Former singer Lily Allen is a fan of the boys

Harry Styles has found a new friend in Lily Allen.

New mum Lily, 26, has been keeping a close eye on One Direction‘s success in America – and she’s very pleased for them.

‘Its amazing how well One Direction are being recieved across the pond ,no ? Good luck to em I say, seem like good lads,’ she Tweets.

And Harry, 18, is very happy to have Lily‘s backing.

‘Thanks for the support Lily! Hopefully meet you sometime soon, hope you’re well .x,’ replies Harry.

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