Cheryl and One Direction band member Liam Payne are the parents to one year old Bear.
One Direction band member Liam Payne and his girlfriend, British pop star Cheryl, took to social media Thursday to celebrate their son’s first birthday, if the rumors about their relationship swirled.
“Thank you so much for all your beautiful birthday wishes for Bear,” Cheryl, 34, tweeted, before adding that they told him he has a lot of.”
Thank you so much for all your beautiful birthday wishes for Bear
? ❤️ have told him he has a lot of ?
— Cheryl (@CherylOfficial) On March 22, 2018
Payne, 24, posted an Instagram picture of herself squeezing Bear the small side.
“Can’t believe my little man is today, where does the time go? Happy birthday son, you are my world,” he wrote.
Can’t believe my little man is today, where does the time go? Happy birthday son, you are my world??
The few birthday messages come on the heels of Payne speak about his relationship with Cheryl in an interview with the Evening Standard Magazine.
“The best part was a week before we got married. The next week we are to split up,” Payne explained to the publication. “And the thing for me is, I think we are somewhere in the middle. You know, we have our struggle, as of course I am not going to sit here and say that everything is fine and dandy, because obviously you go through different things, and that is what a relationship is.”
Payne added, “We go through them together as a family and that is important to me. This part of me and my missus’s relationship was never not going to happen.”
The photo Payne posted on Thursday, offered fans a rare glimpse of the little Bear. Almost a year ago, Cheryl shared a photo of Payne that their newborn baby.
On Wednesday 22 March Liam and I became parents of an incredibly beautiful, healthy boy, with a weight of 7 pounds 9 and looks like a dream. Although he is still not a name that he is already stealing hearts. We are all crazy in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival. Happy mother’s day to all mothers around the world. A day that now has a different meaning for me forever ?
“We are all crazy in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival,” she said at the time.
Payne gushed about his “baby” boy to the Evening Standard Magazine, says that he tried to take him out of the eye of the paparazzi.
“Instead of photo, and in places, I want to give him the opportunity [of a life outside of the spotlight],” he said. “If I’m him now, he has never had the chance to go back.”