Liam Payne’s Ex Sends Her Congratulations On His Baby News

Sophia Smith says she messaged the One Direction singer after he and Cheryl welcomed their son last month

Liam Payne’s ex Sophia Smith has spoken out about his happy baby news.

The One Direction singer, 23, welcomed his first child with girlfriend Cheryl last month, a son whose name is yet to be revealed.

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Cheryl and Liam Payne

Cheryl and Liam Payne are now parents to a baby boy

Of course, after dating Liam for two years, it can’t have been easy for Sophia to see the birth announcement all over social media.

But she’s keeping her cool, telling The Sun: ‘I messaged to congratulate him. We’re all good. I’m happy for him.’

Aw. It’s always nice to see that exes can be friendly, eh?!

Liam Payne and Sophia Smith split in 2015

As for Liam, he’s currently away from home, after jetting over to LA to finish work on his debut solo album.

Despite being so far away from Cheryl and Payne Jr., his family is still the first thing on his mind. According to a fan’s Tweet, he spoke to Directioners about his little one outside a restaurant last week.

This fan wrote on the site: ‘He’s great, he’s good. I love him and I miss him a lot” – @LiamPayne talking about his son.’

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Liam was just as proud when he announced the news that he’d become a father on 22 March.

Alongside an adorable Instagram snap of himself cradling his son, he told followers: ‘My close friends and family know there are very few times when I’m left speechless… wow! I’m incredibly happy to welcome our new baby boy into the world, it’s a moment that I will never forget for the rest of my life and my favourite memory I have so far.

‘I’m completely in awe of his incredible mother and how she has been the whole way through this, she’s really made my dreams come true. We haven’t named him yet but he’s already capturing hearts including mine. I feel very blessed.’

CUTE. Hurry home, Liam!