Just because they have a baby together now, don't expect Liam Payne and Cheryl Cole to tie the knot anytime soon. In fact, the former One Direction star says marriage is "not really in the cards [for him]."

Catching up with Dan Wootton on The Sun reporter's Bizarre Life podcast on Thursday (May 17), the "Strip That Down" singer explained why he and his pop star girlfriend probably won't get hitched—at least not soon.

"I see marriage as more of a religious thing and I'm not really a religious person. So no, not yet, unfortunately," he shared, adding, "We have a baby together! Our love for each other can’t be more serious, so it is what it is I guess."

Meanwhile, in another interview with Radio 1Xtra, Payne revealed that it was his former 1D band-mate Niall Horan and Simon Cowell who helped hook up the two new parents together.

"It just came about one day. Niall came up to me and said, 'You’ll never guess who’s got a crush on you!' And I was like, 'Who?' He’s like, 'Cheryl.' Niall hooked it up. Simon kind of half hooked it up," he shared.

"I was saying something about Cheryl one night in Simon’s house, and he was like, 'I think I know who is going to be the future Mrs Payne,' and I was like 'Who are you on about?'" He was like, I’m not telling you, you’ll have to wait and see!'" Payne added. "They played cupid. If you ever need anything hooking up, those are your boys."

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