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Justin Bieber was left red faced earlier this week when he forgot the words to the Spanish hit song 'Despacito' remix.
Justin Bieber forgot the words to the Spanish hit song 'Despacito' remix he features on during a surprise gig in New York City on Tuesday (23.05.17).
The 23-year-old singer was left red faced and forced to sing ''blah blah blah blah'' after his mind went blank while performing the catchy track at 1 OAK in the Big Apple.
Although the hunk only managed to remember the chorus, fans seemingly let him off the hook as the performance wasn't planned and may have contributed to his mind blank.
Continue reading: Justin Bieber Forgets Words To New Song
The boyband member has given fans worldwide new hope
Niall Horan has raised the hopes of all One Directioners across the world in his latest interview by revealing the band still has "albums left to do". The Irish member of the four-piece outfit said he and the boys will be releasing more material with the man who made their success possible: Simon Cowell.
Niall believes One Direction will reunite
During an interview with The Sun, the Slow Hands singer denied talks of a split and said the band was still on a hiatus and would be returning after each member had brought their own solo music out and they each had had a chance to tour.
Continue reading: Niall Horan Says One Direction Still Have "Albums Left To Do"
Liam Payne is set to produce his own album.
Liam Payne is set to produce his own album.
The 23-year-old singer - who is known for being a member of the popular boyband One Direction alongside Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan - is in the studio working on his debut LP, which he is rumoured to be working on with DJs and other producers to educate him about producing.
Producer Digital Farm Animals - real name Nicholas Gale - teased the news to the Daily Star newspaper, he said: ''I've been doing a lot with Liam.
Continue reading: Liam Payne Is Set To Produce His Own Album
The video is for their new single 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'.
Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift finally unveiled the official video for their 'Fifty Shades Darker' song 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' yesterday (January 26th 2017). It was shot at London's St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel and has the perfect amount of romantic tension for the corresponding movie.
Taylor Swift and Zayn unveil 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' video
Directed by Grant Singer, the video sees the pop superstars enjoying the luxuries of celebrity - hotels, champagne, paparazzi - but knowing it's not enough when they are apart. It's classy and it's sexy, an elegant veil over the otherwise hair-raisingly erotic content of the film itself.
The former 1D man spoke in a new radio interview about the passing of his mum, Johannah Deakin, and his emotional performance on 'The X Factor' just days afterward.
A little over a month after the death of his mother at the tragically young age of 43, Louis Tomlinson has spoken about the matter for the first time publicly, revealing that he wanted to “throw the towel in” on his singing career but that a “stern warning” from her before her passing made him continue.
The 25 year old former One Direction star lost his mother, Johannah Deakin, to leukaemia in early December – just days before he launched his solo career with an emotional appearance on ‘The X Factor’.
Louis Tomlinson with his mother, Johannah Deakin, in 2015
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Speaks About His Mother's Death For The First Time
Gigi was reported to have turned down a marriage proposal from Zayn last month.
Gigi Hadid was spotted out in New York on Monday, wearing a ring on her wedding finger
On Monday Gigi was spotted out and about in New York wearing a simple band on her wedding finger, causing fans to wonder if the couple had taken a giant leap forward in their relationship.
You did read that correctly - Bradley Walsh's 'Chasing Dreams' outsold Zayn Malik, Blossoms and Jack Garratt.
Sadly, this isn’t April Fool’s Day. Bradley Walsh scored the biggest selling debut album by a British act in 2016 with his record Chasing Dreams. That’s right: TV presenter Bradley Walsh.
The 56 year old host of ITV gameshow ‘The Chase’ outsold the likes of indie act Blossoms, singer-songwriter Jack Garratt and even former One Direction star Zayn Malik to become the only new British act to achieve a gold record in 2016.
Chasing Dreams, an album of covers of jazz standards such as ‘That’s Life’ and ‘Mr. Bojangles’, in addition to the title track which is an original composition, shifted 111,650 copies since it was released by Sony CG in October, according to Music Business Worldwide. It reached no.10 in the British charts, but has remained popular enough to be the 57th best-selling album of the year.
Continue reading: Bradley Walsh Scores Highest Selling British Debut Album Of 2016
Taylor Swift smashed a bathroom mirror when she filmed the music video for 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'.
Taylor Swift smashed a bathroom mirror when she filmed the music video for 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'.
The 27-year-old singer and Zayn Malik have joined forces on their new single, which is set to feature on the soundtrack of the upcoming erotic movie 'Fifty Shades Darker', and it has been reported by the Mail Online the pair caused utter chaos in London's five-star hotel St Pancras Renaissance where the shot the accompanying video for their song.
A source said: ''Taylor had to light the curtains on fire for her part. The smoke alarms were turned off on the nearby floors so that the building didn't have to be evacuated.
Continue reading: Taylor Swift Smashes London Hotel Filming New Music Video
Hiddleswift may not have survived, but these celeb romances lasted the year and we couldn’t be happier.
This year we’ve endured many devastating celeb break-ups, from Brangelina to the short-lived Hiddleswift phenomenon. But 2016 has also given us plenty of new celeb couples to root for, including a prince and a TV star and a couple who fell in love again after three years apart.
Cheryl and Liam Payne
Cheryl and Liam's friendship blossomed into love in 2016
Continue reading: Our Favourite Celeb Relationships That Survived 2016
The model and the ex-One Direction member have been dating for less than a year.
