Liam Payne Defends Tweets About Duck Dynasty; Slams the Media

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Perez Hilton

Liam Payne's no stranger to starting controversy on the Internet. Just last week, the 20-year-old singer caused multiple "heart attacks" across the Twitter-sphere after standing on the edge of a balcony after Zayn Malik's 21st birthday. For that, he apologized greatly to his fans. However, after making headlines for another Twitter post, Liam's fighting back…

Over the weekend, the One Direction lad showed support for A&E's Duck Dynasty, tweeting to show star Willie Robertson, "huge love to you/your family huge respect for your business prosperities and the family values you still all behold. big fan." This comment comes in the wake of other DD star Phil Robertson's majorly controversial anti-gay quotes. Yikes.

Rather than use the 'S' word again — 'sorry,' obvi — the "Story of My Life" crooner bit back against those who criticized him for his comment:

Did Liam Payne deserve the backlash? Are you on his side in the debate? Either way, tell us in the comments below!

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