One Direction's Harry Styles: "I Didn't Dump Caroline Flack"

27 January 2012, 07:55 | Updated: 27 January 2012, 08:15

The 'One Thing' singer clarifies that his relationship with the TV presenter has ended after a mutual decision.

One Direction's Harry Style has spoken out about the end of his relationship to The Xtra Factor host Caroline Flack.

The 'Gotta Be You' singer took to Twitter late last night (26th January) to clarify reports on the couple's split, following claims he had "dumped" Caroline after believing it had become too serious.

"Please know I didn't 'dump' caroline," Harry tweeted. "This was a mutual decision.

"She is one of the kindest, sweetest people I know. Please respect that," he wrote.

The 'What Makes You Beautiful' singer began a relationship with Caroline during the most recent series of The X Factor, after starring on the 2010 series himself with One Direction.

One Direction wrapped up their first headlining UK tour last night with a performance in Belfast, Ireland.