Avril Lavigne: Pray For Me and My Undisclosed Health Issue

Avril Lavigne is suffering from an undisclosed health issue, asking fans to "keep me in your prayers." On December 7, a Twitter fan account, @AvrilMusicChart posted a screenshot of a DM exchange they had with the singer, in which she revealed that she hasn't been in the studio because she's not feeling well: » 12/10/14 10:20am 12/10/14 10:20am

New Video Lets You Have a Disastrous Date with All of One Direction

A directioner's dream becomes a directioner's nightmare in 1D's video for "Night Changes," the latest single to drop off their new album Four. Directed by Ben Winston (who has gotten no love from One Direction fans in the past), the video takes you on a series of point-of-view dates with Harry, Zayn, Liam, Niall and… » 11/21/14 2:10pm 11/21/14 2:10pm

'Every Member Is Extremely Talented': A Somber One Direction Chat

Monday marked the release of Four, the fourth studio album from One Direction since the group formed on The X Factor in 2010. Promotions for the new album have been promising a new, more mature sound and many members have expressed hopes that their latest effort will attract a bigger adult audience. Did they succeed?… » 11/19/14 3:10pm 11/19/14 3:10pm

New 1D Video Co-Stars Danny DeVito, a Chimp and Cultural Appropriation

Teasers from One Direction's video for "Steal My Girl" (the song that caused one YouTube commenter to write "OMGGGGGGG IM DIED") have been popping up for weeks now — and from the oddest sources, too. Today, to the thrill of Directioners everywhere, the video was finally released in its entirety. Let me tell you, it is » 10/24/14 2:20pm 10/24/14 2:20pm

New Collabo Alert: Lorde, Pharrell, One Direction, an Actual Tiger

You know what they say about too much personality in one room? Not since "We Are the World 2010" have this many awesomely random people been in one spot, covering the Beach Boys' "God Only Knows" in a psychedelic-baroque theater. But for whom does one Harry Styles remove his bandanna? No one, not even for a 482-pound… » 10/07/14 7:45pm 10/07/14 7:45pm

The New One Direction Single, as Reviewed by YouTube Commenters

Earlier today, One Direction released "Steal My Girl," the first single off their new album Four. We at Jezebel collectively disliked it, but — recognizing that we are not the target audience for 1D — decided to let their fans defend the song by combining their YouTube comments into a single (incoherent) review. » 9/29/14 5:10pm 9/29/14 5:10pm

Brooding Teen Harry Styles Reads Bukowski On Stage

During a recent One Direction concert in Boston, Harry Styles clasped a copy of Charles Bukowski's You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense in his tattooed fingers and pursed his lips contemplatively. "Ah," thought Harry Styles, reaching unprecedented heights of Hot Brooding Teen in that singular… » 8/08/14 2:00pm 8/08/14 2:00pm

'Knotting' Is the Weird Fanfic Sex Trend That Cannot Be Unseen

I'm going to start this real slow and lay out the facts: Knotting is a popular trend in fan fiction. It involves men having sex with men like wolves. And it often leads to male pregnancy, which leads to male delivery. And the people giving birth to feces-covered babies are often members of One Direction. » 7/18/14 1:00pm 7/18/14 1:00pm

Book Is Supposedly New 50 Shades, But Is Really Just Sloppy Fanfic

The latest, greatest thing has bubbled up from the depths of the Youth Internet. It's the serial novel After, written in installments by a 25-year-old Texan named Anna Todd. And it's pretty much the One Direction fanfic version of 50 Shades of Gray. If you've ever wanted to bone Harry Styles, well, this is the novel… » 4/18/14 7:46pm 4/18/14 7:46pm

Desperate Dad Goes to Prison for One Direction Bomb Threat

William H. Klein, a 47-year-old New Jersey man, was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison and 2 months of house arrest this week for calling in a bomb threat before a July 5 One Direction concert at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Klein, a divorced father of two, made the call after failing to procure tickets… » 2/26/14 2:50pm 2/26/14 2:50pm