Fans of One Direction went wild when #CongratsLiam trended on Twitter Monday night as people assumed 1D member Liam Payne confirmed baby rumors of girlfriend Cheryl Cole.
It has been widely rumored and reported in recent weeks now that the celebrity couple is expecting their first child as their much talked about romance continues to blossom in the public eye.
And this Monday night saw Directioners went into a social media overdrive after the hashtag #congratulationsliam began to trend on Twitter, leading fans to believe that his girlfriend Cole’s pregnancy has been officially confirmed after weeks of rumors surrounding the two musicians.
Fans began to quickly congratulate the One Direction member though it turns out some fans were not actually sure what they were congratulating Payne on. It turns out, however, that some 1D online users took to their accounts to congratulate Payne for signing a new solo record deal.
— Val (@ProudOfThemAll) October 17, 2016
Wait, what's going on?
The rumours about pregnant Cheryl or Liam's first single? #congratsliam
— ً (@mmithlaura) October 17, 2016
Payne has announced via Twitter that he recently signed a solo record deal with Republic Records in the US and that made fans congratulate him as he is expected to bring his musical talents back in the United States.
Amazing to have signed to @RepublicRecords I am celebrating as I tweet thank you so much for accepting me to your roster of amazing artists
— Liam (@LiamPayne) October 17, 2016
He will be joining great artists under the same label that include Drake, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and The Weeknd. He will be a great addition to the company says Republic Records CEO and co-founder Monte Lipman.
While the pregnancy rumors continue to hound the celebrity couple, it took two weeks for Payne to confirm his upcoming solo music. The couple has been quiet about the circulating rumors despite numerous reports that Cole appeared pregnant by showing off a baby bump during her first appearance in Paris, France.
Besides the latest mix-up, One Direction fans are more than happy that Liam Payne will be bringing his musical talents back in the United States.
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