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

Paul Rudd, One Direction’s Most Shameless Adult Fan

The guileless Paul Rudd sells his One Direction fanhood so hard that it almost doesn't seem creepy for him to mill around outside of a concert with the boyband's legion of young girl fans, exchanging gossip, braiding hair, and asserting his primacy as the most ardent and shameless of all the One Direction fans in the… » 12/08/13 12:00pm 12/08/13 12:00pm

Open Thread: Paul Rudd Hosts SNL with a Gaggle Of Walnut Fritters

Oh shoot. Sorry, that's actually One Direction! I get those British boy bands and my pastries confused all the time. It happens. Anyway, I know we tend to say 'your boyfriend Famous Actor So and So' around these parts a whole lot, but I am telling you—PAUL RUDD IS MY BOYFRIEND* OMG AND I love him with all the mighty… » 12/07/13 11:25pm 12/07/13 11:25pm