Justin Bieber: "One of the world's biggest artists has a crush on Harry Styles"
And it's not just any old friend - it's one of the biggest artists he in the world, he says.
However, the Mirror reports that he has sworn himself to secrecy over the identity of the admirer. He said:
"I already know one of the biggest artists in the world thinks Harry is so hot, but I have been sworn to secrecy."
Bieber meanwhile took time to wax lyrical about the band's talents, stating that they will be the "biggest boy band in the world" come the end of 2012. He added:
"They look great, they sound great and, when you add their British accents into the mix, the American girls are going crazy for them. Sure you need the talent, but you need to win over the American public, that’s what it is all about. One Direction are genuine good guys. The industry needs a fresh boy band, and by the end of this year they will be the biggest boy band in the world."
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