The One Direction singer didn't take Max's comments to heart
But now Louis, 21 – who’s dating student Eleanor Calder – has joked that the only reason Max mentioned him is because he loves The Wanted more than the other members of 1D.
‘I think they just knew I was the biggest fan of The Wanted and they targeted me for it,’ says Louis.
Liam Payne adds: ‘They thought they’d hit him harder than anyone else because obviously he’s a big fan of Max.’
Despite Louis‘s harsh exchanges with Tom and Jay, Liam – who’s also waded into their Twitter fights in the past – insists the groups’ rivalry has calmed down.
‘We haven’t said anything about them in a while and they haven’t said anything about us in a while,’ Liam, 20, tells Metro.
‘The feud’s kind of died down a bit.’
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