It has certainly been the best of times and the worst of times for Caroline Flack.
She has been branded a cougar and sent death threats from die-hard One Direction fans furious about a potential romance with floppy haired Harry Styles.
But on the plus side the 32-year-old Xtra Factor host seems to have got her teenager after the 17-year-old was pictured leaving her house with an overnight bag this week.
Yesterday: A slightly dishevelled Caroline Flack is spotted leaving a central London office wearing her favourite pair of shorts
Caroline, who defended any potential relationship with her teenage suitor, was seen returning home today in exactly the same pair of shorts she left in 24 hours earlier.
Yesterday the TV starlet was spotted in a light green jacket, towering heels, clutching a large overnight bag all teamed with those black shorts.
And this morning a rather glum-faced Caroline was spotted in the very same shorts, with a different handbag, returning to her London home.
On her way out: Caroline Flack is seen clutching an overnight bag yesterday afternoon
Perhaps the presenter has decided to avoid having overnight guests at her own place after photographers spotted pint-sized budding popstar Harry leaving her home on Wednesday morning.
Earlier on Tuesday Caroline had been spotted buying food and wine for what appeared to be a romantic evening in - even though Harry is not legally old enough to drink.
This morning: The Xtra Factor presenter arrives home this morning, sporting her favourite fashion item, those black shorts
Clutching yet another large satchel Caroline looked decidedly happier than when she arrived home just hours earlier.
Caroline and her unlikely toyboy first sparked speculation of a romance back in October, when they shared a drunken kiss at a party and were caught on camera flirting during the reality series spin-off show broadcast on ITV2.
Late night Caroline? The 32-year-old may have been put off having overnight guests after One Direction's Harry Styles was spotted leaving her place on Wednesday morning
Ready to go! Caroline Flack steps out later this morning in another pair of very short shorts clutching bags of gifts
Christmas gifts Caroline? The Xtra Factor presenter holds Mulberry gift bags with Christmas ribbons on
Just before the sleepover much speculation of are they or aren't they flooded the internet.
In response Caroline maintained she has done nothing wrong and that people simply 'aren't accepting of big age gaps'.
Earlier this week: A fuzzy-haired Harry Styles leaves Caroline Flack's house on Wednesday, the 32-year-old presenter is seen leaving hours later
Out together: Caroline Flack and Harry Styles were spotted enjoying an intimate dinner together at the St Martins Lane hotel on November 15
Defending the 15 years between them, she told Now magazine: 'I keep thinking, "What have I done wrong?" But I haven’t done anything wrong.
'What’s hard for me to get my head around is people saying it’s disgusting. I don’t think it is.'
In 2009, Flack was rumoured to be dating Prince Harry, but she later claimed he was just a friend who she confided in following the breakdown of her three-year relationship with The Holloways drummer Dave Danger