Liam Payne Fires Back at Critics After Praising "Family Values" of "Duck Dynasty"

Posted Sunday January 19, 2014 1:02 PM GMT

An admiring tweet to one of his favorite television stars took on a life of its own and Liam Payne is now feeling the consequences.

On Saturday, the One Direction member sent a Twitter message to "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson, saying, "@williebosshog huge love to you/your family huge respect for your business prosperities and the family values you still all behold. big fan."

Unfortunately, many connected his words with the famous family's views on homosexuality and the backlash was swift.

Responding, the 20-year-old boy bander wrote, "Being a fan of someones show and the way they still hold a family together doesnt mean i am ok with all they say. Oh my god can someone literally not be a fan if a show without bring labeled WTf I bought dinner the other day it made a news story."

Unable to stay silent, he continued, "I can't do anything without being judged u try that and write about it. And I know I'm playing into your hands writing these tweets but I'm sick of stupid stories it's time you all grow up. I just watched a show and I liked it as most people do stop sitting in my twitter and do your research #lazyjournos."

Clarifying and still fed up, Liam concluded, "All those tweets are aimed at journalists and bloggers not fans. Sick of all this bull il be back again when the freedom of speech law is back and people don't believe to much into the bulls#!t they read. Can't wait for the call tomorrow where I get told of for cussing had to be said like I said before much worse has happened In the world. Pick ur balls up off the floor and get on with it instead of taking advantage of every word said and twisting it for your own gain." Stay linked to GossipCenter to see if the drama continues.

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