It’s easy to look at someone and think, “Oh, yeah, whatever. That guy’s an a-d-k.” He went on. “But the bottom line is that once you know what he has been through, and whether or no he really wanted to be there, then it’s worth the effort.”

Liam added that he gets what it is like to be “misunderstood,” so he relates to Zayn to an extent.

Liam declared, “Listen. He doesn’t like any of my actions.” He’s done some horrible things, and I don’t agree with them. He is not my friend. All I can tell you is that I am sympathetic and that the other person will eventually seek the assistance that you are willing to offer.