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Liam Payne

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24 Aug, 2015

Break for solo work

Makes Statement

One Direction plan an extended break as the members work separately on different projects. One Direction will promote their latest album until February and released the official music video of their single, Drag Me Down before their extended break.

They are taking a hiatus so they can work on individual projects for a while but they are not splitting up

17 Nov, 2014

Lauer questions Malik’s no-show

Lauer questions Malik’s no-show for an appearance by One Direction on the Today show to promote the band’s new album Four. Lauer says there are rumors that Malik suffers from substance abuse. Lauer:

There’s obviously a lot of concern, a lot of fans have been tweeting overnight. There’s been a lot of action on social media about him. Is it something more serious than just a minor illness? There have been rumors of substance abuse. What’s going on?

Payne:

No, he’s just got a stomach bug. He’s okay. He’s just at home. He just needs to rest. He’s okay.

16 Jun, 2014

ABBA tribute

As an impromptu tribute to Swedish fans, the group performs a rendition of ABBA’s Mamma Mia. Harry starts the song confidently, then begins to mumble before Liam takes over. The group does not know most of the words, however the crowd supports them by singing along.

15 Jun, 2014

Meet sick children

One Direction works with Rays Of Sunshine, a charity that grants wishes to ill children, to meet and greet with over 50 children. During the meet, the band takes turns to answer questions and posing take pictures with them before their Wembley Arena concert. Children who receive the One Direction wish also receive a signed t-shirt, 2 concert tickets and the band’s fragrance, Our Moment.

4 Jun, 2014

Apology

Payne takes to Twitter to be the first to apologize on behalf of the band after the smoking video. He also shows appreciation to fans who continue their support.

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