One Direction more confident with fame

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 16 February 2014
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One Direction say they have grown more confident around people since becoming famous

One Direction have developed people skills since becoming famous pop stars.

The 'Little Things' hitmakers - consisting of Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson - are currently the biggest boy band in the world and they think their confidence has soared since they took part in 'The X Factor' in 2010.

Liam, 20 said: "I think for me - and for you, Zayn - we weren't that confident and because you have to talk to so many people it gives you so many more people skills. When I used to go to family parties as a kid I couldn't hold a conversation. Even with my own uncle. So it's nice that I've now got those skills."

Zayn, 21, added: "It's really built our confidence and our social skills. We do find it a bit easier to carry ourselves and speak to people - it's cool."

However, Niall and Harry, both 20, have joked that it's all "downhill" for them now because they've reached their twenties and have started coming into their own.

Niall said: "Like getting on stage - last year alone we did over 100 shows. So that helps with confidence. But I think we've all become our own people now because we're at that age where we're all turning 20 and we are who we are now, I guess."

Harry added to We Love Pop magazine: "We're over the hill, he's trying to say. It's all downhill from here!"

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