The One Direction singer didn't take Max's comments to heart

Louis Tomlinson has laughed off Max George‘s comments about him being secretly gay.

WhenWanted singer Max, 25, was asked which member of One Direction he thought would ‘come out first’ on US TV in May, he gave Louis‘s name.

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.’

1D have endured a long-running spat with The Wanted, which has seen Louis argue with Tom Parker on Twitter and Jay McGuiness calling him ‘overrated’ and ‘arrogant’.

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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