One Direction's Salary Slammed by British Government Official

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Don't mess with the One Direction guys!

That's what British, government official Vince Cable has learned after he recently dissed the guys for making so much money!

While advocating for a higher minimum wage in the U.K., Cable, the Business Secretary, called out the 1D guys' $5 million a piece, yearly salary earnings by calling it "mad" and "grossly immoral."

After feeling the wrath of One Direction fans and locals, the government man was quick to say he misheard the question and take back his words.

"I don't want to attack One Direction, this is one particular group who are apparently very popular and very successful so I have nothing against them," he told Sky News.

"But there is a general issue of chief execs in particular who are paid well beyond what can be justified in terms of the performance of their companies, and that's something the government is now trying to address."

You know you're big stuff when even politics are talking about you!

Do you think Vince went too far with bringing up 1D's pay? Do you think their salary amount IS insane?



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