Ellie Goulding might have just enjoyed her second weekend playing the Coachella festival in California, but back home she’s just been revealed as McBusted star Dougie Poynter’s “bird”.

Ellie Goulding and Dougie PoynterEllie Goulding and Dougie Poynter now officially a couple it seems

The ‘Burn’ singer and Poynter have been rumoured to be dating for a while, a rumour which Ellie has often denied. But in an interview with The Mirror, Poynter admitted the pair’s relationship for this first time saying, “I’ve got a bird and yeah, it’s Ellie.” Well when a man is that romantic why wouldn’t you want everybody to know?

Whilst Ellie is continuing to make a name for herself stateside after her two Coachella performances, Dougie has just embarked on a 34 date UK tour with his supergroup McBusted. He’s also told The Sun newspaper that he hopes Ellie will be able to see him on tour at some point, but admitted that their busy schedules causes problems. The 26 year old said, “Hopefully [she can come], yeah - she’s away at the moment, but yeah.” He also added “I feel weird talking about it to be honest.” Well imagine how Ellie feels.

Ellie goulding at the mtv AwardsEllie Goulding at the MTV Awards, last weekend

Both stars have had their share of high profile romances in the past, Poynter previously dated The Saturday’s Frankie Salford, whilst Ellie has been linked to DJ Skrillex and One Direction singer Niall Horan. If it all falls apart though, Dougie mightn't need to worry about their relationship making it on to Ellie’s next record. The singer recently told Time magazine, “I think for my next album, I will be writing about different things. I’m kind of over writing about relationships.” As for when she’ll have a new record out, Ellie is touring up until September after which shel’ll take a break before starting on a new record.

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