THEY are the world’s biggest boyband at the height of their success but the stars of One Direction have opened up about the crippling loneliness their stardom has brought.
The group have been performing their Where We Are world tour since it kicked off in Colombia in April, and singers Louis Tomlinson, 22, Liam Payne, 21, and Niall Horan, also 21, have spoken about how isolating it is being away from home.
“The tour bus is a little escape, that little back lounge we sit in,” says Louis.
“Hotel rooms can often be lonely. It’s just an easier way to deal with it all.
“I can’t really do ‘on my own’ time, I have to have someone’s attention,” he admits.
Bandmate Niall agrees and adds that while the band may be adored by millions across the world their fans’ attention often compounds the problem of loneliness.
Mr & Mrs Clooney’s first official outing: George and Amal spend first day as man and wife
IT’S THE first day of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin’s married life, and no-doubt last night’s celebrations are still fresh in the couple’s mind
The 53-year-old Hollywood hunk married his British human rights lawyer beau, 36, Amal in front of friends and family yesterday, in Venice.
The star’s PR confirmed the news last night, saying: “George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were married today in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy.”
The pair were spotted this afternoon taking a boat down the Grand Canal, holding hands and waving at fans.
Amal looked incredible in a white dress – the human rights lawyer stayed out of the public eye yesterday, sparking rumours the couple sold the picture rights to their wedding to a magazine.
As they made their way down the canal, the pair looked happy, healthy and ready to begin