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One Direction's Liam Payne: 'I do fancy Leona Lewis'

Liam Payne has admitted that he fancies Leona Lewis.

The One Direction star was linked to the X Factor winner last month, but she reportedly denied claims the pair are dating.

Liam Payne
One Direction leave the BBC Radio 1 studios after being announced as the headline act for this years Radio 1 Teen Awards
London, England - 20.08.12
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Leona Lewis arriving at Annabel's private members club in Mayfair.
London, England - 02.10.12
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"I do have a crush on Leona, she's hot!" he told BBC Radio 1. "I have met her. She's hot. I haven't eaten dinner with her though. I'd like to highlight the fact I'm single. I am single!"

Speaking of his new haircut, he added: "I was doing a photoshoot for a certain magazine, and they said, 'What can we do with your hair?', and I was like, shave it off.

"We went shorter, and shorter, and this is it. I have naturally quite curly hair, so I had to straighten it every morning with a hairdryer. My mum was worried about me, she thought I'd got some clippers and done it myself."

Payne recently admitted that he worries about how bandmate Zayn Malik is coping with fame.

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