Perrie’s had a thing for Mr Poynter for ages – since before 2008, when he started dating Frankie Bridge (née Sandford) from The Saturdays, truth be told.
She said in 2014: ‘Dougie Poynter from Mc Fly started seeing Frankie…
“Dougie was absolutely heartbroken when Frankie dumped him,” the source said, referring to The Saturdays’ singer Frankie Sandford.
“He saw himself getting married and having kids and being with her for life. It got to the point where he was struggling to get through the day so he decided to seek help at the Priory clinic.
“Dougie from Mc Fly started seeing Frankie Sandford from The Saturdays and I was gutted,” the blonde beauty said back in 2014.
Whether Dougie and Perrie are actually dating, or are simply in the flirting stages of an early fling, the songstress seems SUPER happy and that’s all that matters!
Since they started following each other on Instagram back in April, fans of Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards and Mc Fly’s Dougie Poytner have been obsessing about how perfect the pair would look together.
’ Dougie, who was admitted to The Priory and treated for depression immediately after his suicide attempt, replied: ‘It’s always good to reflect on that sort of stuff.
XRochelle Humes (@Rochelle The Sats): Big congratulations to @Frankie The Sats and Wayney.
He did so well :-) and the ring is to die for in the flesh. @Mollie The Sats): Soooo unbelievably excited for @Frankie The Sats and Wayney! Sats Juniors is really coming together xxx Though Frankie Sandford lost out on the chance to replace Cheryl Cole on the UK version of ‘The X Factor’ to N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos, a source tells Daily Star Sunday The Saturdays’ star is up to replace Konnie Huq as the host of the spin-off ITV2 show ‘The Xtra Factor’. But they don’t feel she has enough experience or personality to be a judge,” the insider said.
She said: "Dougie Poynter from Mc Fly started seeing Frankie Sandford from The Saturdays and I was gutted." Well that’s sorted it, Pougie or Derrie or whatever you want to call them are officially our new favourite unofficial couple.
Frankie Sandford checked in with her Twitter followers (@Frankie The Sats) moments ago, revealing that she is the second member of The Saturdays currently pregnant.