01/19/2014 03:05 pm ET

Liam Payne Slams Media for 'Twisting' Duck Dynasty Tweet

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Liam Payne has RIPPED the media for “twisting” his comments on “Duck Dynasty.”

On Saturday, the One Direction member tweeted star Willie Robertson that he’s a “big fan” and has “huge respect” for the clan’s business success and “family values.”

Some outlets took the tweet to be an endorsement of the Robertson family’s controversial anti-gay views, and accused him of being homophobic.

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