Liam Payne Fires Back After Being Accused of Making Homophobic Comments

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Liam Payne came under fire for making a quick comment during last night's One Direction concert in Ohio, which many interpreted as being homophobic.

Liam took to Twitter to clear the air, have a rant, and sounded all around hurt that fans would even assume something like that about him. Some fans supported him by using the hashtag #WeLoveYouLiam.

Here's what went down - when introducing "Girl Almighty" at the show, he said, "This is my favorite song off the last album, and it is about trying to find that number one woman of your life, which none of you can relate to, because most of you are girls. Except for the boys in here, you know what I'm talking about." Was his remark homophobic though? Um. No.

When he came under fire, he tweeted a lengthy rant, kicking it off with: "Some people take things to literal these days not gunna comment on it anymore you guys know what I meant it was meant in general."

He followed it up by explaining he's not homophobic, that he's trying "to make people happy in a show" and gets criticized for "a throw away statement."

Liam did apologize, tweeting: "I'm sorry to those I offended, really I am, but there's no need for some of the things I'm being called. I'm just here to make people smile. I kinda consider it my job role."
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