US magazine Life and Style reports that Zayn got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend of less than a year, but the 21-year-old model turned him down.
Did Gigi turn down Zayn’s marriage proposal?
Continue reading: Did Gigi Hadid Turn Down Zayn's Marriage Proposal?
Rocketing to the top of the iTunes chart in under an hour, the song is taken from the 'Fifty Shades Darker' soundtrack.
Taylor Swift has released her first new music of 2016, unleashing a surprise collaboration with former One Direction member Zayn Malik in the form of a single called ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’, taken from the upcoming Fifty Shades Darker movie soundtrack.
The new track appeared without any fanfare in the U.S. iTunes store just before midnight on Thursday night (December 8th), and within in an hour it had skyrocketed to the top of the iTunes chart.
The girls were performing break-up anthem ‘Shout Out To My Ex’.
The band were performing single ‘Shout Out To My Ex’, when a fan interrupted Perrie’s verse to shout: “Zayn Malik is a little b***h", much to the girls' amusement.
Continue reading: Watch Little Mix Have A Laughing Fit After Fan Calls Zayn A 'B***h'
The former One Direction bandmates were reunited at the ceremony, over a year after Zayn left the group.
In a video shared on Twitter, Niall is seen coyly approaching Zayn as he walks past him in the audience.
Continue reading: Watch Zayn Malik And Niall Horan Share An Awkward Handshake At The AMAs
The first version of the break-up anthem was reportedly a little more explicit.
In the song the girls sing: “Heard he in love with some other chick, yeah that hurt me I admit ... I hope she gettin’ better sex, hope she ain’t fakin’ it like I did, took four long years to call it quits, forget that boy I’m over it.”
But according to Australian site, News.Au, the song’s original lyrics were more explicit.
The Little Mix singer says there’s more to tell about her break up.
Appearing on ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’ on ITV, Perrie said that although she’s spoken about aspects of the break up, she could never go into detail because it’s too personal.
Perrie Edwards will never give the full details of her split from Zayn
Adele's net worth has more than doubled to £92 million in 2016, according to Heat magazine's annual list.
2016 just seems to keep delivering more great news for Adele, as it’s been revealed that she’s more than doubled her net worth to be named as the richest British celebrity under the age of 30, knocking One Direction’s band members from the top of the list.
The 28 year old singer, currently nearing the end of her extensive Adele Live 2016 tour, was ranked top of Heat magazine’s annual list with an estimated wealth of £92 million – a figure that is easily over twice as much as she was worth last year (£38 million).
Adele at the 2016 Brit Awards
Continue reading: Adele Named Richest British Celebrity Under 30
The singer could be more than just executive producer on 'Boys'.
Zayn Malik could be set to star in NBC boyband drama 'Boys', after previously announcing his involvement as an executive producer. The former One Direction star has never before had an acting role, so this could be whole new territory for the 'Pillow Talk' hitmaker.
Zayn Malik is exec producer on 'Boys'
Reports suggest that Zayn Malik is following in the footsteps of his former bandmate Harry Styles, who is set to make his film debut on the Christopher Nolan war drama 'Dunkirk' next year. Zayn's sights are set on the small screen with an American TV show about a fictitious boyband.
Continue reading: Will Zayn Malik Make His Acting Debut In Boyband TV Series?
The former One Direction star also said that, if he could do it all over again, he wouldn't have signed up for the band until he was a bit older.
Zayn Malik has spoken some more about his much-publicised struggles with anxiety, saying in a new interview that admitting to suffering from it is seen “like a weakness”.
The 23 year old former One Direction singer cancelled a number of scheduled high-profile live performances, such as the Summertime Ball at Wembley Stadium in June, and a huge gig in Dubai in September, because of what he described as “extreme anxiety”.
Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid at the Met Gala 2016
Continue reading: Zayn Malik Says People Perceive Anxiety As "Weakness"
In an excerpt from his newly-released autobiography, 23 year old Zayn revealed his battle with an eating disorder during his five years in 1D.
The 23 year old British-born singer is publishing his autobiography, simply titled ‘ZAYN’, on Tuesday (November 1st), and a segment of it sees him reveal the extent to which the condition affected him, with periods of up to three days at a time during which he would not eat.
This was down to the band’s hectic schedule disrupting his eating patterns, and also because of Zayn’s desire to exercise control over his situation at the expense of his weight.
Continue reading: Zayn Malik Reveals Eating Disorder During His Years In One Direction
Former 1D star releases a sample of first solo material
The 23-year-old is the third member of the five to release solo material after Niall Horan, who himself has recently been making the headlines after admitting to having a crush on Ellie Goulding, and Zayn Malik -the latter, of course, triggering a mini-crises in the group after his departure from 1D in March 2015.
Liam Payne and Cherly leave Salmontini restaurant in Belgravia, London
Continue reading: Liam Payne Teases Fans With Solo Material
Liam Payne is set to collaborate with Louis Tomlinson on a new single, although it has yet to be confirmed who the track was written for.
The One Direction band members have joined forces on a forthcoming track one year after the 'History' hitmakers decided to go on an extended hiatus, and the pair have penned the song together, which is called 'Something That Scares Me About Love'.
Although it is unknown who the duo penned the song for, musical director Tim Crooks has revealed he is desperate to work with 23-year-old Liam again.
Continue reading: Liam Payne Will Collaborate With Louis Tomlinson On A New Single
On Friday the ‘212’ rapper publicly apologised to Zayn for the racist tweets she had directed towards him in May.
