Entertainment Fake Babies To Royalty: A Look Back At One Direction's Wildest Conspiracy Theories
Another suspect pleads guilty in case of 39 dead Vietnamese
LONDON (AP) — A 28-years-old man pleaded guilty Friday to immigration violations in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found inside the back of a container truck in England in what police have described as an apparent human-smuggling tragedy. Alexandru Hanga, of Tilbury, England, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration. He appeared via video link at Central London Criminal Court and will be sentenced at a later date.The victims, all Vietnamese nationals, were found Oct. 23 in an industrial park in the English town of Grays inside a refrigerated container that had arrived by ferry from Belgium.
Happy birthday to! After being put together on X Factor by Nicole Scherzinger and Simon Cowell, the world's most famous (living) boyband turn 10 today. 10! It would have been difficult to predict a decade ago that the boys would inspire fandom which hadn't been seen since the Beatles - and that would soon become Gucci's darling and the most fashionable man on earth.
But, while the group achieved a level of success which was almost beyond comprehension, ardent fans sometimes spawned trouble when conspiracy theories about the group would spiral out of control. Do you remember when Louis Tomlinson, the first in the band to become a father, was accused of having a fake son? No? Well, we guess you need to read our guide to the oddest theories surrounding the band. Buckle up, it's honestly the weirdest ride through stand culture you've ever seen.
Liam Payne appears to tease One Direction reunion
One Direction fans are convinced Liam Payne's latest TikTok post is a teaser for a forthcoming reunion after the singer-songwriter shared a clip from a fake FaceTime call with Harry Styles. In the clip, Liam shared an apparent screen recording from his phone of him calling a contact saved under the name "H". Adore You singer Harry then picked up the call. "Hey man," says Liam, as Harry replied, "Hey, how's it going, good?" "Yeah good. Someone'sIn the clip, Liam shared an apparent screen recording from his phone of him calling a contact saved under the name "H". Adore You singer Harry then picked up the call.
Louis' 'fake' son
Yep, this is unfortunately just as weird as it seems. Back in 2016, Louis became a father to a little boy Freddie with his ex Briana Jungwirth. Fans, though, were convinced that the whole thing was a lie, and the young parents were using a doll on rare public appearances. Briana commented on an MTV News Instagram post which showed her baby Photoshopped out of one of the photos of Louis holding him. 'Sorry but that is just cruel. I don't usually speak out much, but I'd like to know how would you feel as a new proud mother reading something like this?' she wrote. 'How dare anyone call my child fake? That's sick and morally wrong. Say all you'd like but I won't let anyone take away the happiness I have for my baby son. I know Louis won't either.'
More lockdown restrictions set to be eased to boost UK economy
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a sweeping package of measures to help the economy as the effects of coronavirus are felt.People in Scotland are awaiting news on Thursday about whether the country can move into the next phase of its lockdown easing, allowing drinkers to enjoy a pint inside pubs, diners to go to restaurants and customers to return to hairdressers.
Now, one of the reasons that the aforementioned 'Babygate' gained so much traction was because of the seemingly never-ending conspiracy that, actually, Harry and Louis were together. There was a lot of fan fiction about it, which we do not recommend reading. It's not exactly Tolstoy.
Niall had a secret son
When Niall's brother Greg had a child in 2014, some fans naturally thought the baby was Niall's... Why? No reason, really. OK then.
The true meaning of Made In The A.M.?
Zayn Malik crushed numerous hearts the world over when he acrimoniously left One Direction in 2015. Their next album, post-Zayn, was called Made In The A.M.? Does that mean the tracks were recorded in the morning... Or that the album marked their new era, After Malik?
Basic: Mary-Jane or babies
© Cover Media The Americans call them Mary-Jane and we call them babies, but these shoes with childlike curves have gone around the world. First little girls' shoes, with their straps that hold the foot in the shoe, the round toe and the small heels, they were captured by young women, who gave them a little height. In France, the Carel brand has never forgotten that these babies look good.
Prince Louis was actually named after Louis Tomlinson
According to some fans, there was absolutely no way that Kate and Wills' son Prince Louis was named after Lord Louis Mountbatten. Oh no, they were definitely superfans of One Direction and wanted to honour the band's name. Seems legit.
Backwards secret messages
Listen back to They Don't Know About Us and you will hear secret messages like: 'Shut up. Don't ignore me. Don't ignore me. Believe it. … Nice going Modest [One Direction's former management]!' We don't recommend it by the way, it sounds super creepy.
'Star Wars' movies all have the wrong titles, according to viral video .
Every movie in the Star Wars franchise has the wrong title, according to one very perceptive TikTok user. The video maker, known as Fake Disney Facts, explained why The Rise of Skywalker should actually be called The Phantom Menace — as the phrase literally describes Palpatine in J.J. Abrams’s movie. Meanwhile, the 1999 prequel trilogy opener introduces audiences to Anakin Skywalker and so could easily be called The Rise of Skywalker. Read more:The video maker, known as Fake Disney Facts, explained why The Rise of Skywalker should actually be called The Phantom Menace — as the phrase literally describes Palpatine in J.J. Abrams’s movie.