There’s something scandalous in the air! Harry Styles has a reputation for going after the older ladies, but there was apparently one little fling he didn’t want people to know about; he secretly hooked up with ‘X Factor’ judge Nicole Scherzinger!
When Harry Styles, now 22, was 19, he allegedly entered into a secret affair with Nicole Scherzinger, then 35. The two met on the X Factor three years before, when Harry was just 16 and Nicole was his judge (!), but apparently the chemistry couldn’t be denied; years later, they met up for some secret action!
“Harry was obviously very taken by Nicole, who is stunning, and he had always looked up to her,” a source told The Sun. “She was a guest judge on X Factor at the time One Direction were formed, and has always claimed credit for putting the band together, even though Simon Cowell says it was his idea.
“But they hooked up over three years later when Harry had matured and was a member of the world’s biggest band,” the source continued. “Harry was 19 at the time but had an old head on his shoulders because he’d already been in a relationship with Caroline Flack who was 14 years older than him.”
Well, well Harry. Apparently the 1D heartthrob has a thing for older women; Nicole is 16 years older! Harry and Nicole met up again when 1D performed at the 2013 X Factor finale, and apparently sparks were flying. They met up at a Brits Awards after party in February 2014, and it went down, according to the source.
“They were openly all over each other at Sony’s post-Brits event,” the source said. “They were sitting next to each other, having lots to drink and wildly flirting. It was very clear there was an electric chemistry between them and something had gone on.” So what’s next? Are we getting a featured vocal from the Pussycat Dolls lead singer on a new 1D track anytime soon?
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— Samantha Wilson