Banks was banned from twitter in May after unleashing a racist and homophobic tirade against the former On Direction star.
But on Friday she issues a lengthily apology to Malik and “all those I hurt and offended.”
Continue reading: Azealia Banks Now Wants To Work With Zayn Malik After Issuing Apology
In an open letter Banks said she has taken “accountability” for her actions.
In an open letter posted on her Instagram account Banks explained she had lashed out at Malik after mistaking a tweet he had posted to be a “personal attack” on her.
Azealia Banks has apologised to Zayn Malik
Perrie dated the former One Direction star for four years, before an acrimonious split last summer.
Perrie did not name Zayn Malik as the ex in question, but the singer has been opening up a lot more about the end of their relationship in recent weeks.
Perrie Edwards once had an airport meltdown over an ex
Perrie and Zayn’s engagement ended in 2015, after four years together.
Zayn has previously denied dumping Perrie by SMS, but a leaked extracted from Little Mix’s forthcoming autobiography says otherwise.
Perrie Edwards seems to have confirmed Zayn did dump her over text message
Continue reading: Perrie Edwards Confirms Zayn Did Break Up With Her Via Text Message
Zayn’s upcoming autobiography promises to be full of juicy revelations.
In an excerpt from his upcoming autobiography Zayn, obtained by NME, the singer says that sex was a subject he could ever touch while in the squeaky-clean boyband.
Zayn Malik is happy he can now talk about sex
Malik's book, simply titled 'Zayn', is published on November 1st, and excerpts were published today via the NME.
Zayn Malik appears to have a few choice words for his former One Direction bandmates, in new excerpts from his forthcoming autobiography in which he claims he is relieved to be able to sing about sex in his music now that he’s gone solo.
According to selected parts of the 23 year old’s upcoming book obtained by the NME, he speaks more about the sense of artistic restriction during his time in the world-famous British boyband.
Zayn Malik's book, 'Zayn', is released on November 1st
Continue reading: Zayn Malik Admits Relief That He Can Now Sing About Sex
‘Shout Out To My Ex’ has some very interesting lyrics.
The track, which will debut on on next Sunday’s 'X Factor', has lyrics about faking orgasms and sees Perrie seemingly admit she’s unsure wether she really ever loved Zayn anyway.
Perrie Edwards has made her feeling about Zayn clear on new song, 'Shout Out To My Ex'
Continue reading: Has Perrie Edwards Taken A Swipe At Zayn Malik On New Single?
Harry, Liam and Louis congratulated Liam on his first solo single, but Zayn stayed quiet.
It comes after Niall Horan released his debut solo singe ‘This Town’ on Thursday and was congratulated by his three bandmates, while Zayn stayed noticeably quiet.
The former One Direction star has been open in the past about his struggles with fame.
Despite being an ex member of the world’s biggest boyband, Zayn Malik doesn't think of himself as a celebrity, in fact he hates the word.
Speaking to High Snobiety magazine, the former One Direction star said that he can see the “bulls**t” that comes with fame “a mille off” and is careful not to fall into the trappings of stardom.
Zayn Malik hates the word celebrity
Continue reading: Zayn Malik "Hates" The Word Celebrity
Luke is said to have been telling friends he’s definitely not dating Perrie.
Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards and ‘Musketeers’ actor Luke Pasqualino have reportedly put an end to their budding romance less than a month after it began. The couple were said to have had their first date in August when they attended Aladdin together in London’s West End, but now things look like they're over already.
Perrie Edwards and Luke Pasqualino’s budding romance is over already
But despite reports at the time saying the pair had “really hit it off”, it seems Luke is very much single. The Sun reports that Luke, who is currently filming Snatch in Manchester, has been more than open about his relationship status on set.
Continue reading: Perrie Edwards And Luke Pasqualino Have Ended Their Budding Romance
The 23-year-old will publish his first book in November.
Zayn Malik is set to launch his first autobiography this Fall. Entitled 'Zayn', it will explore his growing up in West Yorkshire through to becoming a global superstar with One Direction and beyond. The book will also contain a collection of notes, illustrations and photographs.
Zayn Malik is set to launch his memoirs
He may only be 23-years-old, but Zayn's camp believe he's lived enough to fill a book what with his modest beginnings growing up in a working-class Bradford household, through to auditioning on 'The X Factor' and becoming a worldwide sensation with One Direction, before going solo with record-breaking debut single 'Pillowtalk'.
Continue reading: Zayn Malik To Release Autobiography Named After His Mononym
He speaks! The former 1D member gets back on social media for the first time since his split from the group last month.
After nearly a month of social media silence, former One Direction member Zayn Malik has tweeted for the first time since his departure from the group in the middle of the South East Asian leg of their world tour.
“Wanna say thanks to everyone that's been there for me over the last few weeks,” he wrote. “Love you all.. you know who you are x.” Nothing too profound or revelatory, but it’s a sign that the 22 year old is ready to re-engage with the world and, perhaps, some word of solo material.
Zayn Malik at the Asian Awards with his mother
The former One Directioner attended the event at London's Grosvenor House Hotel on Friday.
Zayn Malik has made his first public appearance since leaving One Direction, at the fifth Annual Asian Awards. The 22 year old debut a new shaved hairstyle at the event, where he was accompanied by his mother Trisha Malik.
Zayn was accompanied to the event by his mother, Trisha.
The 22-year-old was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Music at the ceremony, which was held at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Accepting the award Zayn referenced his time in the million selling pop group and thanked his former bandmates.
