Cheryl and Liam Payne announce split

Last Updated: Jul 02 2018 14:43

MUSIC- Former One Direction bandmate Liam Payne and his partner Cheryl announced split after being together for more than two years. The couple have a son, Bear, who was born in March last year.

Both announced the news on their tweet accounts. The message read, “We are sad to announce that we are going our separate ways. It's been a tough decision for us to make. We still have so much love for each other as a family. Bear is our world and we ask that you respect his privacy as we navigate our way through this together.”

Cheryl was previously married to former England footballer Ashley Cole. She then got divorced from French restaurateur Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in 2016. After which her relationship with Payne who is 11 years younger than her started.