No sex please, we’re a British boy band trying to appeal to middle America
By CMU Editorial | Published on Thursday 29 March 2012
The boys from One Direction might be enjoying all the chart success they are having in the USA right now, but – if The Sun is to be believe – it’s not all going to plan, because label execs there have banned the former ‘X-Factor’ finalists from fucking their groupies. And according to the tab, the four single members of the boy band are “raging” over the enforced sex ban.
Seemingly record company types in America are keen to maintain the group’s “clean cut image”. Which I wasn’t aware they had to start with – indeed, you could argue their US success is in part down to American teens being bored of the tedious clean-cutted-ness of the likes of the Bieber and the Jonas Brothers – though I suppose if you get into bed with Nickelodeon, that means not sharing your bed with anyone else (though, interestingly, the 1D boys have been playing down their commitments to the kids TV channel recently).
The Sun quote one of those sources as saying: “Four of them are single and they’ve been told to stay that way as it appeals to their American teen fans. Niall Horan is fighting off the women with his Irish accent and good looks so he’s having to live like a monk. He’s raging about it – all the lads are. They are all young lads and they have urges like anyone else their age. And the worst thing is the American girls are literally throwing themselves at them so there is so much temptation in their way”.