One Direction

Christopher Nolan Doesn't Want Harry Styles to Overshadow Dunkirk Film 4

Christopher Nolan Doesn’t Want Harry Styles to Overshadow Dunkirk Film

Christopher Nolan, who directed such serious cinematic works as “The Dark Knight” trilogy and “Interstellar,” is giving One Direction singer Harry Styles his first big acting gig, but judging from the film’s first teaser trailer he doesn’t want Styles to overshadow his movie. The the film’s lead actors are Fionn Whitehead, Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Jack Lowden and Aneurin Barnard....
Brokers Who Scalped Beyonce, One Direction Concerts Busted in NY Probe 6

Brokers Who Scalped Beyonce, One Direction Concerts Busted in NY Probe

Ticket brokers who snagged hundreds of concert and event tickets using bots and jacked up prices to scalp fans have been busted in a sweep by the New York Attorney General’s investigators. Six companies have been fined $2.76 million and ordered to stop using bots to raid online ticket sites. A number of artists have complained about scalpers pricing tickets beyond the reach of fans, while other artists like Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have allowed their reps to scalp their own fans. ...
Zayne Malik Takes Solo Career on Road With Tonight Show Stop (Watch!) 8

Zayne Malik Takes Solo Career on Road With Tonight Show Stop (Watch!)

Zayn Malik, the UK singer who spurned his One Direction boy band mates to launch a solo career, is finally hitting the road. A year after his split, he made his first solo television appearance on the “Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.” He sang his new song “It’s You.” Malik departed a year ago in March leaving behind Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson....
Selena Gomez Kills With Sensuality at KIIS-FM Jingle Ball (watch!) 10

Selena Gomez Kills With Sensuality at KIIS-FM Jingle Ball (watch!)

Selena Gomez was a headliner at the 2015 KIIS-FM Jingle Ball concert yesterday in Los Angeles and she killed it in a sexy black outfit singing songs off her new album. She was poised and over-the-top sexy. Gomez was joined on stage by One Direction, Meghan Trainor, The Weekend, 5 Seconds of Summer, Ellie Goulding and Tove Lo. Also on the playbill were Zedd, Shawn Mendes, Hailee Steinfeld and DNCE....
Selena Gomez: I Was Hurt by Social Media Criticism of My Body (photos!) 12

Selena Gomez: I Was Hurt by Social Media Criticism of My Body (photos!)

Selena Gomez is the epitome of vivacious young woman, but even she acknowledges in a new interview that she suffers from body issues just like other women. Being in the spotlight doesn’t help. Social media criticism sometimes hurts her feelings. She says she’s learned a lot from her BFF Taylor Swift. Says the “Shake It Off” singer helps her keep things in perspective....
One Direction Going on Hiatus: Is Simon Cowell Pulling Plug on Band? 14

One Direction Going on Hiatus: Is Simon Cowell Pulling Plug on Band?

One Direction, the popular UK boy band, is going on hiatus for at least a year, a move that will “orphan” their fifth album without tour support. The break may signal the end of the band much like The Jonas Brothers. The remaining band members, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan will finish promoting their fifth album and go on break in March, according to reports. ...
Simon Cowell Gives Inside Scoop on Zayne Malik One Direction Split (see!) 20

Simon Cowell Gives Inside Scoop on Zayne Malik One Direction Split (see!)

Simon Cowell, who created the hit boy band “One Direction” out of rejects from his UK music show “X-Factor,” joked last night (Apr. 16) that he was ready to “jump off a cliff” when he heard Zayne Malik was leaving the group. He gave James Cordon the inside scoop on the break up. Simon revealed that the handwriting had been on the wall for some time, and he did his best to persuade him to stick with Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson....
Harry Styles' Famously Shed Tear on Stage Was Not for Zayn Malik (video) 22

Harry Styles’ Famously Shed Tear on Stage Was Not for Zayn Malik (video)

Harry Styles appeared to shed a tear on stage that went around the world on social media after Zayn Malik said he was leaving One Direction, but truth be told it wasn’t for Zayn, according to new eyewitness accounts that surfaced today. The report appeared in major mainstream media outlets like the BBC and dozens of copycat sites like GossipCop. But new evidence shows it was for a different reason....
Zayn Malik Figured Out the Problem With Boy Bands; The Boys Grow Up 24

Zayn Malik Figured Out the Problem With Boy Bands; The Boys Grow Up

Zayn Malik’s departure from boy band One Direction in the middle of its Southeast Asia tour is following two story arcs at the moment and there could be a grain of truth to both of them. Either way, he probably got out while the getting was good. One story line hyped by tabloids is that Malik was so deep into drugs and alcohol that he was essentially kicked out of the band. The other is Malik’s own take on the situation. ...
Zayn Malik Quits One Direction, Or Was He Kicked Out Amid Tensions? 26

Zayn Malik Quits One Direction, Or Was He Kicked Out Amid Tensions?

Zayn Malik, a founder member of the UK boy band “One Direction,” has left the band amid rumors that he was either asked to leave or kicked out amid tensions over his chronic failure to make appearances. Malik, 22, abruptly left the band in the middle of its Southeast Asian tour less than a week ago, citing “stress” from the notoriety the band is consonantly bombarding them. Bandmates, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Harry Styles were forced–again– to carry on without him....
Zayn Malik, One Direction's Sickly Singer, Drops Out of Tour; What Gives? 28

Zayn Malik, One Direction’s Sickly Singer, Drops Out of Tour; What Gives?

