One Direction’s Liam Payne Has A New Girlfriend!

One Direction‘s Liam Payne may have only split from on/off girlfriend Danielle Peazer in May but the boyband hottie has already bagged himself a new girlfriend – school friend Sophia Smith.

Sorry Directioners, it’s true. The 19-year-old let the news slip that he was dating the brunette beauty at the band’s This Is Us press event after Yahoo! omg! asked Liam whether he had a new lady in his life.

“Yes, yes I do. She’s sitting right over there. It’s not been long,” revealed the newly loved-up Best Song Ever singer.

Sophia, who went to St Peter’s Collegiate in Wolverhampton with Liam, has reportedly been playing hard-to-get over the years turning Liam down a whopping 22 times before he managed to woo his pretty childhood crush (we need to learn a serious lesson from this boy-bagging lady). And now the two are firmly on, the smitten 1D star seems to be head over heels in love.

“Liam has really fallen for her. It’s getting very serious, very fast,” a source told the Sunday Mirror. Cute!

And if you’re already wondering how he’ll make time for his new gf in between promoting the band’s 3D flick This Is Us, launching One Direction’s new make-up range and generally being one of the most lusted-after men alive, don’t worry yourself. According to the Daily Mail, Liam jetted Sophia out to LA to join him and the boys during the US leg of their Take Me Home tour.

Looks like persistence (and a private jet) pays off, eh Liam!?

By Claire Blackmore

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