Liam gets cheeky with his girlfriend

Liam Payne is clearly besotted with his girlfriend Sophia Smith.

The One Direction singer, 20, was snapped cuddling and kissing the pretty brunette while relaxing on a luxury yacht off the coast of France at the weekend.

Liam showed his cheeky side when he was seen giving Sophia – who looked gorgeous in a white bikini – a wedgie and cupping his hands around her derrière.

‘Well today I learnt two things one of which I already know 1. I give great wedgies 2. My baby has the cutest little hiney woo,‘ Tweeted Liam afterwards.

On his trip, Liam also had fun kayaking with pals and hovering above the water on Flyboard boots.

But the Wolverhampton-born hottie ended up having to defend himself after he was accused of looking ‘chubby’ and ‘fat’ in his swimming shorts.

He jokily posted an Instagram picture of himself with a fake belly, which he captioned: ‘I mean OH MY GOD I’m just so fat these days I think I need help! quick someone take the cookie jar.’

He later shared a screenshot of a BMI calculator, which showed he’s at a normal weight.

‘Now just because I’m sick of seeing this everyday so I just want to clear up what the media do to people these days,’ wrote Liam.

‘Is it wrong to be normal? Or do I have to look like an Olympic swimmer just to get your approval into the cool kids.

‘or can I accept that the person I truly love thinks I’m the coolest kid in town anyway? Think I’ll vote the second one 😉 enjoy your day people.’

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Anna Duff