Jade Thirlwall CONFIRMS she is dating Jordan Stephens

‘He loves being queer and feminine!’ Jade Thirlwall CONFIRMS she is dating Jordan Stephens as star gushes over ‘perfect’ hunk’s ‘love of drag culture’

Jade Thirlwall has confirmed she is in a relationship with Rizzle Kicks star Jordan Stephens and declared she loved the fact he can be ‘queer and feminine.’

Speaking to iconic drag queen, RuPaul Charles, for Cosmopolitan Magazine, the Little Mix star, 27, gushed over her ‘perfect’ boyfriend’s love of drag culture. which she said cemented her affection for him.

She said: ‘It’s really important for me that whoever I find relationship-wise loves drag culture. 

Candid: Jade Thirlwall has confirmed she is in a relationship with Rizzle Kicks star Jordan Stephens and declared she loved the fact he can be ‘queer and feminine’

‘When I first started talking to my boyfriend, I discovered he did a movie where he played a drag queen and I was like, right, that’s it. 

‘He’s perfect. Sign me up! A straight man who’s willing to dress in drag and loves being queer and feminine.’ 

Jordan plays young queer performer Faith in new drama, Tucked. Faith is befriended by Jackie (Derren Nesbitt), who is a stalwart of Brighton’s gay scene with the pair forming a heartwarming bond.    

Jade and Jordan were said to have their first socially distanced date in May.  

Her love: Speaking to iconic drag queen, RuPaul Charles, for Cosmopolitan Magazine , the Little Mix star, 27, gushed over her ‘perfect’ boyfriend’s love of drag culture. which she said cemented her affection for him

She said: ‘When I first started talking to my boyfriend, I discovered he did a movie where he played a drag queen and I was like, right, that’s it’

A source told The Sun at the time: ‘Jade has been open to dating for a while now but it can be hard to find the time to meet people usually.

‘While stuck at home she started messaging Jordan and they have been getting on but it’s still really early days.  

‘They met up for a walk on Tuesday afternoon to chat and get to know each other which was nice but nothing has happened between them yet.’ 

The source added with lockdown in place, Jade and Jordan are going to have to take things slow since they are not even allowed to kiss.

A representative for Jade declined to comment when contacted by MailOnline while Jordan’s representatives have also been contacted.  

Must-see: Jordan plays young queer performer Faith in new drama, Tucked. Faith is befriended by Jackie (Derren Nesbitt), who is a stalwart of Brighton’s gay scene with the pair forming a heartwarming bond

Love: Jade Thirlwall and Rizzle Kicks star Jordan Stephens went public with their relationship at the Black Trans Lives Matter march in London at the weekend

The date marks the first hint of a new romance for the Little Mix singer since she split from her ex Jed Elliott after three years together last July.

The Struts frontman is now living in the US with his new girlfriend Ginny Gardner while Jade is self-isolating with her friends in London.

Jordan was previously dating Paolo Nutini’s ex girlfriend Amber Anderson although they are believed to have gone their separate ways earlier this year.

In July Jade and Jordan went public with their relationship at the Black Trans Lives Matter march in London.

Jordan was pictured wrapping his arm around Jade as they watched a demonstration take place.  

Exes: The date marks the first hint of a new romance for the Little Mix singer since she split from her ex Jed Elliott after three years together last July (pictured February 2019)

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