The 23-year-old was spotted carrying a basket of pink presents earlier this week - were they for Cheryl and Liam Payne?!
Niall Horan’s cleared up the speculation about that hamper of baby presents he was snapped carrying this week.
When the One Direction singer was photographed in LA on Wednesday, he had a basket of pretty pink goodies clasped in his hands.
Of course, the rumour mill immediately went into overdrive.
We mean, it’s Christmas, his bandmate Liam Payne is reportedly ‘expecting’ a baby with his girlfriend Cheryl… it all added up. And could the colour of the prezzies have meant that Chiam are having a girl?!
However, some One Direction fans reckoned that the gifts could have been for someone else completely.
Over on Twitter, they seemed pretty convinced that Niall was actually splashing out on Ben Winston, who directed a number of 1D’s music videos.
Tweets included: ‘Apparently Ben Winston just had a baby girl so that gift is for him not baby payne,’ and: ‘Ben Winston has a baby so i think hr bought it for him :)) xx [sic].’
And now Niall, 23, appears to have confirmed their suspicions.
He shared a cute snap of himself cuddling Ben’s bubba on Instagram last night, captioning it: ‘Got to meet little Ruby Winston today .. beautiful little girl . So happy for Ben and Meri . Love you [sic].’
Aw. Despite the confusion, we’re sure Niall is planning to do exactly for the same for Cheryl, 33, and 23-year-old Liam if they are to become parents.
Neither Liam nor Cheryl have spoken out about the rumours, but Chezza did show off what appeared to be a sizeable ‘bump’ last week.
She didn’t seem too bothered about trying to hide her stomach, instead flaunting it in a fitted Alexander McQueen dress.
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We guess we’ll just have to wait and see…