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One Direction Announces the 'Where We Are' 2014 Stadium Tour

By Alicia Dennis on
The interestingly coiffed gentlemen of One Direction are going to be busy for at least another year, as they've just announced a string of tour dates in South America, Ireland, and the UK for their upcoming "Where We Are" stadium tour.Fear not, flabbergasted North Americans: The boys are indeed planning to make their way to other countries, but are announcing the dates in batches. The tour kicks off on April 25, 2014, at Bogota's Estadio el Campin, followed by gigs in Peru, Paraguay, Chile...Read Full Story

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Wars With the Wanted on Twitter: The Blow By Blow

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images)The supposed Backstreet Boys/'N Sync rivalry of the early aughts seems hilariously tame compared to whatever is going on between UK boybands One Direction and The Wanted — maybe because back in 2001, no one had Twitter. But times have changed, and now whenever any hot young whippersnapper wants to drum up some quick press, all he has to do is shoot a passive aggressive tweet at another famous person. It's just too easy.The war of words kicked off at One Direction's concert on...Read Full Story

Who Did One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Curse Out on Twitter?

By Alicia Dennis on
(Bauer Griffin)Do not mess with One Direction's Louis Tomlinson.Though the British performer has the face of your typical angelic teen heartthrob, he's definitely got a bit of an edge to him. On Sunday, the 21-year-old singer let it be known that he's no fan of one UK tabloid:Tomlinson was likely responding to The Mirror's interview with Tomlinson's estranged father, Troy Austin, who discussed taking Louis' half-sister to a 1D gig last week. Choice quotes:  •  "It was a shame we couldn’t see...Read Full Story

Louis Tomlinson Takes Those Death Threats Against His Girlfriend Very Seriously

By Alicia Dennis on
(Bauer Griffin)As the girlfriend of one of today's most beloved teen idols, Eleanor Calder gets a lot of unwarranted online hate. The University of Manchester student, who has been dating One Direction's Louis Tomlinson since 2011, regularly fields death threats like these on Twitter:While Calder rarely responds to the threats, UK tabloid The Sun claims that her boyfriend takes them pretty seriously — seriously enough to install a £15,000 panic room in his house, anyway. "Louis loves the fans...Read Full Story

The New Tattoo for This One Directioner Is Super British

By Darrick Thomas on
(Photo: Pacific Coast News)In 2013, it seems you can't be a teen pop star without a little ink. Justin Bieber knows this, and so do the boys of One Direction.Louis Tomlinson's latest tattoo embraces his homeland and his band: It's of a steaming cup of tea sitting on a saucer.Accompanying the photo was the caption, "You can't go to bed," suggesting the inspiration for the tat came from One Direction's song, "The Little Things." (The track contains the lyric, "You can't go to bed without a cup...Read Full Story

Who Are the One Direction Dudes Feuding With Today?

By Alicia Dennis on
Millions of young women consider the lads of One Direction the absolute coolest creatures in the entire universe, but they can't win everyone over. This week, 18-year-old British singer-songwriter Jake Bugg decided to take a swipe at the boy band, telling Shortlist, "People [call them the new Beatles] because they broke America, but that don’t mean a thing. I mean, [One Direction] must know that they’re terrible."Ouch. At least two members of One Direction were miffed by Bugg's hasty...Read Full Story

Watch a Sneak Peek of the New One Direction Music Video

By Deena Bustillo on
The 1D guys felt so bad about missing a charity event in London Saturday that they decided to make up for it by leaking a tidbit of their new "One Way or Another" music video. The full video comes out Monday.Check out the self-made video for the Blondie cover here:Read Full Story

One Direction Named to 'Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012'

By Jill Slattery on
One Direction (Fox) You don't have to be a 13-year-old girl to find One Direction totally fascinating, it seems. Barbara Walters has named the mega-popular boy band to her 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012 list, ABC announced on Monday.Making Walters' famous and highly-anticipated list caps what has already been a pretty stellar month for the British crooners. Their new album, Take Me Home, is set to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart, and their recent Today show appearance...Read Full Story

Watch: There is No Jumping or Dancing in One Direction's 'Little Things' Video

By Deena Bustillo on
First One Direction shocked us when they slowed things down and got all emotional on their latest single, "Little Things." Now the new video for the Ed Sheeran-penned tune shows this other side of the 1D dudes.In the black and white video, there is no dancing. There is no standing in one line looking both cute and confused. There are no beaches or cute girls. Instead, the 1D dudes are sitting around a recording studio playing real live instruments and singing to all of the flawed ladies of...Read Full Story

Pictures: Louis Tomlinson and One Direction Look Hot at VMAs

By Deena Bustillo on
Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Liam Payne of One Direction hit the red carpet at the MTV VMAs tonight. The guys looked as handsome as ever as they gathered for photos before heading in for the big show. All of the dudes looked dapper in their black suits, except for Niall Horan, who apparently missed the memo and opted to wear a red sweater instead of all black. Whoops! At least he pulled it off. The MTV Video Music Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los...Read Full Story