for Danielle to cope. She would have loved to have seen more of Liam, but his career had to come first. It’s sad they’ve had to part. But you could understand why a woman like Leona Lewis would be able to cope with Liam’s superstar status.’