And according to an eye-witness the duo seemed rather friendly.A source told Celebs Now: "Perrie was laughing at whatever Dougie was telling her.An insider told the Sunday Mirror: "They are getting on very well. "They're very close and both very keen on personal fitness and get on well with each other's friends too, so it looks very promising." Ellie remains close with her ex-boyfriend, Mc Fly star Dougie Poynter following their split in March. "But I think some things are just kind of unfinished, an unfinished story.Opening up on their relationship, the musician had nothing but praise for his former girlfriend. "At one point, they appeared to share a tender moment as Perrie leaned across to touch his arm."However, despite fans flocking to Twitter to gush about the duo something tells us they are overreacting."Perrie and Dougie are both each other’s type too it’s literally a relationship waiting to happen [sic]" one excited fan wrote.While another continued: "Perrie liked another photo on Dougie’s Instagram.And, according to a report in The Sun, her ex-boyfriend Dougie has been on hand to look after her. A source told the paper: "It’s been one of the toughest weeks in Ellie’s career and Dougie obviously knows her very well — and exactly how to comfort her.
When asked whether he's in a relationship with the "Burn" singer, Poynter admitted, "Yeah.Read more: Ellie Goulding makes for an arresting sight with Garda photo in Cork "Globe trotting can really take its toll on any relationship, but it’s especially hard when work regularly demands that both sides have to be away," the insider continued.The timing of the break seems a little strange as just a few months ago Ellie, 28, revealed she could see herself spending the rest of her life with Dougie.Dougie Lee Poynter (born 30 November 1987) is an English musician, songwriter, fashion model, clothing designer, author, actor and philanthropist.He is the bassist and youngest member of the pop rock band Mc Fly. In 2003, a then 15 year-old Poynter auditioned for and subsequently became the bass player for the English band Mc Fly.