Myles Stephenson, 25, and Malin Andersson, also 25, from Love Island, have reportedly been locked in a secret fling after she sent the boy band member messages on Twitter and Instagram.
The pair have since met for one-on-one, away from prying eyes, according to an X Factor source.
‘Myles clearly took a fancy to Malin after she made contact on Twitter and Instagram,’ the show source revealed.
‘They met up in secret and enjoyed a few nights together,’ the confidante dished to The Sun.
‘It was a cheeky move by Myles given X Factor’s bosses ask contestants to concentrate on the show while they’re still involved’.
The pair hit it off shortly after the series began, following Myles’s split from former girlfriend Rebecca Bignell.
Malin was a contestant on the 2016 edition of Love Island, and was coupled up with Terry Walsh although the couple split when Terry cheated on her after she was booted out.
Bu it doesn’t sound like there’ll be wedding bells anytime soon – Rak-Su also revealed to the newspaper that they’ll be focusing solely on work and that girls are off the cards as they aim for the Christmas number one, and a sustained career after that.
The X Factor final featured live performances from Pink, Sam Smith and Little Mix.
Metro.co.uk has contacted reps for Malin and Myles for comment.
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