One Direction turned down £1million deal to stop fans getting ripped off

That is a LOT of pairs of skinny jeans they turned down for you.

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It's no secret that One Direction are real life superheroes, but prepare to have your fangirl mind blown by what the lads did because they were worried about Directioners getting ripped off.

This actually happened a while ago, but was no biggie to the guys so they didn't mention it, but apparently involved them turning down £1million - all because they wanted to stop ticket touts from taking advantage of their fans.

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While they haven't spoken about it directly, Niall has explained that it's always been extremely important to him and the 1D lads to clamp down on the websites that buy up tour tickets and then amp up the price, selling them for way more than they should and pocketing the huge markup.

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"For me there is no better feeling than playing live for fans," Nialler tells the Sunday Mirror.

"We always thought very carefully about how tickets were priced and so to regularly see fans on Twitter unable to get a ticket or having to pay ridiculous secondary ticketing prices was incredibly frustrating.

"Those sites are all about making a quick buck, they are terrible for music and for real music fans," he said.

It doesn't end there though and an anonymous insider also tells the paper that 1D went as far as to get involved in the fight against touts directly as they were so fed up of fans being forced to pay way more than they should have to.

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"1D got offered a seven-figure sum by a secondary ticketing company to be featured on their site, and a very large share on uplift on those highly-priced tickets," the source says.

"The band flatly turned this down."

YES, lads. We always knew you were looking out for us.

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