Niall and Demi have been friendly for a while

Niall Horan appears to have made things official with US X Factor judge Demi Lovato.

The One Direction singer has been chatting to Demi, 20, on Skype over the past few months but they’ve now taken their relationship to the next level.

Demi‘s told the guys backstage she and Niall are loosely dating,’ says an insider.

‘It’s casual but they are definitely dating, albeit long-distance.’

Niall, 19, and former Disney star Demi were first linked back in April, when they exchanged flirty texts.

They were spotted eating out at Pink Taco in LA following the MTV Video Music Awards last month and have enjoyed several friendly conversations over Twitter.

‘He has a lot of great qualities. He is an amazing listener and makes me laugh a lot, two of the main qualities I look for,’ Demi tells the Daily Mirror.

‘We are both in a place where we feel zero pressure to rush. We share the philosophy that the right one is worth waiting for.’

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