Liam Payne teases ‘Strip That Down’ on Hits 1 — and calls Cheryl Cole his wife!

Liam Payne stopped by The Morning Mash Up to talk about his first solo single post-One Direction.

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May 16, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 16: Liam Payne visits The Morning Mash Up for a special “Celebrity Session” on SiriusXM’s SiriusXM Hits 1 channel at SiriusXM Studios on May 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM) *** Local Caption *** Liam Payne

Sorry, ladies, Liam Payne is officially off the market.

Sure, the former One Direction crooner has been seeing Cheryl Cole (whom he first met when she judged The X-Factor!) since last year, and the couple share a baby boy, adorably named Bear Grey. But during a Celebrity Session with The Morning Mash Up on Tuesday, Payne referred to Cole as “the Mrs.,” suggesting the two secretly wed.

It all started with the singer describing his greasy guilty pleasure after getting buff for a photo shoot.

“Did you move to L.A. just for the In-N-Out Burger?” Ryan Sampson asked.

“Yeah, exactly,” Payne joked. “I left my wife and child at home and I was straight out to In-N-Out Burger.”


But back to the reason for his visit: Payne teased his first solo single Strip That Down and revealed his pal Ed Sheeran helped pen the sexy, R&B-influenced song featuring Migos rapper Quavos.

Hear Strip That Down on SiriusXM Hits 1 (Ch. 2) starting Friday!

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