Zayn left the band last month and is said to be now pursuing a solo career.
We knew it would happen one day, but One Direction have officially picked up the pieces and moved on since saying goodbye to Zayn Malik last month. In news which might be upsetting to some, the group have just released their first official photo as a four piece, showing life will go on for the boyband after Zayn's departure.
The new One Direction, minus Zayn Malik
In the pic Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson stand against a plain background and appear to look a little apprehensive about their future. While some have described the image as a little on the depressing side, the band do seem to be getting on with things as normal and have even begun recording their fifth album.
The boys have given their first interview since the departure of Zayn Malik.
It’s been a tough couple of weeks for One Direction and the group’s legion of fans, but it seems the boys are beginning to come to terms with Zayn Malik's exit. Speaking for the first time since Zayn's departure, the band assured fans they would continue, despite going from a five piece to a four some in the past month.
Don't cry fans: One Direction will carry on without Zayn Malik.
Speaking to The Sun newspaper Liam Payne said, “We’re gutted that Zayn chose to leave but now after a few performances as a four piece, we’re feeling confident and are determined to carry on stronger than ever.”
The emergence of the demo track, which was falsely believed to be new solo material from the ex-One Direction member, has seen many fans unfollow the star on social media.
Following the sudden emergence of an unheard “solo track” online yesterday, ex-One Direction member Zayn Malik has suffered a decline in his social media following.
After British producer Naughty Boy tweeted a link to a song on SoundCloud called ‘I Won’t Mind’, featuring his music and Zayn on vocals, the former boyband member has seen over 50,000 of his fans unfollow him on Twitter since Tuesday.
Zayn Malik has lost 50,000 fans from his Twitter following
Continue reading: Zayn Malik Loses 50000 Twitter Followers As A Result Of 'Solo Track'
Don't worry, Directioners, the show must go on.
First they were afraid, they were petrified, kept thinking they could never live without him by their side... but One Direction seem to have moved on from Zayn Malik’s departure fairly quickly. So says Niall Horan, in a series of tweets which revealed that the band is already planning a return to the studio.
One Direction are now going in separate directions.
He wrote: "Had a sit down last night with the label, started organising our writing sessions for the next album! F**k yeaaaahhhh! Can't wait!"
Continue reading: One Direction Moving On After Zayn Malik's Departure
After breaking hearts by announcing his departure from One Direction, is Zayn Malik about to embark on a lucrative solo career?
Zayn Malik’s plans of leading the life of a normal 22 year old might have hit bit of a roadblock, as it appears the former One Directioner is about to embark on a solo career. Zayn sent One Direction fans into a meltdown on Wednesday when he announced his departure from the boyband, after previously being signed off the group’s current tour due to stress.
In announcing his departure from the band Malik said in a statement, "My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined. But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. I'd like to apologise to the fans if I've let anyone down, but I have to do what feels right in my heart.”
Simon Cowell shows his support for Dermot O'Leary via Twitter after the presenter announces he is leaving 'The X-Factor'.
Simon Cowell has praised Dermot O'Leary after the presenter announced he would no longer be hosting The X-Factor. 41-year-old Leary announced he would be leaving the show on Friday (27th March). The presenter, who has hosted the show for eight years since taking over from Kate Thornton in 2007, informed fans of his decision on Twitter.
Simon Cowell has praised Dermot O'Leary after the presenter announced he is leaving The X Factor.
Take a look at Billy Zane's 'Funny or Die skit in which he feigns confusion as to the frequent, yet misspelled, references to his name online.
Billy Zane poked fun at One Direction fans whilst appearing in a skit for Funny or Die. The Titanic actor feigned surprise at the amount of tweets which seemingly referred to him, expressing some displeasure at the misspelling of 'Zane'. The tweets were, of course, about the departure of Zayn Malik from One Direction but, taken out of context, the over reaction of 1D's fans is even more amusing.
Zane or Zayn? Billy Zane (L) jokes about Zayn Malik's (R) departure from One Direction in his Funny or Die sketch.
It’s certainly been an emotional week for One Direction fans…
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is single again, after splitting from his girlfriend of nearly four years Eleanor Calder. The couple’s split was confirmed after tabloids published pictures claiming to be of the 23 year old and a ‘mystery brunette’ over the weekend.
The boys all together late last year.
"Louis and Eleanor split up two weeks ago," a rep for the band confirmed to E! News. "They have not announced this as they wanted some privacy during this time.”
Zayn left the band’s tour in Asia days after he was accused of cheating on fiancée PerrIe Edwards following the publication of pictures showing him partying with another woman.
The future of the world’s biggest boyband One Direction could be in doubt, following a difficult week for the group which culminated in Zayn Malik leaving their 'On The Road Again' tour due to stress. The singer, who is engaged to Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards, had been accused of cheating on his fiancée last week, while the band were on tour in Asia.
Zayn left the 1D tour on Thursday
Zayn’s departure from the tour was announced on Thursday by the band’s publicist Simon Jones who delivered the news on Twitter writing, "1D statement: Zayn has been signed off with stress and is flying back to the UK to recuperate. The band wish him well and will continue with their performances in Manila and Jakarta.” The 22 year old has since been spotted arriving home to Heathrow.
Zayn Malik is taking a break from One Direction's tour and is returning to the UK. The news has been confirmed by the band's representative.
Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction's tour and heading back to the UK. 22-year-old Malik has been signed off with stress. Malik will miss the next three tour dates in Manila and Jakarta. He is hoping to return to perform with the rest of the band in Johannesburg on 28th March for the last four concerts on their world tour. Simon Jones, One Direction's publicist, released a short statement on Twitter. "1D statement: Zayn has been signed off with stress and is flying back to the UK to recuperate. The band wish him well and will continue with their performances in Manila and Jakarta," Jones wrote on Twitter.
Zayn Malik has been signed off with stress.
Read More: Louis Tomlinson Slams The Voice On Twitter.
The 1D star is annoyed at the BBC show for continually criticising 'The X Factor'.
One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson is tired of ‘The Voice’ continually slagging off ‘The X Factor’. Ahead of the BBC’s flagship talent contest making its reappearance this Saturday (January 10th), the boyband member suggested that there wasn’t even a contest between the two programmes.
The 23 year old star aired his grievances on Twitter, where he vented: “Is bad mouthing The X Factor the only way The Voice knows how to promo their show? #everyyear.” Later, he said: "it's like Accrington Stanley trying to compete with Real Madrid.”
Louis Tomlinson is angry with 'The Voice' for continually slagging 'The X Factor' for promotion
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Slams 'The Voice' On Twitter
The 21 year-old singer is "really angry" the rest of the band were asked questions about false rumours implying he has issues with drugs.
Zayn Malik was nowhere to be seen when One Direction kicked off their promotional tour for their newest album 'Four,' released today, with an appearance on the 'Today' show in Orlando this morning (Nov 17th), but this does not mean he has a drug problem!
Zayn [second from the left] missed One Direction's 'Today' show performance this morning
Prior to their performance, the 'Today' show host Matt Lauer quizzed the rest of the band about Zayn's whereabouts, and implied the 21 year-old singer was absent due to struggling with substance abuse issues.
The 21 year-old singer's unexpected absence forced the rest of the band to clarify that he is simply ill and not suffering with substance abuse issues.
One Direction kicked off their promotional tour for their newest album 'Four,' released today, by appearing on the 'Today' show in Orlando this morning (Nov 17th), but the 15,000 strong crowd gathered to see the band's performance noticed that they were one man short.
Zayn [second from the left] missed One Direction's 'Today' show performance this morning
Zayn Malik was nowhere to be seen during the band's morning show appearance, and since this isn't the first time he has been a no show, rumours quickly began circling that the 21-year-old singer is struggling with substance abuse issues.
Will the world's cutest chimpanzee make you watch One Direction's new video?
We never thought we'd be going 'Awwwwww!' while looking at pictures of One Direction, but the hairy co-star of their forthcoming new music video 'Steal My Girl' is killing us with unwavering cuteness. Those easily overwhelmed, look away now.
It was surprising, not to mention mildly amusing, when it was announced that Danny DeVito would be making an appearance in the video - it made us, admittedly, a little bit curious. But now that we've seen the other special guest on the set, a sunglasses-wearing chimpanzee, we're eager to see him in action.
The 21 year-old singer reveals how the comedian congratulated One Direction for their performance at the Olympics closing ceremony in 2012.
When a young man needs some much needed advice on the risks of unprotected sex, Russell Brand is the last person you'd expect dishing out some valuable tips. However, the British comedian must have thought he was up to the job when he met One Direction's Zayn Malik.
Malik recalled getting advice off Russell Brand in 1D's new autobiography 'Who We Are'
The 21 year-old singer, who forms one fifth of the beloved boy band, recalled meeting Brand backstage at the 2012 Olympics in an extract from 1D's new autobiography 'Who We Are,' published by The Sun on Sunday newspaper, and described the incident as one of the "maddest times" he had ever experienced.
One Direction member expresses support for Palestine and upsets Israeli fans
The tweet has received well over 150,000 retweets and favourites since he wrote it, but he has received a great deal of abuse from fans in Israel and from those sympathising with Israelis. Many fans even urged Zayn to “kill yourself” in response.
Zayn Malik causes Twitter controversy by commenting on Israel-Palestine conflict
Continue reading: Zayn Malik Told To Kill Himself After Controversial Tweet
Once again, One Direction have become front page news, but do people really find their recent drugs 'scandal' shocking?
Being caught with a joint is really nothing new in the world of pop, especially amongst those aggressively seeking a change of image that will subsequently add a semblance of ‘edge’ to their persona. For child stars especially, in attempts to free themselves from their enforced clean-cut youth and iconic childhood roles, to indulge in the smoking of marijuana is the go-to method of both distancing oneself from the past and declaring oneself as a fully independent adult.
The group have come under fire from the tabloids for Zayn and Louis' actions.
The celebrity world abounds with examples of such exploits. Remember the media storm over Justin Bieber’s incident with a “suspicious cigarette” or Miley Cyrus’ bong exploits, which have now evolved into her free and consistent utilization of marijuana symbolism? The celebrity media loves a scandal more than a Republican loves his right to bear firearms, but whilst the current One Direction drug ‘scandal’ has rather predictably been plastered all over the tabloid’s front pages, the majority of the public greets it with a collective shrug of the shoulders. They are, after all, adolescents- the prime age for indulging in experimentation with illicit substances and activities. Most adults will have indulged in similar instances of experimentation with an array substances at a similar age to these patchy-bearded pop stars. In terms of the pop world, this particular act has been seen many times before; so many times, in fact, that the whole ‘rebellion’ phase is part and parcel of the child actor discourse. Some take it just a little too far, and the ensuing descent into drugs has unfortunately claimed the lives of many of Hollywood’s exploited youngsters.
Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction - One Direction perform in Edinburgh tonight as part of their 'Where We Are Stadium Tour 2014' to thousands of fans at Murrayfield Stadium - Edinburgh, United Kingdom - Tuesday 3rd June 2014
A video of One Direction members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson purportedly smoking weed has been leaked. Will it damage the band's reputation and popularity?
It’s the leaked video that everyone’s been talking about, but will JointGate damage One Direction’s pristine reputation? The boys have carved out a pretty clean cut image for themselves, could Louis and Zayn (now dubbed 'Zouis' by fans) have bought down the 1D Kingdom with a few little tokes?
First things first, what actually happened? Well, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson, who make up 2/5 of the world’s most successful boyband One Direction, were caught on tape alledgedly smoking cannabis in Peru. The leaked video, which was published by the MailOnline, was allegedly filmed on April 27 as the 1D singers were on their way to perform at the Estadio Nacional in Lima, Peru.
Continue reading: How *That* Video Will Damage One Direction's Popularity
The One Direction star is seen puffing on a joint in Peru in a new video.
Louis Tomlinson of One Direction has come under fire for not only sharing a marijuana joint with fellow band member Zayn Malik but also using a shortened version of the N-word in the same leaked video. The new clip has sent shockwaves through One Direction's young fanbase as it presents a very different image to that of the usually squeaky clean singers.
Filmed in the car on the way to a recent concert in Peru, the clip shows Zayn and Louis joking around with members of their crew and passing around a joint which is referred to as "Mary Jane," a euphemism for weed. Feathers have also been ruffled by Louis' flippant attitude towards police that they pass and is heard referring to the law enforcers as the "po po."
Tomlinson is heard seeming to say "It's green only, n**" and blowing spoke whilst sharing the joint with the other passengers. A motorcycle police officer drives past and Louis says: "He's having a look. He's thinking 'I'm sure I can smell an illegal substance in there'. And he's hit the nail on the head."
Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction - The Brit Awards 2014 held at the O2 - Performances and Ceremony - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 19th February 2014
The French music community said "non!" to the boys at the 15th NRJ Awards
One Direction were booed as they took to the stage at the NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France, last week (14 Dec.). The British boy band were met with jeers when they took to the stage to collect their two awards, being met with boos from the audience both of the times they went up to the stage to collect their trophies.
The boys lined up and looking dapper for the NRJ's
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Anchorman meets One Direction hysteria: what could possibly go wrong?
Paul Rudd kicked off his third go at hosting NBC's Saturday Night Live by ensuring that every 15 year-old pop music fangirl in the country was watching as he recited an opening monologue whilst being flanked by boyband One Direction. Rudd lamented that he had been overshadowed by previous musical guests Beyoncé and Paul McCartney only to be upstaged once again by the British fivesome.
[L-R] Carell, Rudd, Koechner & Ferrell Brought The 'Anchorman' Machine To 'SNL.'
"Don't worry Paul, we're not here to outshine you," Harry Styles reassured him. "Yeah, you do the comedy stuff and we'll stand back and blow kisses," Niall Horan added as the rest of the band looked on, presumably fighting back laughter.
Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Niall Horan of One Direction - 2013 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 24th November 2013
Have the 1D boys delivered the "rockier" sound they promised on their new album? No, not really
Have the One Direction boys suddenly decided to commemorate Lady Diana, the People's Princess, to coincide with the release of the Naomi Watts-starring film, Diana? Unlikely, but the leak does seem to be rather well-timed.
A new One Direction Song Has Been Leaked.
The band have just landed in Australia for the down-under section of their tour after the recent box office success of their on the road documentary movie, This Is Us. The band may be strapped aboard a skyrocket to fame and fortune, but this didn't stop their new single 'Diana' being leaked over the weekend.
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Zayn Malik - One Direction leave the UK and travel light as they fly to Australia to start the Southern Hemisphere leg of their 2013 world tour. This comes on the day that further dates were added to the European tour in 2014. - London, United Kingdom - Friday 20th September 2013
Filmmaker Spurlock (Super Size Me) is known for his investigative wit, but there's none of that in this on-message doc about the most successful boy band in history. Still, the fans won't be able to get enough of the backstage antics and lively performance clips. And those unfamiliar with One Direction will have fun too. Just don't expect to learn much about these five young men who continually say, "Back when we were little," even though they're still only 19-21 years old.
The filmmakers follow Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis on their world tour, visiting four continents as they play nearly 130 concerts for their hysterical fans, who all seem to be pre-teen girls. As we see them larking around on-stage, in the wings and on their tour bus, we also get their back-story, as they auditioned individually for The X Factor in 2010 and were assembled as a group in a spontaneous decision by Cowell. Their global success is the result of a viral Twitter onslaught, and the fans also get their say on-screen, gushing with their love for these five skinny, mop-haired guys who have serious vocal talents but have yet to prove themselves as musicians.
While the film captures the boys' strong camaraderie, cheeky energy and constant pranks (including silly Jackass-style closing-credits clips), we never really learn much about them. There is no attempt to explore their off-stage identities, what they do in their down-time, their romantic lives or musical inspirations. Some depth is provided in interviews with their parents, who offer emotional insight into how fame has changed their families. Aside from some lively off-handed moments, their interviews feel carefully media-trained, and there's no commentary from anyone outside their inner circle. But they emerge as grounded, likeable young guys who know how lucky they are, so they're making the most of their success in the short time they have at the top.
