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Liam Payne Sick: Fans Horribly Worried After One Direction Cancels Show

Tue, October 20, 2015 5:17pm EDT by Emily Longeretta 11 Comments

One Direction fans are on extremely high alert after gathering inside the SSE Arena in Belfast on Oct. 20 — and then were informed just moments before the band took the stage, that show was canceled due to Liam’s sickness! Is he ok?

Liam Payne has One Direction fans really, really worried. On Oct. 20, the band was set to take the stage at 8:30pm. But on 9:03, they alerted fans that the concert was canceled. Directly after, #GetWellSoonLiam started trending on Twitter and well, to use the word “worried” is an understatement. Read some fan reactions here.

“Unfortunately One Direction have had to cancel tonight’s concert in Belfast. Liam has been taken suddenly ill, and the concert will sadly not be taking place. Fans have been asked to hold on to their tickets and there will be a further statement tomorrow. The band apologise to their fans and wish Liam well as soon as possible,” the band’s publicist, Simon Jones, told

Harry Styles also took to Twitter right after: “Deepest apologies to everyone at the show tonight in Belfast. Very disappointed, but unfortunately these things happen. We’re very sorry. H.” Louis Tomlinson also tweeted, “We’re so so sorry for what happened tonight, it was out of our control ! Lots of love to Liam and thank you for being so understanding!”

Here are some fan tweets:

— Emily Longeretta