Has the singer taken up Zayn Malik's bad habit?

Liam Payne has shocked One Direction fans by appearing to smoke a cigarette in an Instagram photo uploaded by Niall Horan.

The snap – which was taken in Tokyo, Japan – shows Niall, 20, putting his arm around Liam, 20, who’s clutching a lit fag in his right hand.

‘We are havin fun in Tokyo ! Konnichiwa !’ Niall captioned the shot.

This isn’t the first time that Directioners have been worried about the lads’ health.

Zayn Malik is a smoker, while Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson‘s mums have both denied that their sons have nicotine addictions.

Last year, Niall apologised after he was pictured with a sneaky cig during a boozy night out.

Niall‘s Instagram followers were pretty upset after seeing the shocking picture of Liam.

‘I gonna cry why is Liam smoking? He’s better then that. Niall I know you probably will not read this but if you could please help Liam we would be really great-full,’ wrote one.

Another said: ‘LIAM SMOKES OMG :-(((((.’

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