One Direction isn't letting fellow British musician Jake Bugg get away with some comments he made. Bugg is making headlines for bashing the boy band in a recent interview with Shortlist, saying that One Direction "must know that they're terrible."
The 18-year-old singer-songwriter said that it must be easy "when you don't have to write any songs" and that calling them the new Beatles is "a ridiculous statement." Bugg added that the only reason people make the comparison is because One Direction made it big in America, but to him "that don't mean a thing."
A couple of Direction members have now spoken out on Twitter about Bugg's comments.
Louis Tomlinson hit back by saying:
Hi @jakebugg do you think slagging off boy bands makes you more indie ?— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) February 22, 2013
Niall Horan also chimed in:
Really buggs me that artists we're fans of ,flip on us in the press !— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) February 22, 2013
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