Zayn Malik, who has been plagued by various ailments since joining boy band One Direction, has dropped out of the band’s current tour and has flown back to England. The official reasons was “stress.” Could it be more? Malik bandmates, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Harry Styles, will carry on without him. The band is currently touring Southeast Asia and is scheduled to perform in Manilia and Jakarta, Indonesia....
Amy Adams Helps Spread Christmas Cheer in Hot Mini-Dress (watch!)  30

Amy Adams Helps Spread Christmas Cheer in Hot Mini-Dress (watch!)

Amy Adams turned her Saturday Night Live monologue into an extravaganza of Holiday cheer with a little help from crasher Kristen Wiig who tried to spice things up a little. But Amy was the spicy one in a sexy mini-dressed that flashed her bare legs. Amy also flashed a little cleavage, wearing a jacket with a plunging neckline. But, hey, it was festive attire. Adams’ monologue turned into a musical when she started singing “We Need A Little Christmas” with cast members providing a choral backup....
Taylor Swift Has Hot New Photo Spread and New Boyfriend, Maybe? 32

Taylor Swift Has Hot New Photo Spread and New Boyfriend, Maybe?

Taylor Swift looks carefree, sexy and sassy in a new photo spread in Asos magazine. And why not? She has a huge hit record and maybe a new boyfriend as well. Although, the 24-year-old singer said she’s put a relationship on the back burner, but all that may be changing. Matt Healy, 25, a British musician and frontman for the group “The 1975″ appears to be on her radar screen, and he’s not adverse to the attention....
One Direction Plays New Songs at Universal Orlando Resort (watch!) 34

One Direction Plays New Songs at Universal Orlando Resort (watch!)

One Direction, made up of lads Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik, performed for throngs of fans at Universal Orlando Resort. and their concert was carried live on NBC’s “Today” minus one member. Malik was out of action with the flu, according to band members. Still, the show had to go one. The boy band took the stage without Zayn to perform songs off their new album Four. ...
One Direction Fans Flood Florida Resort for Live Show: Where's Zayn? 36

One Direction Fans Flood Florida Resort for Live Show: Where’s Zayn?

Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan, better know as UK boy band “One Direction,” caused an outpouring of fans to flood the Universal Orlando Resort this morning to hear the band perform live. But where was Zayn Malik? Despite rampant rumors that tied his disappearance to drug issues, the band said he was simply down with the flu. In 2012, the band became the first big alternative to then teen sensation Justin Bieber. With this album, the band has now passed Bieber in albums released....
Justin Bieber Finds Some Love at MTV EMAs, But One Direction Rules (video) 38

Justin Bieber Finds Some Love at MTV EMAs, But One Direction Rules (video)

Justin Bieber, who hasn’t released a studio album in more than two years, nonetheless found some love at the MTV EMAs, winning the Best Male Artist award. But boy band One Direction blew by him with three wins of their own, including “Biggest Fans.” Nicki also performed along with Grande, Sheeran, UK singer Charli XCX, a very pregnant Alicia Keys and Irish rockers U2. Katy Perry was also a big winner....
Jon Stewart Irks Fans for Naming One Direction in Terror Satire (see!) 40

Jon Stewart Irks Fans for Naming One Direction in Terror Satire (see!)

Jon Stewart’s “Senior Pentagon Correspondent” Jessica Williams has discovered a slew of new terror groups, each worse than the other, but is boy band One Direction one of them? Seems so, and fans are upset about it. Stewart and Williams were doing a bit on President Obama’s terrorism speech. The conversation drifted into a hilarious back-and-forth on the rise of new like terror groups like “Al Kill Yall” and “Al Fauq U Up” when Williams interjected. ...
Aussie '5 Seconds of Summer,' Gets 15 Minutes on Today Show (watch!) 42

Aussie ‘5 Seconds of Summer,’ Gets 15 Minutes on Today Show (watch!)

Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, Calum Hood and Ashton Irwin, better known as Aussie band “5 Seconds of Summer,” or 5SOS, for short, rocked the “Today Show” this morning (July 22) and appear destined to replace One Direction as the latest tween idols. Oddly, One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, gave 5SOS a big boost when it tapped them for their opening act on the singing group’s “Take Me Home” tour in 2013....
One Direction's Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson Pull a Justin Bieber (see!) 44

One Direction’s Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson Pull a Justin Bieber (see!)

Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson, who make up two-fifths of boy band One Direction, were film smoking what looked like a joint and cavalierly talking about drug use and dodging the police in a video published today by a London tabloid. Until now, the lads, outside of colleague Harry Styles, have avoided controversy and scandal. But this puts them in the same league as Justin Bieber. ...
One Direction a Stand Out at BBC Radio One's Big Weekend (watch!) 46

One Direction a Stand Out at BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend (watch!)

Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne, better known as One Direction, hit the stage at BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend at Glasgow Green in Scotland over the weekend for a seven song set. The event drew a number of other top performers including New Zealand teen sensation Lorde, Pharrell Williams, Lily Allen, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay and Katy Perry....
Harry Styles a Breast Man? Drops Kendall Jenner for Busty Gal Pal 48

Harry Styles a Breast Man? Drops Kendall Jenner for Busty Gal Pal

Harry Styles appears to have moved on from his sketchy relationship with the Kardashian clan’s, Kendall Jenner, in favor of a bustier gal pal, identified as Haley Grialdo, daughter of ’80s rocker Pat Benatar. To her credit, Jenner, 18, may have refused to put out for the One Direction boybander. Jenner seemed out of character compared with the women Harry usually chases....
One Direction Storms Central Park for GMA Concert (photos, video!) 50

One Direction Storms Central Park for GMA Concert (photos, video!)

One Direction boy banders Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne filled New York City’s Central Park with screaming fans this morning for a concert hosted by ABC’s “Good Morning America.” The band released their third album yesterday (Nov. 25). The album, Midnight Memories has already soared to No. 1 in 98 countries, solidifying the band as the latest pop phenomenon....
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