Nicole Scherzinger: Thom Evans ‘massive crush’ on star ‘caused tension’ for ex Kelly Brook

The X Factor: Celebrity judge Nicole Scherzinger has been rumoured to be dating rugby turned wannabe pop star Thom Evans for weeks. And now a new source is claiming that his desire for Nicole goes back years to when he was dating Kelly Brook.

In an exclusive article in OK! Magazine it is claimed that Thom has “always had a thing” for the former Pussycat Doll.

The source continued: “He’s been very open about it, even when he was with Kelly Brook.

“It used to cause tension as her previous boyfriend, Danny Cipriani, also had a soft spot for Nicole.” has contacted Nicole Scherzinger, Thom Evans and Kelly Brook’s representatives for comment.

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“The look on Thom’s face said it all. I think he was terrified … I had another miscarriage after a few week.”

Kelly is now in a long term relationship with Frenchman Jeremy Parisi.

Thom gushed in an interview with the Mail Online about how he feels about rumoured new girlfriend Nicole.

He said: “She’s stunning. And has [romance] crossed my mind? Yes. But we don’t have much time.”