Tess Ward wrote on Instagram: The chef, who has gained thousands of new followers since being linked to the singer, has switched off the comments option on her profile. One of her cookbooks has also been down-voted, with fewer stars appearing by its online shop reviews. Clearly dating one of the most famous people on the planet does have its upsides as well - backstage access and VIP seats to gigs, a new circle of famous friends and an increase in social media views for example.
But some of your new followers might not be thrilled to see you with their idol, with some people already targeting Tess with online abuse.
Tess Ward joins an illustrious list of women previously linked to Harry Styles. Image caption Harry Styles greets a fan after performing in New York Tess and Harry are rumoured to be in the early stages of love - so let's take a look at some of things you may be subjected to if you date a former member of One Direction. Be prepared to have your picture taken a lot - everywhere you go in fact.
Louis Tomlinson was even arrested, before being granted bail in Los Angeles in March. The year-old singer was at an airport with his girlfriend Eleanor Calder when a confrontation with photographers took place. A lawyer for the star blamed photographers and said they had "provoked" Louis. Two members of One Direction, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson, have become parents during their stint in the band but the mothers of their children had very different experiences.
Briana Jungwirth, who had a baby with Louis in January , shut down her Twitter and Instagram accounts before the birth. As well as online abuse from One Direction fans, she also faced accusations Louis wasn't the dad and the pregnancy wasn't real.
Louis was apparently phoned by a "fan" who threatened his son Freddie. Meanwhile, Cheryl kept her pregnancy a secret for months before finally announcing that she was expecting a baby with boyfriend Liam. Liam wrote that he was the "luckiest man in the world" in his Twitter bio. Cheryl gave birth to a son, Bear, in March. Usually if an ex moves on, unless you're still friends in real life or on social media, it's easy not to know how their new relationship is going.
For anyone who's dated a One Direction member Zayn and Perrie dated for five years and were also engaged before calling it a day. However she appeared to have the last laugh when the girl band penned the song, Shout Out to My Ex. On the track Perrie sings: Yeah yeah, that hurt me, I'll admit. Forget that boy, I'm over it.