Liam Payne joins girlfriend Cheryl at Cannes Film Festival

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Liam Payne and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini are continuing their French getaway by heading to Cannes Film Festival. The couple travelled to the south of France on Wednesday, and Liam couldn't resist sharing a selfie of himself and the former Girls Aloud star on their private jet.

The 22-year-old appeared happy in the black-and-white selfie, which shows him cosying up to Cheryl, who pouts while wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses.

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Cheryl and Liam Payne are attending Cannes Film Festival together

"#cannes," he captioned the photo, which attracted over 220,000 likes within the first hour of being posted to Instagram.

Cheryl is attending Cannes in her role as a L'Oreal Paris ambassador, and it is believed Liam may join his girlfriend on the red carpet at one of the film festival's premieres. However they could face a potentially awkward meeting with Cheryl's ex-husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, who is also attending the annual film festival.

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Just a few weeks ago, Cheryl denied allegations that she had an affair with Liam prior to filing for divorce from her ex-husband, definitively labelling the accusations as "false".

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The couple made their red carpet debut on Monday

She has since continued to be inseparable from her new boyfriend, and the couple put on a loved-up display as they made their red carpet debut at the Global Gift Gala in Paris. Cheryl said she was "honoured" to be presented with the Global Gift Philanthropist Award in recognition of her charity, Cheryl's Trust, and Liam appeared every inch the proud partner as he couldn't take his eyes off the brunette beauty.

Cheryl and Liam's relationship appears to be going from strength to strength since it Cheryl recorded her new solo album. There they met up for dinner with music mogul Simon Cowell, who said the new couple were "madly in love".