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One Direction’s Liam: ‘I ended up kissing Zayn once’

By Nick Bond

One Direction star Liam Payne has admitted that he and band member Zayn Malik once shared a kiss – and his description of how it all happened reads like the sort of erotic fan fiction you’d read on a gay 1D fan’s Tumblr.

Payne shared the juicy details in a new interview with We Love Pop magazine. Are you ready? Here goes:

“I ended up kissing Zayn once! Zayn was like, ‘Come on then, come on’, putting his head close to me. It was like when you’re going to have a fight. Then he just leaned forward and kissed me.”

OK, we’re going to need a video of that set to the music of the band’s weepy love ballad Story of My Life, stat. In the meantime, let’s just enjoy this not-at-all-homoerotic picture of Liam giving Zayn a piggyback: