The former factor! Newly single Maya Henry dines in London as the defiant model walks away from her abrupt split with Liam Payne, days after she confirmed a new romance with a lookalike influencer.
The familiar presence of Liam Payne was notably absent on Thursday night, as newly single Maya Henry went to great lengths to enjoy another social engagement without her ex-fiancé.
The Texan model turned heads as she left the London Mayfair branch of popular Japanese restaurant chain Nobu after dinner with friends.
Maya, 21, is understood to be staying in the English capital after her abrupt split from Only one direction Liam, but she was alone on her way to Park Lane after her last public appearance.
Solo artist: Liam Payne was notably absent Thursday night as newly single Maya Henry went to great lengths to enjoy another social engagement without her ex-fiancé
The young brunette looked stunning in an ivory blouse and high-waisted black pants as she prepared for the ride home.
She added to a sophisticated ensemble with black strappy heels, while makeup selected from a soft color palette drew attention to her naturally beautiful features.
Maya is said to be recovering from the collapse of her engagement to 28-year-old Liam, who has smoothly moved on with social media influencer Aliana Mawla.
Night out: The Texan model turned heads as she left the London Mayfair branch of popular Japanese restaurant chain Nobu after dinner with friends
Looking good: Maya looked stunning in a statement ivory blouse and high-waisted black pants as she got ready for the ride home
However, the singer is said to be wary of the furor surrounding his split and his rapidly developing new romance with Aliana, who lives in Florida.
said a source Sun: ‘None of this is what Liam wanted and it’s all gotten very public and quite messy.
‘He hopes that he and Maya can now go their separate ways. Those around him are concerned that she might talk about her relationship, and given how angry she is about her breaking up, that’s less than ideal.”
Devastated: Maya is said to be recovering from the collapse of her engagement to Liam, who has moved on smoothly with social media influencer Aliana Mawla
New love: The former One Direction star made his first public appearance with new girlfriend Aliana Mawla as they arrived at Heathrow Airport on Tuesday
A friend of the model recently denied that the former couple split a month ago, claiming that Liam’s new relationship had come as a shock to Maya, who only realized it after seeing photos of them together on social media.
said a source Mirror: ‘This is a big blow to Maya, she is arranging to get her belongings out of her house so she can move on and forget they were ever together.
‘To say you never meet someone is an understatement. They were engaged and he has shown her zero respect. He is now thinking about his next steps and building a new life without Liam.
MailOnline exclusively confirmed that Liam and Maya split after calling off their engagement in June 2021, only to rekindle their romance two months later.
There it is: brunette Aliana, who boasts 300,000 followers on Instagram, had previously starred in Liam’s 2018 music video for his collaboration with J.Balvin, Familiar.
In an interview with People, Liam recently admitted that the couple “went through a lot” in lockdown, but they’ve overcome their challenges.
He detailed: ‘I think we went through a lot in COVID. I feel like we’ve come out the other side a little bit stronger.
‘Most couples who have been married for years fought, right? So, I mean, we’re still very happy to be here together today.
Brunette Aliana, who has 300,000 followers on Instagram, had previously starred in Liam’s 2018 music video for his collaboration with J.Balvin, Familiar.
She is also believed to be in London after arriving at Heathrow Airport with Liam on Tuesday morning after a flight from Los Angeles.