Liam Payne ‘Heartbroken’ After Sophia Smith — Blindsided Him By Breaking Up

Where do broken hearts go, Liam? Just one day after Liam Payne reportedly split with his girlfriend of two years, Sophia Smith, we hear he's pretty torn up because she completely caught him off guard! Liam Payne, 22, is apparently a single man, but by no choice of his own. When a report broke on Oct. 25 stating that he and longtime gf Sophia Smith, 21, had called it quits, One Direction fans everywhere were shocked...but apparently, so was Liam! Although it was initially unclear what happened to their two-year relationship, an insider tells us that their split was Sophia's doing -- and poor Liam was totally blindsided!

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“Liam is absolutely heartbroken because it was Sophia that dumped him,” the source revealed to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “He didn’t see it coming, and is completely shell-shocked. He thought they’d spend their lives together.”

This is just too sad! Not only was Liam completely unprepared for a breakup, but he was prepared for forever with Sophia! After all, Liam has been with Sophia since August 2013, so they’ve certainly been through a lot together. Despite briefly splitting in May 2014 and joking about a breakup this past May, things were seemingly going just fine. It’s hard to blame Liam for being heartbroken when he never even saw this coming!

The original breakup report from MailOnline didn’t mention anything about who decided to end things, but their source did mention that Liam was definitely upset. “Liam is incredibly sad, but is going to keep busy,” a source told the outlet. “He really hopes that everybody will respect both his and Sophia’s privacy and stop speculating.”

Considering what our insider had to say, there doesn’t seem to be much to speculate anymore. But we can’t help thinking that if he was incredibly sad after the breakup, he probably wasn’t the one to do it. If Sophia really did dump him out of the blue, we can only hope Liam gets some clarity to help mend his broken heart!

Did you think Liam and Sophia’s split was totally out of the blue, HollywoodLifers? Send Liam some words of encouragement as he deals with his heartbreak.

— Taylor Weatherby, Reporting by Jon Boon

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