One Direction duo in dagga video

2014-05-29 00:00

A VIDEO of two members of popular boy band One Direction smoking what seems to be a marijuana joint has surfaced on the Internet.

Last week, the band sold out one of their three SA concerts next year in just 20 minutes.

In the video, band members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson are seen sharing a rolled-up smoke and talking about marijuana during the South American leg of their world tour.

Tomlinson, apparently filming the video, laughingly announces, “So here we are, leaving Peru. Joint lit. Happy days! What do you think about that kind of content?”

The singers are heard using terms such as “Mary J”, which is a colloquial term for marijuana, and they refer to the “cigarette” as a blunt.

European newspapers have said the incident has tarnished the images of the musicians in the eyes of parents whose young children idolise them. Malik, Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Harry Styles formed the band on the British talent show The X Factor and were propelled to success through social media.

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