Nicole Scherzinger ‘dating’ an X Factor: Celebrity contestant

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Nicole Scherzinger is reportedly dating X Factor: Celebrity contestant Thom Evans, after the pair hit it off after meeting on the ITV show.

It's been reported that the lead-singer from US band The Pussycat Dolls, has had a date night with the former England rugby player in London earlier this week.

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The pair had allegedly been texting before their date, with an ITV source telling The Sun, “Thom is completely Nicole’s type. And for his part, Thom was smitten early on — he’s always said Nicole is one of the most beautiful women in the world.

"He fancied her long before meeting her on the show. He was initially a bit nervous about starting something up, and ruining his chances on the series, but they had great chemistry from the off."

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“And after weeks of texting, Thom finally plucked up the courage to ask her out, and took her for dinner."

“They met up with friends, all had drinks, and were laughing and joking the whole night. They looked to be having the time of their lives.

"They both want to focus on the series for now though, and then see what may or may not progress once the show has wrapped. But Nicole deserves to meet someone lovely and everyone is hopeful this will work out."

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This rumoured romance comes after Nicole told Thom's band, Try Star, who are currently battling it out for a record deal in the singing competition, “Oh my gosh I can watch that [their performance] all night! I just want you guys to continue to ride til you can’t no more!”

Fellow judge Louis Walsh then replied, “She just wants to watch it in slow mo. I’ve never seen her as excited in a long time about a group."

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