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17 November 2019 16:41

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The Rugby player, 34, who is currently staring on X: Factor Celebrity with his band Try Star, looked coy as he left the London hotspot shortly before Nicole, 41. It's said Thom enjoyed a romantic date with Nicole earlier this week, with the pair having had 'great chemistry from the off'. Romance? Thom Evans partied with Nicole Scherzinger at Tape on Saturday night, hours after they were romantically linked Tom looked a little bleary-eyed as he left the club at 2.45am with his phone in hand. The hunky athlete had changed out of his leather trousers which he wore during Try Star's performance and into jeans and a simple grey t-shirt.

After exiting the club Thom made his way to the back of a taxi alone, while Nicole left Tape half an hour later. Chemistry: It's said Thom enjoyed a romantic date with Nicole earlier this week, with the pair having had 'great chemistry from the off' Worse for wear: Tom looked a little bleary-eyed as he left the club at 2.45am Rumours swirling: The Rugby player, 34, who is currently staring on X: Factor Celebrity with his band Try Star, looked coy as he left the celebrity hotspot Casually-clad: The hunky athlete had changed out of his leather trousers which he wore during Try Star's performance and into jeans and a simple grey t-shirt Home-time: After exiting the club, Thom made his way to the back of a taxi alone, while Nicole left Tape half an hour later Wow: Thom has been sending pulses soaring with his racy performances alongside fellow rugby players Leve Davis and Ben Foden (L-R) (pictured on Saturday) The pair's night out comes hours after The Sun on Sunday reported they had enjoyed a date earlier this week. They claim the duo flirted and texted for weeks before Thom eventually asked out the Don't Hold Your Breath hitmaker. A source told the publication: 'Thom is completely Nicole's type. Partying until the early hours: Nicole left the X Factor studios in a shimmering silver crop top and faded blue jeans before heading to Tape Sparks flying: It's reported Thom eventually asked out the Don't Hold Your Breath hitmaker after 'flirting and texting for weeks' Romance on the cards?

The insider continued to add that the pair had met up with friends over drinks during a fun night out, with the duo having the 'time of their lives.' They went on to say that both Nicole and Thom are wanting to concentrate on the ITV series for now, and then see what happens when the series wraps. Focused: Their alleged romance comes just days after Thom swore off sex until the end of the show so that he could give it his full concentration The source added that Nicole, who left the X Factor studios in a shimmering silver crop top and faded blue jeans on Saturday, 'deserves' to meet a 'lovely' guy, with pals of the star hoping the blossoming romance will develop. MailOnline have contacted representatives of Nicole and Thom for comment. Their alleged romance comes just days after Thom swore off sex until the end of the show so that he could give it his full concentration. Nicole split from her long-term boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov earlier this year.

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Meanwhile, Thom is best known for dating radio host Kelly Brook between 2010 and 2013. The rugby hunk went on to date Jessica Lowndes of 90210 fame, while he was also linked to Made In Chelsea star Caggie Dunlop. Nicole Scherzinger, 41, who was in a long-term relationship with Lewis Hamilton, is believed to have enjoyed a romantic evening with Thom Evans, 34, earlier in the week. The former rugby player is currently on The X Factor: Celebrity in group, Try Star, with Ben Foden and Levi Davis. The pair reportedly had "great chemistry from the off" and had been texting for a while before Thom asked out the former Pussycat Dolls band member. A source told The Sun: "Thom is completely Nicole's type. And for his part, Thom was smitten early on — he's always said Nicole is one of the most beautiful women in the world. "He fancied her long before meeting her on the show. "And after weeks of texting, Thom finally plucked up the courage to ask her out, and took her for dinner." READ MORE: Claudia Winkleman: Strictly host reveals show exit plan with Tess Daly X FACTOR: Celebrity viewers were furious after Nicole Scherzinger said she wants to get naked while lusting over Try Star's Thom Evans. The rugby band - made up of Thom Evans, Ben Foden, and Levi Davis - put on their sexiest performance to date as they danced to X Ambassadors' Boom as rain poured down on them. 5 Nicole lusted over Thom, Levi and Ben after they were drenched with water Credit: ITV By the end of the performance all bandmates were shirtless, much to the delight of the former Pussycat Dolls singer. In her feedback, she said: "Wow, as far as I'm concerned you guys can boom boom boom however you want want want. "Seriously that was one of my favourite performances, not because you're hot and wet and naked, but because your performance was crazy. "Rain never looked better in London. And I thought it was very tasteful. I just want to say that I'm having the time of my life." 5 The singer is secretly dating Thom Evans, according to show sources Credit: ITV 5 Viewers were furious of her sexualising the guys so much Credit: ITV She then blurted out: "I want to get naked! I want to get naked with them!" Viewers were not impressed with the lustful display and took to Twitter to call out the behaviour. One person wrote: "If Simon were to swoon over V5 like nicole just did over tristar there would be hell." Another added: "So if a man was being as sexualised toward a group of 3 women as Nicole Scherzinger was to those 3 Rugby guys.... 5 Viewers pointed out the double standards in the comments Credit: ITV A third said: "Stop your sexist comments Nicole! Imagine Louie saying that over V5!" This comes after The Sun on Sunday revealed Nicole is dating Scottish hunk Thom Evans. The star - who split from tennis ace Grigor Dimitrov this year - enjoyed a romantic evening with the former rugby player in London earlier this week. Insiders on the show said the pair flirted for weeks before he finally asked the singer out. 5 Nicole and the rugby star's secret date went well, says show insiders Credit: ITV An ITV source said: "Thom is completely Nicole's type. And for his part, Thom was smitten early on - he's always said Nicole is one of the most beautiful women in the world. "He fancied her long before meeting her on the show. He was initially a bit nervous about starting something up and ruining his chances on the series, but they had great chemistry from the off. MOST READ IN TV AND SHOWBIZ 'I can't cope' Strictly viewers left 'annoyed' by Tess Daly's 'falling' shoulder strap Exclusive KATE'S HEARTBREAK Katie Price will spend Xmas alone abroad as her kids celebrate with dads THEIR OWN FARM Inside Emmerdale couple Jeff Hordley and Zoe's Henry's cottage SIDE SPLITTING Rochelle Humes bursts zip on Sunday Brunch after 'breathing out too much' A-MAIS-ING EastEnders' Maisie Smith's transformation from child star to Strictly CiN champ CHA-CHA-MA Oti Mabuse cries as Kelvin Fletcher surprises her by bringing mum to Blackpool "And after weeks of texting, Thom finally plucked up the courage to ask her out, and took her for dinner. "They met up with friends, all had drinks, and were laughing and joking the whole night. They looked to be having the time of their lives. "They both want to focus on the series for now though, and then see what may or may not progress once the show has wrapped. But Nicole deserves to meet someone lovely and everyone is hopeful this will work out."