Ellie Goulding finally clears up what went down with the Niall Horan and Ed Sheeran love triangle

Suddenly, all those cryptic songs make sense.

By Bianca Mastroianni

There have been heaps of dating rumours surrounding Ellie Goulding with Ed Sheeran and Niall Horan respectively for what seems like forevz. But, as celebs usually do, they give nothing away other than ~cryptic~ messages in their songs.

Talking to Seventeen as this months cover girl, Ellie finally revealed the secrets behind her romantic life over the past few years. Speaking about Niall, she confirmed they were a ~thing~:

"We went on a few dates, and it was really fun. He's a really, really lovely guy. He's got the biggest sense of humor, he's very caring, and I see him as a genuine friend in the industry."

But if you care more about the whole 'cheating on Ed Sheeran with Niall drama' and his brutal AF song 'Dont,' with her 'On My Mind' retalliation song , she sort of dispells that rumour.

Ellie explains that she's known Ed "for a few years" and thinks "he's a really nice guy and a brilliant musician," clarifying that they "were never in a relationship" and that her song is one hundred per cent not about him.

Like we said, sort of dispells it. There is still no confirmation from Ed that his revenge song isn't about her.

Did they date though? Well...

"We've bumped into each other and we've hung out and stuff, but the thing is if I hang out with someone, it's instantly like I'm 'dating' them," says Ellie.

Ahhh, the dramz. Let a girl live.

Ellie has also announced to her fans that she is taking a well deserved break from music, but reassuirng that it isn't the end, according to USA Today.

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