The singer gets an unwelcome wake-up call

Liam Payne got a shock at the weekend when a group of overexcited teenage fans stole his boxers as they dried on his hotel balcony.

The One Direction singer had been asleep when he was disturbed by six girls swiping the red Calvin Klein pants, which he’d worn underneath his wetsuit for a surfing session in Sydney.

‘Strangest way I’ve ever been woken up, When ur in bed butt naked an sum1 is trying to force open your balcony this is gunna be a strange day,’ Tweeted Liam, 20.

‘#breakIntoSomeonesHouseAndStealThereUnderwearDay right I’m off to scarlett johansson’s house.’

The Directioners made a run for it but were later caught on the beach by 1D‘s bodyguards, where they found one girl cheekily hiding the briefs by wearing them under her skirt.

They were snapped handing Liam‘s undies over and later admitted that they were ‘terrified’ during the raid.

‘They [the boxers] were on the balcony, then I heard someone say: “Hello” and so I jumped over the fence. Liam seemed really confused,’ a 13-year-old tells Sydney’s Daily Telegraph.

‘He didn’t say anything to us directly, he just said: “Hey” and looked at us, then we legged it.’

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Anna Duff