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Radio Host Leaves Social Media After Insulting Louis Tomlinson & Directioners With On-Air Comments

Radio Host Leaves Social Media After Insulting Louis Tomlinson & Directioners With On-Air Comments

Australian radio host Ash London is signing off of social media for a little while after receiving a ton of backlash from enraged One Direction and Louis Tomlinson fans.

The 2DayFM presenter ignited controversy after joking about Louis‘ facial hair before playing their prerecorded interview on the radio.

“Kind of like ratty facial hair,” she described Louis on the air to her co-host.

“He’s not Harry Styles basically. He’s the least popular one,” added co-host Ed Kavalee.

Ash received backlash on social media – to the point where she made her Twitter private before issuing a statement.

“I am a music fan. I love that it brings so much passion out in people. This morning on air we had a great interview with Louis. As always — he was a total legend. I loved talking about how far he’s come, his new music and his future which looks so bright. We love Louis and will continue supporting him and his new music as we have always done.”

Louis then responded to this message: “Probs best to stay on private for a bit longer love!” along with a middle finger emoji.

“I’ll be off socials for a bit – the abuse and threats are a little much for me right now,” she then wrote in a second post.

See the tweets below.

Liam Payne Picks His Favorite Guy From One Direction

Liam Payne Picks His Favorite Guy From One Direction

Liam Payne probably doesn’t like to play favorites — but the hosts at CapitalFM made him do it anyway.

In a backstage interview, the “Bedroom Floor” singer had to pick out his favorite member of One Direction — and it was Niall Horan!

“I’m going to have to say Niall, because, of course, he pushed me into that alone,” Liam said after answering the question straight from Niall! “I can’t really say anything else.”

But even though he was “forced” to say that he liked Niall the best, Liam has actually been a Niall fan for a long time.

“I actually did a thing one time when I copied all the fans and did like a Mrs. Horan page and changed my whole Twitter to Mrs. Horan,” he recalled.

“I kept taking pictures of me like, ‘Oh my god, Niall’s here.’…So I can honestly say Niall and I’ve been a fan for a long time.”

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The Shawn Mendes & One Direction Music Mash-Up You Didn't Know You Needed Is Here & It's Beautiful

The Shawn Mendes & One Direction Music Mash-Up You Didn't Know You Needed Is Here & It's Beautiful

We all know that if you mash up Shawn Mendes and One Direction‘s songs, that it would be the most perfect mash up ever — that’s exactly what Kurt Hugo Schneider did.

Teaming up with singers Sam Tsui and Alexander Stewart, the musicians put together One Direction‘s “What Makes You Beautiful” with Shawn‘s “Life of the Party”.

If that wasn’t perfect enough, then they added in “Stitches,” “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” “Live While We’re Young,” “Drag Me Down,” and “Story Of My Life.”

Seriously, it’s the perfect mashup and you need to listen and watch it right now.

Go ahead, press play now:

Liam Payne Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles During One Direction Days

Liam Payne Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles During One Direction Days

Liam Payne is spilling on the mental health issues that he kept under wraps while touring with One Direction.

The “Strip That Down” singer told The Sun that he often struggled with the stress and pressure of life on the road.

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“I shouldn’t have been able to do as many shows as we did, if I’m honest about it, if I’m brutally honest about it,” he admitted.

“Going out and putting that happy smile on my face and singing the songs, honestly, sometimes it was like putting on one of those costumes, going out there and, underneath the costume, people don’t really see what’s going on,” he added.

As much as it killed to see the band go their separate ways, we’re definitely glad the guys are getting the chance to breathe, branch out, and work on their own sounds.

ICYMI, find out the real reason 1D‘s 2015 Belfast concert was cancelled.

Liam Payne Reveals The Real Reason One Direction's 2015 Belfast Concert Was Cancelled

Liam Payne Reveals The Real Reason One Direction's 2015 Belfast Concert Was Cancelled

There has only been one time when One Direction cancelled a concert, and that was in 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

At the time, it was reported that Liam Payne had been “taken ill” or had food poisoning, but in reality, he was struggling with a deep depression over breaking up with former girlfriend Sophia Smith.

“I let it get to me that day. I wasn’t in a good place,” he revealed in a new interview. “And unfortunately I was going through a rough time and I let it get to me a little bit too much. That was it.”

Liam also addressed the band’s break at the moment, opening up about how they all needed it.

“Even though I know fans are not mad about it, we needed it,” he says. “We needed a little bit of time away from each other. We needed a realisation point to find the love for it again, rather than it just becoming a job. I’m a totally different person now to how I used to be about it.”

Zayn Malik Opens Up About No Longer Staying in Touch With One Direction

Zayn Malik Opens Up About No Longer Staying in Touch With One Direction

Zayn Malik is on the cover of this week’s issue of Billboard, out on newsstands now.

Here’s what the 24-year-old Mind of Mine singer had to say:

On spending time in a farm in rural Pennsylvania working on his second album: “The farm is out of the way and feels grounded. I do a lot of farm work. I take the horses out and feed the cows and that kind of stuff. It’s cool. I’ve always been interested in animals.”

On no longer staying in touch with the other One Direction members: “Our relationships have definitely changed since we were in a band together, but I think that’s just life. Everybody grows up; two of the guys have got kids now. But no, I don’t talk to any of them, really.”

On working with Taylor Swift on “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”: “I felt like she was the right artist for the song. And of course she’s also a massive artist, so that brings its benefits. I get to let her fans know that I’m doing this kind of music, and she lets her fans know she likes my kind of music — there’s no opposition, for real.”

For more from Zayn, head to Billboard.com.

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Liam Payne Admits a One Direction Reunion Will Be Hard

Liam Payne Admits a One Direction Reunion Will Be Hard

Liam Payne isn’t completely ruling out a One Direction reunion but he admits it’s going to be difficult.

The 24-year-old singer just opened up about why it would be hard to get the group back together based on the solo careers they all have now.

“I don’t know how we would do it, we are doing different things. Our name has never been more ironic at this current moment,” Liam said to the Daily Star.

He added, “It’s like the Avengers have gone wrong. It could work if we all agree on music.”

Even though the guys all have their own style we really hope they can get back together one day!

Niall Horan Already Has His Bags Packed For One Direction's Reunion

Niall Horan Already Has His Bags Packed For One Direction's Reunion

Niall Horan is looking back on his time with One Direction in a brand new feature with The Times.

The “Flicker” singer, who is currently on his Flicker Sessions tour, opened up about always being ready for that reunion with the group and how different it does feel to be up on stage solo.

“If it comes tomorrow, I have my bag packed,” Niall says. “If I have to wait till I’m 60, so be it. I’m serious. We’ll be like the Eagles and never stop.”

He adds that being on tour with the group versus just him is different, especially when he’s playing songs that none of his fans know just yet.

“With 1D, the screaming didn’t stop. We’d all run around and there was always some explosion going off or prop coming on. Now, I just stand there thanking God for my guitar. When I put that down, I haven’t a clue what to do with my hands.”

Niall continues, “I wanted to watch people’s reaction [to the unknown songs]. They don’t know the lyrics, so they can’t sing along. I’m forcing them to ­listen.”

“That means playing to a relatively quiet crowd, which is spooky. I miss the comfort blanket of being in a band.”