The WAG factor: Tulisa Contostavlos ‘dating Newcastle United footballer Danny Simpson’
19:52 EST, 14 November 2012
20:30 EST, 14 November 2012
She was seen with her ex-boyfriend Fazer following an awards bash earlier this month and the rumour mill went into overdrive speculating over whether the pair were back together.
But it has now been claimed that Tulisa Contostavlos has bagged herself a new man, Newcastle United star Danny Simpson, according to reports.
The 24-year-old X Factor judge is said to have met the Premiership player through mutual friends and were said to have gone on a date in Manchester recently, The Mirror reports.
Will she turn WAG? Tulisa Contostavlos is said to be dating footballer Danny Simpson
A source told the paper: ‘It went well it’s early days.’
A spokesperson for Tulisa was not available for comment earlier today.
Pictures of the pair inside a Manchester hotel have been published in the paper and they show Tulisa smiling at Danny.
The footballer, who follows Tulisa on Twitter, posted a message of support to the social networking site after Gary Barlow slammed her back in October.
Showing his support: Danny tweeted that Gary Barlow had been laying into Tulisa too much on the X Factor show
He tweeted: ‘Wow Gary going in on Tulisa, that’s below the belt for live tv lol.’
Twitter user @f1_michael claims to have seen the pair at a Tesco in Newcastle on Wednesday night.
He uploaded a picture to the social networking site which appeared to show the pair holding hands as they left the shop.
Tulisa has had her fair share of heartache in recent years.
All over: Tulisa was said to be seeing Jody Latham and the pair were seen at a Halloween party together
After splitting from her bandmate and boyfriend of two years Fazer earlier this year and shortly after the split she was hit with a sex tape scandal.
A video of the singer and her ex-boyfriend DJ Ultra emerged on the internet. Tulisa filed a lawsuit against her ex and it was settled in July with Edwards subsequently apologising for releasing the tape.
Tulisa, who has also dated skins star Jack O’Connell, was recently seen out with Jody Latham after the pair shared a steamy scene together in her new video.
Danny has a one-year-old daughter called Skye from his relationship with Stephanie who is said to have split up with recently.