While they may have been doing that, a fan spotted them at The Station Hotel near where Ed grew up, and they were going out just as friends.
The rep for Scherzinger, a former Pussycat Doll, has confirmed to The Sun that "there has been nothing romantic about the two performers' get-togethers." So, I'm sorry to all those Ed and Nicole supporters out there.
Just one request -- even though they may not be BF/GF, can they keep posting adorable photos like this?
Nicole, who split from longtime boyfriend Lewis Hamilton earlier this year, was said to be drawn to Ed's music over the last few months to help her deal with the heartbreak, but after spending time with Ed, she realized he was "the male version of her.”