New dad Liam Payne has once again set tongues wagging that he's married girlfriend and mother of his son Cheryl after repeatedly calling her his "wife" in an interview.

In an interview with American radio show SiriusXM in May, Liam joked about ditching Cheryl and Bear to fly to the US for fast food. He said: "I left my wife and child at home and I was straight out to In-N-Out Burger."

Whilst it hasn't been mentioned since, he's now done it AGAIN – this time with French website On The Move. He was talking about writing music now that he's a father, and reportedly said: "To be honest with you, I don't know yet what it is like to write while being a father, I have not passed through this experience."

He then said: "I have something that I'm preparing with Timbaland and I was writing with Pharrell when his wife was pregnant along with my wife for that matter."

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What we think their wedding might have looked like! Credit: Getty Images and Closer Online

What does this mean? Why would Liam keep telling publications overseas that Cheryl's his wife but not here in the UK?! Hmm. It's all very intriguing.

This post was written by Emma Dodds. It originally appeared on our sister site, Closer.

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