He’s got about a trillion young girls who hang on his every word.
But a fair few of them were left *seriously* unimpressed this week when a pretty darn controversial photo of their icon Liam Payne emerged.
Twitter basically imploded when the One Direction star was snapped posing with an ACTUAL GUN after spending the day hanging out with Duck Dynasty.
As you do, yeah, Liam?!
While the firearms debate continues to rage over in the old US of A, it seems that some people found the whole thing just a tad inappropriate.
One fan wrote: “@Real_Liam_Payne it’s not funny to hold a gun, bc everyday thousand of people die by gunfire!”
While another added: “I’m trying to ignore the picture of liam standing around homophobes with a gun but he’s so embarrassing lmao.”
Anyway, it seems that the 1D star was just having a nice, gentle day of clay pigeon shooting with the Robertson family, who have been slammed in the past for making anti-gay comments.
Maybe time to get some new pals, Liam?
And while we’re pretty sure that the pop star wasn’t trying to make any political points in regard to the gun law debate… we think he should have PROBABLY turned down the photo opp, yeah?
Liam came under fire for his friendship with the Robertson family earlier in the year when he sent a tweet to them, congratulating them on their ‘family values,’ not long after the anti-gay quotes emerged.
He wrote: “@williebosshog huge love to you/your family huge respect for your business prosperities and the family values you still all behold. big fan.”
After one HECK of a Twitter backlash, Liam decided to defend himself by basically saying, I’M ONLY 20 SO GIVE ME A BREAK, FOR CHRIST’S SAKE.
Fair dos… maybe just leave the gun at home next time though, yeah?
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