Liam Payne and Cheryl Cole split up after two-and-half-year of relationship. They took the support of social media handles to announce their break up.
Liam Payne and Cheryl Cole first met in 2008
The celebrity power couple took to twitter to announce the news and claimed that they were "going our separate ways"
Liam posted, "Cheryl and I are sad to announce that we are going our separate ways,” wrote Payne, 24. “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."
A similar post was added by Cheryl, who recently celebrated her 35th birthday.
Although rumours of disagreement between the couple were noted earlier this year, yet they were seen making a flirtatious appearance at the Brit awards together, though Payne admitted to “struggles” in their relationship soon after. The couple has a 15 month old son named Bear and they first went public about their relationship in the year 2015.