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Liam Payne: 'One Direction Was Never Really Zayn's Kind Of Bag'

10/15/2015 12:40pm EDT
Liam Payne Spills 'Zayn Leaving 1D Was A Good Thing'
Liam Payne revealed that One Direction is better off without Zayn Malik and vice-versa.

During an appearance on "Good Morning Britain" with bandmate Louis Tomlinson, Payne discussed the band's current situation.

"One Direction was never really Zayn's kind of bag, if you know what I mean. His taste in music's a bit different. And I guess that's kind of what drove him to do what he did in the end, which is not necessarily a bad thing," Payne remarked, as reported by E!.

Reportedly, the rest of One Direction has found the split to be quite liberating, even scoring their first number one sin...

Liam Payne Opens Up In Attitude Magazine

9/11/2015 4:30pm EDT
One Direction's Liam Payne Talks Frustration Over Gay Comments I
Liam Payne continues to vent his frustration over fans who continue to believe that there is an underlying homosexual relationship between bandmates Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson.

The singer and one-fourth of One Direction, was criticized over comments he made to gay magazine "Attitude" over the long-term rumors which have dogged the band throughout their career.

Payne, 22, who had in August denied he is homophobic, said to the magazine that after the U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage, "there were loads of rainbow flags flying at our shows, but I think that was ...

Is One Direction Breaking Up?

8/24/2015 10:42am EDT
One Direction To Split After Release Of Fifth Album, Final Conce
One Direction will reportedly disband next year and not tour for their fifth as yet untitled album.

Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan have reportedly agreed to take an "extended hiatus" of at least 12 months, beginning March 2016, to focus on solo work according to The Mirror UK.

According to The Daily Mail Newspaper, the members of 1D had a meeting where they decided not to tour to support their next album.

A source told the paper, "The guys have been together for five years, which is an incredible run for any boy band."

"They fully deserve to have at least a ye...

One Direction's Niall Horan Reveals His Insecurities

8/10/2015 11:16am EDT
One Direction's Niall Horan, 'I Don't Have The Body For Nude Sel
One Direction's Niall Horan just doesn't think he has the body for nude selfies.

Horan's millions of fans beg to differ.

During an interview with BBC Radio 1's Scott Mills, the singer revealed his insecurities.

Horan stated, "Oh no, that is cringe. I definitely don't have the body for nude selfies."

The singer then refused to answer when the radio host remarked of former One Direction member Zayn Malik, who left the group in March, "You didn't need that other guy."

The band is riding high on the success of their first single sans Malik titled, "Drag me Down."

According to a story in B...

One Direction Turns 5!

7/24/2015 10:55am EDT
One Direction Celebrates Its Fifth Birthday, Tweets Thanks To Fa
Happy fifth birthday One Direction!

Five years ago on July 23, 2010, five young boys individually graced the stage of Britain's "X Factor" and were told by Simon Cowell, 'You should be a group."

Since then, the band has amassed four top-selling albums: "Up All Night," "Take Me Home," "Midnight Memories" and "Four." They have also won five Brit Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, eleven MTV Europe Music Awards, and nineteen Teen Choice Awards.

They were also proclaimed 2012's "Top New Artist" by Billboard.

The band took to Twitter to celebrate their anniversary, thanking fans and even t...

Rumor Patrol: Gwyneth Paltrow Steams Her Private Parts, Liam Payne To Leave One Direction And More!

1/31/2015 11:00am EST
Rumor Patrol: Gwyneth Paltrow Steams Her Private Parts, Liam Pay
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Liam Payne Leaving One Direction To Record Solo Album With Juicy J: Liam Payne sparked a mass panic of sorts when a photo of the 1D singer and Juicy J was posted on Instagram. Rumors continue to swirl around the wildly successful British boy band as they head into their second world tour in two years. Complaining of burnout, the band is split at the seams, is Liam the first to jump ship?

Verdict: Fa...

One Direction's Fourth Studio Album, 'Four,' Out Nov. 17, Band Drops New Single 'Fireproof'

9/8/2014 5:33pm EDT
One Direction
One Direction -- Harry, Zayn, Louis, Liam and Niall -- are back with a brand new single and the announcement for their fourth studio album, the aptly titled, "Four."

The band announced in a press release on Monday that they'll be dropping their fourth album on November 17 and that new single "Fireproof" can be downloaded now for free on their official website (for 24 hours only).

The new track was written by Tomlinson and Payne, along with John Ryan, Jamie Scott and Julian Bunetta.

The band released a short YouTube video to thank fans for their support (46 million records sold!) and to a...

Liam Payne: 'Is It Wrong To Be Normal?'

8/4/2014 11:48am EDT
Liam Payne
The last thing Liam Payne expected when he uploaded a playful shot of himself shirtless was a wave of criticizers calling him overweight.

Last week the One Direction star took a photo on the back of a boat in swim trunks and censored it to make it appear he was nude. After the unedited picture was posted to his Instagram account, several people began calling him fat and out of shape.

Over the weekend Liam decided to take on the haters, stuffing his shirt and posing in a new picture. He wrote, "I mean OH MY GOD I'm just so fat these days I think I need help! quick someone take the cookie...

Did One Direction's Liam Payne Post A Full-Frontal Naked Photo?

7/28/2014 11:13am EDT
Did One Direction's Liam Payne Post A Full-Frontal Naked Photo?
One Direction star Liam Payne shocked fans over the weekend when he posted a photo of himself completely naked (with pixellation conveniently covering up his manhood).

The singer is standing on the back of the boat in front of a couch and table. He captioned the Instagram image: "Damn that was my last pair!"

The picture got over 560,000 likes, and one fan commented: "Well done Liam you have made girls everywhere speechless."

