Hicks ran into Horan in Marbella, where she was attending a bachelorette party. A photograph was taken, and the picture showed Hicks giggling as Horan whispered into her ear.
Hicks' boyfriend was angered after seeing the picture and gave Hicks the boot. Hicks insists that she brushed off Horan. She also says that she only spoke with Horan for 15 minutes and they didn't even share a kiss, according to The Sun
According to Unreality TV
, Hicks said that she thinks Horan was into her but she told him that she was engaged. She said after she told him that he moved on. Hicks did say that Horan seemed like a sweet boy.
According to Huffington Post
, Hicks said that Horan was not her type, She said Horan was too young, puny and too short. She said that regardless of that her fiance, Joe, feels embarrassed. Hicks said that she would do anything to get him back.
Joe confirmed the split and said "that it was hurtful seeing my fiancee with that boy". A One Direction spokesperson said that the band is always taking photos wherever they go and sometimes the photos are badly misrepresented.