12 of the best fan reactions to Liam Payne and Cheryl being in a relationship

Basically the world imploded and nothing will ever be the same

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After the news broke that Cheryl and One Direction's Liam Payne were an actual thing, not just something everyone collectively dreamed up after eating too much cheese - the first port of call to talk about the whole thing was, as always, social media.

The reactions to Chiam were er, varied, to say the least, with a lot of people being completely dumbstruck that the cheeky scamps had managed to keep their relationship away from everyone for several months. 

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1. Many threw it way back to when the pair first met: 

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2. Others decided to hold actual polls to gather vital information on the fandom's mood:

3. Many found this pic quite funny :

4. Some people just lost the plot:

5. Someone actually trawled through the Xtra Factor archives and uploaded this gem:

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6. There were calls for this guide to be delivered to every door to help identify every possible  reaction:

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7. A lot of people got a bit carried away with their emotional response:

8. And some people turned to photoshop to relish in all the drama:

9. It was widely recognised that the time Liam said Cheryl was "hot" was suddenly relevant again:

10. The interest in their relationship was completely cross-generational:

(forever lolling at this person's Twitter name) 

11. Some people were just not prepared to leave the past in the past:

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12. But most people were just waiting for Liam to actually say something in the form of a massive, detailed twitlonger:

Good work everyone.

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