One Direction have broken their silence on the joint video scandal that has engulfed them this week, with Liam Payne making a qualified apology on Twitter.
One Direction's tour continues amid the storm surrounding the leaked joint video
Liam tweeted to his nearly 17 million followers, "We are only in our 20's we all do stupid things at this age."
No word yet, though, from Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik, the main culprits in the saga, after Louis filmed the pair of them smoking a joint in the car on the way to a gig in Peru.
Liam Payne has broken his silence on the furore
The band took to the stage in Manchester last night, making no further references to the saga. Earlier in the week, Liam had said on stage, "No more media attention please."
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