Liam Payne reveals his VERY embarrassing nickname for Cheryl

And says she'll 'absolutely kill' him for telling :O

Liam and Cheryl

by Ruby Norris |
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Liam Payne has let slip the nickname he gives his girlfriend Cheryl Tweedy and explained she's going to 'absolutely kill' him for revealing it to the world.

While chatting about his upcoming gig at Newcastle’s Hoppings venue - not far from where Cheryl grew up - Liam spoke to Capital North East radio presenters about bringing Cheryl along with him.

He said: "Let's get me and Chez will do it."

Calling her Chez isn't too bad, isn't it?

"I did a lot of crazy different gigs, so I am more than up for bringing Chezza down," Liam continued.

Then, noticing he'd given the game away, he added: "Can't call her old Chezza, she will absolutely kill me."

EEEK! Sorry, Liam, but we've got a sneaky suspicion calling your girlfriend and mother of adorable son Bear "old Chezza" isn't going to sit too well.

GALLERY: Liam and Cheryl's relationship history


Liam and Cheryl timeline (slider)

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Liam and Cheryl on the X Factor

The pair originally met back in 2008 when Liam first auditioned for the X Factor. Cheryl was a definitely fan of his talent and during the audition she said: "I like you, I think you're really cute. I think you've got charisma and you give us that little cheeky wink."Unfortunately, Liam didn't make it past the judges houses in 2008 but he later auditioned for the show AGAIN in 2010...

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Liam and Cheryl meet AGAIN in 2010

On his second appearance all the judges LOVED him, and Cheryl commented: "You've definitely got it, whatever it is you've got it. And I thought your voice was really, really powerful."At the bootcamp stage Liam joined forces with four other boys - Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson - and One Direction was created.During one week at the live performances Simon was ill and the boy band were being mentored by Cheryl instead. When they were asked how they felt about their new mentor Liam revealed they found it difficult to concentrate.Well, she is gorgeous Liam.

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Liam and Sophia Smith

Before Cheryl and Liam's relationship began, Liam was in a relationship with Sophia Smith - a girl he had met at school, however in October 2015 the pair split after two years of dating.

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Cheryl and Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini

Meanwhile, Cheryl had already surprised the world when she revealed that she had secretly married Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, but it wasn't to last. The pair split after 18 months together and Cheryl filed for divorce for 'unreasonable behaviour.'

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Cheryl and Liam's relationship begins

December 2015There were rumours that the pair first felt a spark during the X Factor final in 2015 and One Direction's last performance together. Apparently eyewitnesses saw the pair flirting shamelessly.14 FebruaryOn Valentine's day Liam uploaded a photo of a rose with the caption: "Happy Valentine's Day baby…"(Remember: Chezza has that huge rose tattoo on her bum)

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Chezza's Brit Awards selfie

24 FebruaryA couple of weeks later Cheryl uploaded a photo with the caption: "Practicing my snap #BRITs"And Liam commented: "See you there babe"People began wondering if the pair were an item or not.

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The couple take a trip to Tesco

27 FebruaryLiam and Cheryl were spotted shopping in Tesco's in Guildford and the person who took the photo wrote: "It was definitely Cheryl and Liam but unfortunately I didn't get a picture."They were in my local Tesco in Guildford at midnight."

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Liam kind of makes it Instagram official

28 FebruaryLiam and Cheryl confirmed their relationship by Liam updating his Instagram photo to a picture of the pair looking loved up and wrote in his bio 'Happy'.Liam deleted all pictures of his ex-girlfriend Sophia and unfollowed her on Instagram. Awkward.

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Cheryl hits back at the haters

29 FebruaryCheryl hit back at her online trolls by changing her Instagram bio to: "When people hate on you, it's because you've got something they want. All love… good vibes only"Although she later deleted the first bit and left it as "All love… good vibes only."

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They FINALLY make their relationship Instagram official

March 3The pair then teased the world with pictures of each, Cheryl uploaded a selfie featuring Liam's arm. Liam then uploaded a photo of the pair posing for a photo – awwww these two!

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Cheryl and Liam age gap

March 5After teasing the world with their relationship, the happy couple, who have a ten-years age gap, were spotted for the first time in public since they confirmed their relationship at a casino in Mayfair.

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Cheryl Tweedy Liam Payne

March 8A source told Closer magazine: "Cheryl fell for Liam extremely fast – she didn't think it was possible to fall in love so quickly after her whirlwind romance with JB, but she's fallen even faster this time."Once their relationship took off, they were saying 'I love you' within a few weeks."

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Cheryl Tweedy Liam Payne

March 9Cheryl and Liam were spotted holding hands leaving Salmontini restaurant in London.

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Cheryl Tweedy

Cheryl defends her relationship in an emotional Instagram post. The picture she uploaded read: "Girls compete with each other. Women empower one another"She captioned the photo: "It can be so hard at times being a girl for sooo many reasons! But we don't have to make it harder for each other…"Why do we still feel the need to do that?? I don't understand it. I have always been a girls girl, and love other strong women."She continued: "That is why I surround myself with them, and that is why I try to empower others. Trying to pull another person down, only speaks volumes about your character!"And not a thing about theirs… There's nothing more powerful or beautiful than an inspiring, strong women that can look up to or turn to… Be one!!!"

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Cheryl and Liam's FIRST Easter together

Cheryl posted a photo of Liam carrying a BUNCH of Easter eggs on Instagram.

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Simon Cowell speaks out about Cheryl and Liam's relationship

April 3Simon Cowell spoke about Liam and Cheryl's relationship. The X Factor boss revealed: "I saw them together and we had a really nice dinner."They were on good form. They're like two little chipmunks madly in love."Literally, they were so cute."How adorable!

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It doesn't look like Cheryl and Liam's dogs are getting along...

In April Liam posted a video on Instagram of himself and Cheryl training his dog and although the puppy doesn't listen to Liam he does listen to Cheryl's commands.

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Cheryl Liam Payne

April 12Liam and Cheryl were spotted again looking VERY cute at the London restaurant Sexy Fish.

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Cheryl Liam Payne

May 9Liam and Cheryl had their first red carpet moment together at the Global Gift Gala in Paris. After this event rumours started as to whether Cheryl was pregnant after people noticed a tiny 'bump'.

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Cheryl Liam Payne

May 12A few days later the happy couple appeared together on the red carpet at the 69th Cannes Film Festival.

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Cheryl on Liam Payne: "He will be the perfect dad!

May 17A source told Closer magazine: "When friends have quizzed her [Cheryl] about what's happening with Liam she's been saying she's letting it all happen naturally – and that Liam will be the perfect dad!"

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Cheryl Liam Payne

June 11Liam and Cheryl attend his sister Ruth's wedding as a couple and looked VERY stylish.

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Liam Payne's sister defends Chezza

June 19Liam's sister defended her own wedding dress and Cheryl's outfit after seeing negative articles online. On Twitter she wrote: "I loved my wedding dress, I felt like a princess, I also lost 3st to feel as beautiful as I did in it, that was hard work when I'm a naturally chunky girl, not everyone needs to be a size 10 to get married."I also had no say over my wedding, I don't know who does have a say but considering my brother's girlfriend is one of the most beautiful women in the world she can wear anything and still look stunning as she did at my wedding."

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Liam Payne

July 9Cheryl revealed on Instagram that the pair have bought an adorable puppy together. She uploaded a snap of Liam and the new miniature dog with the caption: "Our new family member he is beyond cute… The dog is adorable too."Cheeky!

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Cheryl Simon Cowell

July 30Simon Cowell admitted that Cheryl would be an amazing mum. Although he didn't confirm or deny whether Cheryl is pregnant Simon did tell the Mirror: "Cheryl would be an amazing mum. I have seen her with my son Eric and other kids over the years and she is incredible."Cute!

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Liam Payne

September 15Liam changed his Twitter bio to read: "Luckiest man in the world" which fuelled any pregnancy rumours further.

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Liam Payne Cheryl

September 21Liam shared a cute photo of the pair wearing face masks. He captioned the photo: "I miss you! The things you make me do. Home soon!"How adorable are they?

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Cheryl's mum Joan

September 25Cheryl's mum was pictured buying a pregnancy pillow in Mothercare and after this photo surfaced the pregnancy rumours were at an all-time high.

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October 3After being fairly absent from social media Cheryl uploaded a stunning selfie on Instagram with a butterfly filter.

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Cheryl divorces her ex-husband

October 20Cheryl and Jean-Bernard's divorce was finalised.

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October 27Cheryl had a perfume signing for her fans. Chezza sat behind her desk during her perfume signing but was still happy to take pictures with fans.

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November 2It was revealed that Cheryl was the new face of Childline and after being absent from the television she appeared on The One Show but pregnancy rumours were not mentioned.

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Cheryl FINALLY shows off her baby bump

November 29Cheryl and Liam stepped out and attended the Fayre of St James Christmas Carol Concert in London and everyone finally got to see Cheryl's growing 'baby bump'. Congratulations guys!

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Liam's sister speaks out AGAIN about the happy couple

December 1After Cheryl showed off her baby bump rumours of her pregnancy were sent into overdrive. Liam's sister spoke out about the news and said on Twitter: "Bump or no bump, announced or not, it's completely up to my brother and Cheryl what parts of their private lives they choose to share and when"

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Cheryl Liam Payne

December 5The former One Direction member took their relationship one step further and followed Chezza on Instagram. Before, Liam only followed his ex-girlfriend Sophia Smith but when the pair split up he unfollowed her and followed no one else on the social media site.With over 12million followers on Instagram Liam now only follows Cheryl - this must be love, right?

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Cheryl Liam Payne

December 8There were rumours that Liam was planning to propose to Cheryl after she's given birth. According to the Daily Star a friend of the couple told the publication the One Direction star got inspiration from Kimberley Walsh and Justin Scott. They said: "It's given Liam so many ideas. There will definitely be wedding bells sooner than we expected."Eek!

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Liam Payne

December 9After Louis Walsh was asked how he'd feel if Simon Cowell brought Cheryl back to the X Factor judging panel he told Huffington Post: "Well Simon wouldn't invite Cheryl back because we have Nicole."We have Nicole [Scherzinger] and Sharon [Osbourne], we don't need another girl. So go and f—k off now!"No silly questions, seriously… It's not about Cheryl. Don't be stupid, man."Things didn't end there though because Liam soon took to Twitter to defend his girlfriend and hit back at Louis.

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Cheryl simply replied to Liam's tweet saying: "Oh..."Yes Liam! Sticking up for the lady in your life.

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Cheryl Liam Payne baby lookalike

December 12Closer Online unveiled a picture of what Liam and Cheryl's baby could look like. What do you think?

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Cheryl Liam Payne

December 20During the run up to Christmas the couple posted funny festive cards on social media. How cute are they as a couple.

Liam Payne recently gave us all an insight into life at home with Cheryl and baby Bear and revealed the very unusual (and slightly awkward) thing that makes their son cry.

In an interview with Pop Buzz, the former One Direction star explained: “We sing to him all the time, we both sing to him, but if you sing to him he gets really emotional.

“It was the weirdest thing you’ve ever seen. I wanted to try it this morning but they were like, ‘No! Don’t make him cry!’ I didn’t want him to cry."

Not ideal for a family of singers!

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