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One Direction's Niall Horan apologises for swearing at fans

Esme Riley
By Esme Riley Published on 6 July 2012

Niall Horan has said sorry after a video of him swearing at fans surfaced online.

One Direction's Niall Horan apologises for swearing at fans

The One Direction singer used the foul language this week when he was walking past a crowd of 1D followers at Dublin airport.

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He said: “Remember the last time I walked out here? You shower of c*nts.”

Footage of the incident was then uploaded to YouTube, but the user insisted Niall meant it as "banter".

No-one seemed offended by what Niall said - his admirers continued to chat to him and asked for a birthday message for a friend.

But the angel-faced singer, who recently returned from One Direction's sell-out headline tour of the US, has since apologised on Twitter.

He wrote: “Really sorry if I caused any offence. It was just banter with fans who I think of more as mates.

"But I understand that it's not a word I should be using at all."

The controversy surrounding Niall comes soon after reports of band mate Harry Styles' alleged fling with 32-year-old radio DJ Lucy Horobin.

Though Lucy was on a break from husband Oliver at the time of their alleged romance, he reportedly admits he was shocked when she confessed.

A friend revealed to the Sunday Mirror: "Initially Oliver blamed Lucy. Who wouldn't? He was really confused and didn't know what to do.

"He told me, 'I'm devastated. I feel every emotion... hatred, sadness, disappointment'.

"To Oliver, Harry is a spoilt little rich kid who does whatever he wants, when he wants - no matter the consequences."

Fortunately, we reckon we can rely on 18-year-old Liam Payne to live up to One Direction's (former) squeaky clean reputation.

by Esme Riley