Now 29, Payne discovered himself in a spot of sizzling water earlier this 12 months following his look on IMPAULSIVE.
Throughout the over one-hour-long sit-down interview with Paul, Payne revealed his true emotions about his time in One Course, and held exactly nothing again.
“It was well-known inside the band that I do not like taking s–t,” Payne mentioned as he began speaking a few time he nearly “got here to blows” with one other (unnamed) bandmate backstage.
“There was one second the place there was an argument backstage and one member, specifically, threw me up a wall. So I mentioned to him, ‘For those who do not take away these fingers there is a excessive chance you may by no means use them once more.'”
Though he did not disclose with whom the scuffle was, Payne went on to debate Zayn Malik’s previous controversies together with one headline-making Twitter feud with Paul’s brother, Jake Paul, in 2020.
Malik’s girlfriend on the time Gigi Hadid – with whom Malik shares a toddler – tweeted in Malik’s protection calling him “a respectful king” after branding Jake “irrelevant.”
“She tweeted one thing about get your self a respectful man or one thing. That one did not age very effectively,” mentioned Payne, referring to the 2021 allegations in opposition to Malik wherein he reportedly shoved Hadid’s mom throughout an altercation.
Payne mentioned there are “many the reason why I dislike Zayn,” however tried to back-pedal on the remark by including, “There are various the reason why I am going to all the time, all the time be on his facet. If I had needed to undergo what he went by – together with his progress and no matter else… My dad and mom are overly supportive to the purpose the place it is annoying at occasions. Zayn had a distinct upbringing in that sense.”
Payne also mentioned he and Tomlinson “hated one another” after they have been within the band however are shut pals now, and claimed his personal solo ventures have been extra profitable than these of the opposite former members, which was closely refuted by followers on-line.
Days later, Payne considerably apologised for what he mentioned about Malik on Twitter, saying Malik is his “brother” and he’ll “stand by him perpetually.”
As for his private life, Payne was with X-Issue dancer Danielle Peazer from 2010 to 2012, then dated his childhood pal Sophia Smith from 2013 to 2015.
One 12 months later, Payne began courting singer Cheryl Tweedy (née Cole), with whom he shares five-year-old son Bear Gray Payne. In 2019, Payne dated British supermodel Naomi Campbell, earlier than he began a relationship with Maya Henry.
Payne and Henry introduced their engagement in August 2020, however in June 2021, Payne introduced their break up. They acquired again collectively later that 12 months and resumed their engagement, however in Might 2022, they broke up for a second time.