One Direction’s Liam Payne was effusive in his Twitter “fan letter” to Willie Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” fame. That led to some backlash, including this tweet from openly gay YouTube personality Tyler Oakley:

One Direction’s fans immediately began tweeting Oakley in defense of Payne, in the process making Oakley a trending topic.

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For his part, Payne offered a quick clarification.

https://twitter.com/hsmharry/statuses/424679575692779520