Justin Bieber thinks One Direction are releasing their album the same day as him for publicity

Let’s all just be friends, yeah?

Justin Bieber

by Anna Lewis |
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Remember back in the good old days when Oasis and Blur were at each other’s throats because they both released singles on the same day?

Well, it’s sort of happening again – on a much smaller scale, mind you.


    Justin Bieber is annoyed at the One Direction boys – Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan – for releasing their fifth and final album – Made In The A.M. – on the same day he releases his album, Purpose. The release date for both is 13 November.


    "They're not really going on the road much, but we're talking about them right now, so it gives them some promo, right?" Biebs told New Zealand radio show Smash!

    "So, that's probably why they did it… I think it was strategy on their part because my release date was first. But whatever.

    "It's going to be fun. I'm excited to see what happens."

    So are we. Fisticuffs at dawn perhaps?

    All the things 1D have had thrown at them


    All the things One Direction have had thrown at them. Ouchie...

    A shoe1 of 6

    A shoe

    Harry Styles got hit right in the beanbag at a gig in Glasgow last year - and there's even a video clip of it happening. A fan threw her shoe at the stage and Hazza picked it up to admire it. Unhappily, though, its twin came whistling through the air and struck him in the gonads. You can see Harry drop to the floor in absolute shock while his bandmates try to keep the show going. HILARIOUS.

    A glo-stick2 of 6

    A glo-stick

    It's a wonder the 1D lads don't have permanently neon-splashed ankles with their audience members' predilection for throwing glo-sticks up on stage.

    Harry's fist3 of 6

    Harry's fist

    Yeah. Harry decided to give Liam Payne a friendly pat on the old scrote during a demonstration of his handstand skills. Mean Harry. Too mean.

    Liam's microphone4 of 6

    Liam's microphone

    Don't worry - Liam got his own back at a different gig by thumping Hazza between the legs with his mic. Revenge: a dish best served both cold and very, very publicly.

    Underpants5 of 6


    Maaaan - boybands get all the best freebies. We imagine 1D will NEVER experience the panic of laundry day where every single item of underwear is either buried deep in the washing basket or slowly rotating round and round in the machine, tantalisingly close yet with a 90-minute cycle still to go before you can be reunited with them. Just look at how many pairs of pants the boys get chucked at them on stage. So jel.

    Tampons6 of 6


    You know how it is. You're at the best gig of your life, seeing the one band you've sworn everlasting love to just rocking out on stage. You need to remember this night for the rest of your time on this green Earth, so you root through your bag for something, anything, that might touch Harry's face. You pull out a banana. Nah - too mushy. Your phone? But then how will you let all your Twitter followers know what you're up to… Aha! Tampons! Of course - so sweetly wrapped, so small, yet big enough to make an impact.

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