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Originally posted 04/18/2013 12:45PM
What's better than seeing One Direction? Seeing double – as in two sets of the heartthrob 5-some!
Madam Tussauds in London opened it's 1D exhibit Thursday to eagerly awaiting fans, but Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan all got to "meet" their life-size wax counterparts secretly prior. Can you tell the real boybander from the wax counterpart?
The One Direction wax figures will stay in London or twelve weeks before being displayed in Madame Tussauds in New York and Sydney. And while you won't get to caress the cheeks of the real guys, maybe no one will tell the difference in your photos!
Originally posted 04/09/2012 11:30AM
Calling all One Direction fans!
Have you hugged Zayn? Gotten up close and personal with Niall? Said "cheese" with Louis, Liam or Harry? Prove it!
If you have a photo of yourself with any – or all – of the 1D guys, we want to see it. Send the picture, along with your contact info, to firstname.lastname@example.org, and you may see it in an upcoming issue of PEOPLE. You can also tweet your pic @peoplemag with the hashtag #onedirection.
Originally posted 03/24/2012 11:00AM
Scream "One Direction!" around teen girls and you're likely to create a stampede. The breakout U.K. boy band is making a big splash here in the States and has thousands of young girls swooning, literally.
Harry Styles, 18, Niall Horan, 18, Liam Payne, 18, Zayn Malik, 19, and Louis Tomlinson, 20, make up the group of talented heartthrobs, known as 1D to their fans. Everyone of them is English except for Horan, who's the lone Irishman of the bunch. But they're all adorable, with accents to match.
Now with a No. 1 U.S. album, upcoming performances at this month's Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards and on April 7's Saturday Night Live, as well as a Nickelodeon show of their own in the works, One Direction is headed for potential superstardom. As their popularity expands, here are five things to know about this Fab Five:
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