As per latest news, Liam Payne and Cheryl Cole have got separated. The former One Direction member Liam Payne and former "X Factor U.K." judge Cheryl made the shocking declaration on their personal social handles on July 1st.
The 24-year-old Payne stated, “Cheryl and I 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," he added.
The 35-year-old Cheryl also shared a similar message on her Twitter handle. The two have a 15-month-old kid together, named Bear. For the first time, Liam Payne and Cheryl Call went public with their connection during the year 2015.
At the time of the Bear's birth, Call shared a picture of Payne hugging their infant, and captioned the image, "We are all madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival."
Payne made reference to their son in his statement, adding: "Bear is our world and we ask that you respect his privacy as we navigate our way through this together."
The former One Direction member and Cheryl made the announcement of their split on their social media pages on Sunday.
Whilst Cheryl has never been married to her love, this is the third major separation she has experienced while in the public eye.
Back in the year 2006, Chezza stated 'I do' to Ashley Cole, but, the couple got separated in the year 2010 after four years of togetherness.
In the separation papers, the footballer admitted to being disloyal with a number of other females.
Then in 2014, the former X Factor judge walked down the aisle to restaurant chain owner Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, before their death two years later.
The news hit the web after Liam failed to openly wish Cheryl a happy birthday on June 30.