But of course, things aren’t always what they appear: After ringing in 2015, the two haven’t been spotted together since.

Niall was spotted holding the Aussie student’s hand, like, twice.

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Although it was just a bit of fun we decided it was best to keep it to ourselves,” she wrote in her autobiography.

"It began to go wrong when Harry was pictured coming out of my house one morning.

) Dating a member of one of the biggest bands in the world may have its perks, but it can also lead to being hounded by fans and media outlets alike.

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Although Ellie has said that she never dated Niall, she concedes that she did “go on a few dates” with him, which, same thing.

And it would have been no big deal, except she was also dating Ed Sheeran—a card-carrying Directioner and longtime pal of the dudes—at the very same time.

"I think my new boyfriend is better looking than Harry anyway." Revenge is a dish best served shady. "I already knew that he had a crush on me, he'd made it pretty obvious.

He'd said it in magazines and he'd said it to friends.

But the relationship was serious enough to inspire an all-knowing “source” to give a quote about their breakup.

“Niall and Melissa did well to keep their romance low-profile during their time together. The possibilities are endless, but Justin Bieber had probably better watch his back regardless.

Your favorite redhead ended up writing a song about it, Taylor Swift style, but all three remain friends.