One Direction’s tour rider is out and it’s raising a few eyebrows.
You can read the full, eight-page document at The Smoking Gun here, but to be honest, it’s mostly tame compared to recent riders that have made the news. Although you could say it’s so tame, it’s even more interesting.
Here are the highlights:
Care to drive iD around? Non-English speakers need not apply
Toilet paper must be soft
They love their table games
Sticky lids are just gross and something that mums deal with, not cool pop star kids
There’s virtually no alcohol ordered
Although there is one request for a bottle of red wine (but just four glasses.) And three cases of beer for after the show, but there is also 30 people being carted around on tour, so that’s not a exactly whoopin’ it up level.
Some very specific requests about ambience, and one member likes a hard floor
But here’s the one that’s got one group of fans particularly excited:
Only FOUR dressing rooms. And one for someone who smokes.
So who misses out? Or do two 1D members like to share a room?
If you’re a Larry Shipper – part of the subsect of 1D fans that think Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson are an item, it’s a detail that’s too juicy to resist.
Sadly, there’s a more likely explanation:
1D statement: Zayn has been signed off with stress and is flying back to the UK to recuperate. The band wish (cont) http://t.co/sqvOnQodYy
— Simon Jones (@simonjonespr) March 19, 2015
But the true believers aren’t giving up, pointing to the fact the rider is dated March 9, a full 10 days before Zayn fled for home after being accused of cheating on his girlfriend.
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