Long way to go: Liam Payne on new love

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Liam Payne has put to rest speculation about his love life. He has confirmed that he is indeed in a relationship with his school-time friend Sophia Smith.

Payne, a member of One Direction band, confirmed the news during a press conference of their forthcoming 3D movie "This Is Us" in London.

"Yes, I have a girlfriend and she is new. Sophia and I were in school together, she is absolutely stunning. We have a long way to go," Payne said.

This is Payne's first relationship after ending his long-time romance with dancer Danielle Peazer.