Liam Payne and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini may be dealing with some relationship rumors right now, but depending on how you look at it, all this could have been a long time in coming!
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Back in 2008, as a 14-year-old, Payne first auditioned for Simon Cowell on X Factor, and though he didn’t win the whole thing, he made the cut out of the first round… in part thanks to a “cheeky” wink thrown Cheryl’s way!!!
Ch-ch-check out the vid from wayback in ’08 (below)!!!
Obviously this was now nearly a decade ago, but it seems like there’s always been something of a connection between these two now maybe-lovebirds?!
What do U think of that clip??
[Image via YouTube.]
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