Perrie Edwards Calls Zayn Malik "So Lovely" As She Talks Previous Dating Disasters

6 April 2013, 08:43 | Updated: 6 April 2013, 08:46

The Little Mix singer has been chatting about her One Direction beau during the girls' US trip.

Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards has been gushing about her boyfriend and One Direction star Zayn Mailk.

The pair have been dating since meeting n The X Factor and went public just over a year ago with their romance.

Despite reports of tension in the relationship, the female star told US publication Twist magazine that she can't get enough of her man.

:Zayn is so lovely," she declared. "You know things are good when you can't wait to see the other person."

She added that being such strong friends has been a key to making their romance work so well.

"When it's more of a friendship, it can blossom," she said.

The singer also took the time to recall some of her previous dating disasters and said Zayn would never out her through some of the trauma's she had suffered.

"I'd been on a few dates in the past with other boyfriends that didn't go too well — I'd had loads of dating disasters!"

She continued: "Zayn would never leave me with the bill like the other boys used to do."

Little Mix are currently promoting their music across the pond and this week debuted the official video to their new single 'How Ya Doin'?' – which features rapper Missy Elliott.