Perrie Edwards silences speculation about her rock by flashing it on a Little Mix outing

After weeks of speculation over its whereabouts, Perrie Edwards’ engagement ring has FINALLY returned to her finger!

The 21-year-old singer made it clear that her rock from fiancé Zayn Malik was back when she showed it off during an outing with her Little Mix bandmates in Manchester today.

Perrie was even snapped with her hand placed on her stomach, making it especially noticeable that her sparkler had returned to its rightful place.

Zayn’s girl – who recently said that she hadn’t been wearing her ring due to it being sent off for cleaning – looked thrilled to be sporting the rock again. The blonde star teamed her jewellery with a simple green dress and wore her hair in gorgeous gentle waves.

It comes after Lauren Richardson – the partygoer famously linked to Zayn back in March when they were snapped together in Thailand – denied that anything had happened between her and the ex-One Direction star.

Lauren, who is currently appearing on ITV2 reality show Love Island, told Now last week that ‘everything was blown out of proportion’ when the two were pictured looking close.

‘Absolutely nothing happened,’ she says. ‘I went near Zayn’s table to get a picture with him and I got it and nothing else happened.

‘Zayn’s not my type and I don’t fancy him. He’s too young for me!’

Lauren also told us that she hadn’t been in touch with Zayn, 22, since the photo was taken.

‘I haven’t had any contact with Zayn since and Perrie hasn’t contacted me either,’ the Love Island star explains. ‘There wasn’t anything to say to her or anyone as nothing happened.’

Perrie fuelled rumours that she’d split from Zayn following the scandal surrounding the Thailand pictures when she was snapped without her ring. The long-term absence of the rock was a continued talking point for many weeks but Perrie recently managed to laugh it off.

The singer admitted she felt ’naked’ without the jewellery during an appearance on the Capital FM Breakfast Show and joked that it would probably lead to further speculation that she’d broken up with Zayn.

‘In the paper tomorrow we’ll probably not be together anymore,’ she quipped. ‘We’ll be separated, I’ll be heartbroken, it will all be over…’

Perrie will undoubtedly be relieved to have her rock back in place, bringing ring-watch to an end!

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