The blond singer has a soft spot for Ellie

Niall Horan has revealed that he’s got a bit of a thing for blonde singer Ellie Goulding.

The One Direction hottie, 19, met Ellie, 26, when she enjoyed a 1D gig at the start of the month and they’ve since flirted on Twitter – now it seems he’s developed quite a crush on her.

‘I’ll say one thing: Ellie Goulding – wow,’ says Niall.

‘She’s absolutely amazing looking.’

Unfortunately for Niall, it looks like he and Ellie will stay just friends as she’s currently loved-up with actor Jeremy Irvine.

But the Irish star won’t be turning to any groupies to get over his heartache.

He admits that it’s difficult for the single members of 1D – who are currently in the middle of their Take Me Home tour – to meet women when they’re travelling the world.

‘We go back on the road straight after a show and we’re gone,’ Niall tells GQ.

‘I wish we did have time for girls and parties but we don’t.’

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