ONE Direction won’t need to hang outside off-licences asking older kids to buy them alcohol when they tour the US for the first time later this month.
Big Time Rush, who the quintet are supporting, have promised to take the under-age Brits under their wings.
BTR’s Kendall Schmidt, 21, told me: “We are definitely planning on getting in a little trouble. The only problem is that they are underage. They are legal in the UK but not in the States, where the minimum age is 21.
“So we will be like their big brothers, open a few doors for them.”