Liam Payne And Louis Tomlinson Attend 2016 Brit Awards During One Direction Hiatus (PHOTOS)
One half of One Direction has arrived at the Brit Awards! Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson hit the red carpet together at the music award show on Tuesday, despite the band being on hiatus. See photos below.
The Brit Awards mark the first time any members of the band have made a public appearance together since the group decided to take a break back in December. The guys looked dapper decked out suits, with Payne rocking a black jacket and Tomlinson in a silver jacket. Tomlinson posted a picture to Instagram from the red carpet, with a message that read, “Tommo and Payno.. Brits.” Unfortunately for One Direction fans, Harry Styles and Niall Horan were not in attendance.
Earlier this week on Instagram, Payne teased Tomlinson about how eager he was to reunite with his bandmate. “That one friend u call 49 times?! And then he’s like ahhh man where u been,” Payne captioned his post. The Brit Awards also mark the first red carpet appearance for new dad Tomlinson, who welcomed a son with Briana Jungwirth in January.
Gossip Cop would like to note that Payne and Tomlinson’s red carpet arrival comes after HollywoodLife falsely claimed no one from the group would be attending the event. One Direction is nominated for Best British Group and British Artist Video of the Year for “Drag Me Down.” See more photos from the Brit Awards below of Tomlinson and Payne.