Granted, he did fulfill one of the girls’ requests by wishing her a happy birthday, and gave her the thumbs-up in the process. So was it just harmless banter? Or is that simply no way to speak to a lady? (The girls do seem pretty young in the video…) Watch Niall’s exchange below and let us know your thoughts.
To Horan’s credit, he tweeted the following early this morning: “really sorry if I caused any offence. It was just banter with fans who I think of more as mates… but I understand that it’s not a word I should be using at all.”