Secret X Factor romance revealed: One Direction's Zain Malik and Belle Amie's Geneva Lane go public after show finale
They have been keeping the secret under wraps for weeks under Simon Cowell's strict love ban.
But after the X Factor finale show ended last night, One Direction's Zain Malik and Belle Amie's Geneva Lane promptly went public with their romance.
The pair kissed and held hands in front of photographers as they left the studios together for the last time.
Going public: One Direction's Zain Malik puckers up to Belle Amie's Geneva Lane after the X Factor finale.
Despite his group getting the boot halfway through the show, 17-year-old Zain certainly didn't look too upset by the defeat, grinning and pulling faces before puckering up to the pretty brunette.
Their three year age gap is obviously not a concern for the pair, as 20-year-old Geneva wrapped her arms around the boy band singer's neck affectionately.
Their fellow contestants were clearly in on the relationship, having lived together in the house up until Belle Amie's elimination.
After her girl group was booted from the show back on October 31, Miss Lane relaxed about keeping the relationship quiet, occasionally dropping hints