Ed Sheeran and Nicole Scherzinger rumoured to be dating
We did not see this coming
Friends of Ed Sheeran and Nicole Scherzinger are speculating that the two singers are dating. Ed had been dating Athina Andrelos until earlier this year, while Nicole split from on-again-off-again boyfriend Lewis Hamilton around the same time.
"As far as he's concerned they were in the early stages of dating and he's been open about it with close friends and colleagues," a friend of Ed's told The Sun. "It may not develop beyond those dates but they're definitely tight."
"They're extremely close. Nicole says he is the male version of her," the 37-year-old former Pussycat Doll's friend added. "She was drawn to him over the last few months through his music. When she split from Lewis, she was heartbroken but ended up playing Ed's songs on a loop."
A month ago, Nicole posted a photo of herself and the Bloodstream singer backstage at his Wembley show; she was reportedly one of his special guests.
"They're extremely close. Nicole says he is the male version of her," her friend added.
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