“He’s really sweet, and he’s one of my really good friends now,” she recently said.
“I am single at the moment, and I plan to be for a long time because I need to focus on my career and myself and my well-being before I think about getting in a relationship.”
Romance rumors were sparked when Demi called the 18-year-old Irishman “adorable” during an interview.
In addition, Niall has reportedly revealed that they’ve been communicating via Skype.
“Demi’s a cool girl – she’s really nice. I don’t know what’s going to happen,” he said.
Lovato is currently a judge on the X Factor show.