Move over, Miley Cyrus. The new poster child for marijuana consumption is Zayn Malik of One Direction. He was caught on video smoking what appears to be a joint (hey, it could just be an extremely fat cigarette!) while bandmate Louis Tomlinson jokes about weed being part of his creative process from behind the camera. It’s not exactly unexpected behavior for men in their early 20s but could come as a something of a shock to younger fans.
Filmed during One Direction’s tour of Peru, the video finds the bandmates lighting a doobie in the back of a car. “Joint lit. Happy days,” narrates Louis. He then asks Zayn, who is shown merrily puffing away, what he thinks of their behavior. “I think it’s very controversial,” he replies. That exchange is followed by Louis joking about smoking pot being part of his pal’s pre-show preparations: “one very, very important factor to Zayn’s warm up, of course is Mary Jane herself.”
It’s all pretty harmless but you have to wonder why they filmed it in the first place unless it’s a prank or skit for an upcoming tour DVD. Perhaps they are just trying to shake up their image? Find a link to the video and the full transcript of their conversation after the jump.
The Daily Mail has the video streaming exclusively from their site. Have a look and let us know what you think in the comments below.
[Via Daily Mail].
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