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Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction - 2013 MTV Music Awards held at the Barclays Center - Press Room - Brooklyn, New York, United States - Sunday 25th August 2013
Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson of One Direction - the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. - New York, NY, United States - Monday 26th August 2013
One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - One Direction Press Conference at Four Seasons Hotel in New York - New York, New York, United States - Saturday 24th August 2013
One Direction, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik - One Direction perform on the 'Today' show as part of their NBC Toyota Concert Series in Rockefeller Center - NYC, NY, United States - Friday 23rd August 2013
The One Direction singer and his Little Mix girlfriend have indeed decided to tie the knot, Edwards' mother has confirmed
Zayn Malik alleged proposal to Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards wasn't a rumour after all, as Edwards' mother has since come forward and said that her daughter and the 1D superstar are indeed planning on getting married. Her mother, Deborah Edwards, confirmed the news with Real Radio after a number of tabloid papers had assumed that the two young, former talent show contests had gotten engaged, telling the station, "Yes, it's true. They got engaged on Sunday and it's absolutely lovely."
Perrie Edwards and Zayn Malik attend the 1D movie premiere, where her engagement ring was first spotted
Deborah confirmed that the pair had gotten engaged on Sunday (18 August), going on to say, "It's wonderful because Zayn is absolutely gorgeous and Perrie loves him to pieces. It's just perfect and they get on so well together. It's just fabulous. I said how’s long’s this gonna be? And she said i don’t want a long engagement but I don’t want a quick one either. I think they’ll eventually get together and set the date. He did the traditional asking me, and then he asked his mum and dad. It was fabulous, it was lovely. I was like a little marshmallow - it was so lovely."
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One Direction's Zayn Malik and Little Mix's Perrie Edwards are engaged, Edwards' mother confirmed on Wednesday (21st August)
Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards are engaged! Edwards' mother, Debbie Dufty, confirmed their engagement whilst speaking exclusively to a UK local paper (on Wednesday 21st August). Dufty told the newspaper that rumours of their engagement were true, declaring "it's official. I'm over the moon. They are really in love."
Zayn Malik at the premiere of This Is Us in London.
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This Is Us, the film documenting the rise of One Direction from X-Factor contestants to an international pop sensation, premiered in London on Tuesday (20th August). In addition to the band and X-Factor's Simon Cowell, the guests included Little Mix, Ronnie Wood, Ulrika Jonsson and Laura Whitmore.
One Direction's This Is Us, a documentary following the band's rise from X-Factor contestants to one of the biggest pop groups in the world. The documentary premiered in London on Tuesday (20th August) in Leicester Square, London. Screaming fans awaited One Direction and the other celebrity attendees.
The band which consists of Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson; all attended the premiere and greeted fans of the red carpet. The band was formed in 2010 on The X-Factor's seventh season. The group are one of the most popular in the world and this was reflected in the turnout of fans at the premiere. Fans were so determined to see their music heroes that some camped out in Leicester Square the night before.
80,000 One Direction fans will descend on Leicester Square tonight.
Hundreds of fans had camped overnight in central London to ensure priority wristbands to the premiere, though by 6pm, police predict that Leicester Square could be swamped by 80,000, each with ideas of getting a glimpse of their idols.
It's an unbelievable number. It's a stadium gig full of people. It's a packed Wembley Stadium, crammed around the Odeon.
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Zayn Malik's girlfriend, Little Mix's Perrie Edwards, loves the cartoon tattoo of her the One Direction singer recently had inked on to his arm.
Asked at the Teen Choice Awards about Malik's tattoo, by an Omg! Insider reporter, the 20-year-old said "it's a lovely compliment, really. I love it, it's lovely."
Continue reading: Zayn Malik's Girlfriend, Perrie Edwards, Loves His Cartoon Tattoo
British pop heartthrobs One Direction became a worldwide sensation when they were thrust together on the 2010 series of 'The X Factor' after initially auditioning separately. The landed a prestigious Guinness World Record after becoming the first British band to debut at number one on the US Billboard 200 with their debut album 'Up All Night'; an achievement that not even The Beatles managed to claim. This telling documentary features a series of interviews with various people in the music industry as they determine what this '1D Mania' is all about, who really founded the band in the first place and the high-profile tabloid stories of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson.
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Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson may make up the biggest boyband in the world, but they are eager to prove that they're just a normal bunch of lads in their new documentary movie. The film sees them going back to their roots and reuniting with old friends; Harry goes back to the bakery he used to work at, while Zayn shows he hasn't forgotten his loved ones by buying his mum a luxury house of her own. We see them through the eyes of their fans across the world, their proud parents and the owner of their record label Simon Cowell. They reveal how they've always wanted to sing, and show their genuine brotherly bond through countless on and off tour shenanigans including fishing and camping trips.
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Do the individual publishing deals suggest the boys are thinking about life after One Direction?
Ah, we was wondering when this was going to happen. One Direction have added a couple more million to their bank accounts, though this time they're thinking for themselves. Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik and Liam Payne have signed SEPARATE publishing deals to cash in on all songs they have credits for writing.
It's a clear sign that the boys are beginning to look after their own interests following the phenomenal success of their first couple of years in the industry. The publishing deals are being overseen by Fingate, the company who also cash in on Elvis Presley's back catalogue as well as work by Britney Spears, Black Eyed Peas and Foo Fighters.
