The 24-year-old Payne, former singer of One Direction, would have already talked to lawyers about what a break between him and the ten-year-old Cheryl would have for consequences.
The two are not married but since March last year they have together a child, Bear. They also share a house.
Payne and Cheryl would not have given up completely. “They both desperately try to save their relationship,” says a source against the Daily Mail . “But it depends on a thread.”