However, a couple of hours later Payne posted an identical picture of himself wearing underwear. He wrote: "Oh I found them never mind aha."

This isn't the first ...

One Direction's Liam Payne Apologizes For Twitpic

1/15/2014 12:05pm EST
Liam Payne
One Direction's Liam Payne has apologized to his fans for posting a photo of himself standing on a balcony's edge.

Payne was snapped standing high in the air (The Independent says he was 34 floors up) last night with the lights of London in the background. After some of his fans voiced their concern, the singer figured someone might take the photo the wrong way and hastily deleted it.

Liam then wrote last night, "You may have seen a photo of me today taken on top of a building. I regret being there and having a photo taken.

"It was a stupid and irresponsible thing to do. I am sorry, and ...

One Direction's Liam Payne: 'I Wanted To Whack Louis Tomlinson'

12/5/2013 1:30pm EST
One Direction
The secret to a successful band is a tight-knitted relationship between its members — that's why One Direction is one of the biggest boy bands of the 21st century. Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik are the best of friends as they travel around the world and make music together almost every day.

However, this wasn't always the case.

When One Direction was first formed on 'The X Factor UK' in 2010, Liam had a bit of a problem with Louis. In a deleted scene from their biopic 'One Direction: This Is Us', Liam and Louis revealed that they did not get along a...

Lady Gaga Appalled Over Boos For One Direction During VMAs

8/26/2013 10:35pm EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga was angered during Sunday Night's MTV Video Music Awards when British boy band One Direction was booed by the crowd.

The group, consisting of members Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Liam Payne, was booed following their win for Best Song Of The Summer for single "Best Song Ever", and Gaga, who kicked off the 2013 awards show with a performance of her new single "Applause", sought out the band backstage to show her support.

"If I did hear what I heard out there, I just want to tell you that you deserve every bit of success that you have. And don't you d...

Thousands Of Screaming Fans Attend One Direction Movie Premiere In London

8/21/2013 11:30am EDT
One Direction
The center of London was a madhouse on Tuesday as 70,000 fans attended the premiere of "One Direction: This Is Us" in Leicester Square.

One Direction band members Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson walked the red carpet at the Empire cinema to promote their new film, which documents their meteoric rise to fame after they came together in 2010 on the U.K. "The X Factor."

Simon Cowell, who helms both the American and British version of the TV talent show, helped create the band and attended the premiere, telling reporters he "felt like a father" to the ban...

One Direction Breaks VEVO Record With 'Best Song Ever'

7/24/2013 1:00pm EDT
One Direction
Over 10.9 million fans watched One Direction's newest video, "Best Song Ever," in one day, shattering records on website VEVO on Monday. 

The video easily became VEVO's biggest 24-hour hit ever, surpassing Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop," which was released back in June.
In "Best Song Ever," the bandmates play caricatures of people involved in the music industry. Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson play record label executives, Zayn Malik acts as a sexy assistant, Harry Styles plays a marketing man, and Liam Payne acts as a choreographer.
The video also includes clips from the upcoming film, ...

Boy George Under Siege From One Direction Fans After Liam Payne Tweet

2/21/2013 6:34pm EST
Boy George
British pop icon Boy George has come under attack from fans of One Direction after he accused band member Liam Payne of snubbing a meeting with his niece at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday.

The Culture Club frontman took his young relative Molly Fitzpatrick to the London music prize-giving as a treat so she could spend the night in the company of her favorite stars, but, after snapping pictures with One Direction's Harry Styles and Niall Horan, she was left disappointed as Payne was rushed past the pair's table.

In a series of posts on his page, George wrote, "Niall from One Di...

One Direction Stars Kiss Girls Under The Mistletoe At Z100's Jingle Ball 2012 - See Photos From The Event

12/8/2012 9:00am EST
Harry Styles & Liam Payne
On Friday Harry Styles and Liam Payne of One Direction gave NBC reporter Joelle Garguilo a kiss in the press room for Z100's Jingle Ball 2012 presented by Aeropostale at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

1D members had a grand old time puckering up with unsuspecting ladies while Styles girlfriend Taylor Swift was not far away. The songstress was one of the performers at the event. One Direction also played at the Jingle Ball, although music's newest couple arrived separately and didn't pose together on the red carpet.

Swift looked sweet (as usual) in a sleeveless black dress and pee...

Christina Aguilera, Kim Kardashian & More Stars Dress Up In Sexy Halloween Costumes

10/29/2012 8:16am EDT
Christina Aguilera
Celebrities like embodying different personalities for the stage and screen, so it's no surprise that they also love dressing up for Halloween.

Over the weekend we spotted Christina Aguilera in a revealing outfit kissing her boyfriend and knight in shining armor Matthew Rutler while posing for Halloween photos outside their home in Beverley Hills.

The pop star donned a curly pink wig, low-cut bodysuit, fishnet stockings, knee-high boots and a crown.

Rapper Diddy channeled pop star Prince in a purple velvet cloak and fancy white blouse. He carried a guitar to complete the look.

Kim Karda...

One Direction's Liam Payne Opens Up About Meeting Victoria Beckham

10/2/2012 8:28am EDT
Liam Payne
One Direction star Liam Payne was left red-faced after meeting Victoria Beckham when she "recoiled" as he tried to kiss the Spice Girls star.

The heart-throb admits he made a fool of himself when he was introduced to Beckham in August at the closing ceremony of the London Olympic Games, where both the Spice Girls and One Direction performed.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "It suddenly dawned on me as we were waiting to perform that I was sat in a math class at school when it was announced that London was hosting the Games. Then suddenly we are up there singing to the stadium. I couldn't be...