A source said: "This is a real statement of intent from the band. They have absolutely no intention of being spoon-fed pop puppets. They want to write and they want to earn as individuals." As well as the new deals, each of the five members have also invested in their own studio set-ups at home and have been attending writing sessions together after gigs. On their latest record Take Me Home, the band had three songs with individual writing credits while the others were penned by outsider songwriters. The group did not have a hand in writing the three biggest hits from the album, Live While We're Young, Kiss You and Little Things.
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Niall Horan has apparently settled down with fellow Irish girl Zoe Whelan.
Niall Horan has gone and broken the little hearts of many, many One Direction fans this week, by hooking up with Irish model Zoe Whelan. The 19-year-old is said to have met Zoe backstage at one of the group's concerts and has been dating her for a number of months, according to The Sun.
"Niall has been secretly seeing Zoe for a couple of months after he met her backstage," an insider revealed. "She's a Dubliner but is based in London to work on her modelling career. Zoe's travelled all over the UK to meet up with Niall on the band's tour." Things appear to have got serious between the pair, and Horan took Zoe to meet the rest of his family at the wedding of his brother Greg in their hometown of Mullingar last month. "The biggest sign he's really serious about her is that he introduced her to his whole family at his brother's wedding," the insider added, "Zoe's the first girlfriend Niall has brought back to his hometown of Mullingar since making it big, so it was a big deal and the talk of his family at the wedding."
Niall is the latest One Direction member to enter into a serious relationship. Liam and Louis are thought to have steady girlfriends, though Zayn is on-and-off with Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards. Harry Styles is, well, Harry Styles.
Continue reading: Sorry One Directioners: Niall Horan Bags Irish Girl Zoe Whelan
They're the biggest boyband in the world since coming third in the seventh series of 'The X Factor' in 2011 and they've had two number one multi-platinum albums since their inception. One Direction are now here on the big screen in their first movie which chronicles their rollercoaster lives and dramatic pop career over the past year or so. We'll see the die hard devotion of their army of fans, how the boys feel about being away from their home and families all the time, how they've built such a strong, brotherly bond as a group and their general boyish shenanigans.
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One Direction’s Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix haven’t enjoyed the most comfortable of month’s in their relationship, what with all those cheating allegations going on and all; however, it appeared that they were trying to get through it after the alleged wantaway Malik was spotted at Little Mix’s show in Liverpool over the weekend, suggesting that the pair are attempting to reconcile.
Malik has come under fire from Little Mix fans after Australian stripper Courtney Webb took her story to The Sun after allegedly bedding the One Direction man, who has been seeing Edwards for over a year. Protesting that she didn’t know he was, Webb at the time said “I’m not a One Direction fan, I don’t follow what they are up to. So when it clicked that he had a girlfriend I got more and more angry. I definitely don’t think it’s the first time he’s done this. I feel sorry for Perrie — she doesn’t know this is going on. It’s wrong and has to stop.”
The Daily Mirror were the ones who spotted Malik at the show at the weekend, safely away from Little Mix fans on the balcony. Bizarrely he gave a wave; we’re pretty sure he was receiving some alternate hand gestures back, not least because Webb, in her interview, went on to say “He just said, ‘Let’s chill in my room’. We sat on his bed and before I could even say anything he started snogging my face off, kissing me passionately. It just snowballed from there. We fooled around then had sex. It was amazing.” Eek.
The best romance ever to spring from the X Factor, One Direction's Zayn Malik and Little Mix's Perrie Edwards, had their foundations rocked last week when photos were revealed by an Australian stripper who claimed to have hooked-up with Malik, reported the Daily Mail. Despite neither Malik nor Edwards commenting on the photos and rumours that have gone along with them, they seem to be trying to make it work, as one happy-snapping 1D super-fan managed to get a photo of them holding hands, while walking in Cheshire.
Seen with a steely look on his face and dressed in a black sweater with an adorable bunny print he matched his girlfriend of a year well, as she donned a leather jacket and dark grey sweater underneath. Perrie has indirectly given away her feelings about the cheating rumours via twitter, as she re-tweeted a fan's post which read "I know you didn't cheat on [Perrie]".
The One Direction boys have pulled in a cool £100 million in less than two years in the job. The group actually finished fourth on The X Factor, though have become easily the most successful act to emerge from Simon Cowell’s reality singing contest.
Their earnings – revealed in a chapter of Tom Bower’s biography on Cowell – make the boy-band one of Britain’s most financially successful groups of all time. This figure actually relates how much the five lads have earned themselves, and is separate from the £200 million they’ve already netted for Cowell and bosses at Sony. Bower writes, “The songs, publishing, discs, DVDs, merchandising and endorsements brought in huge profits, with the five members of the group together estimated to have earned nearly £100million. Naturally, Sony and Syco raked in much more.” Though sell-outs tours have raked in millions, the majority of One Direction’s earnings come from huge endorsements and merchandising deals with Nokia phones, Pokemon games and Hasbro toys. This month, they became the global face of Pepsi in a deal worth £11 million – this sum is not included in Bower’s estimations. Crikes.
Unsurprisingly, the loveable scamps have already begun spending their fortune, with Louis Tomlinson recently shelling out £2.5 million on a luxury five-bed North London house, while Zayn Malik paid £2.2 million for a similar pad. Harry Styles opted for a property in swanky East London.
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