– Liam Payne confesses to not being himself during the One Direction days and vows to be a better friend to Louis Tomlinson in the future.
– Payne opens up about his mental health struggles during his time in the band and turns to alcohol and substance use but largely kept it to himself.
– Tomlinson’s new documentary film, “All of Those Voices,” which follows his personal struggles during One Direction’s split and subsequent solo career, resonates with Payne and strengthens their special bond.
Former One Direction bandmates Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson recently had a mini reunion ahead of the release of Tomlinson’s documentary film, “All of Those Voices.” Payne took to Instagram to express his admiration for Tomlinson, apologizing for not being a better friend during their time together in the band. He also revealed that the documentary made him confront the way he personally dealt with fame and treated those around him.
In the past, Payne has opened up about his mental health struggles while in One Direction, turning to alcohol and substance use, but largely keeping the dark moments to himself. He credits Tomlinson as one of the “small group of people that literally saved my life” and is grateful to have him in his life.
“All of Those Voices” follows Tomlinson during One Direction’s split and his subsequent solo career, touching on personal struggles such as the deaths of his mom and younger sister. The documentary touched a nerve with Payne, who admits to being emotionally drained after watching it.
Their special bond is only going in One Direction from here, indicating a fresh start for the boyband members. The film will be released in theaters worldwide on March 22.
Overall, Payne’s heartfelt apology and expression of gratitude for Tomlinson’s friendship shines a light on the personal struggles many celebrities face while in the spotlight. The documentary’s introspective nature has even helped Payne confront his own past experiences and vow to be a better friend in the future.