The 20-year-old Wolverhampton-born singer felt compelled to defend himself after praising US reality TV show Duck Dynasty, whose lead star Willie Robertson has been accused of making homophobic comments.
‘@williebosshog huge love to you/your family huge respect for your business prosperities and the family values you still all behold. Big fan’, wrote Liam.
After a slurry of criticism, the boybander then took to Twitter to hit back at the haters.
‘Being a fan of someone’s show and the way they still hold a family together doesn’t mean I am OK with all they say’, he posted.
Unable to hide his emotion, Liam continued: ‘Oh my god can someone literally not be a fan if a show without being labelled? I bought dinner the other day it made a news story.
‘What I gotta do to please you b******s? I’m a 20 year old just living life as you did when u where twenty but in extraordinary circumstances. I can’t do anything without being judged, you try that and write about it.’
The One Direction star continued: ‘Sick of all this bull I’ll be back again when the freedom of speech law is back and people don’t believe to much into the bulls*** they read.
‘Can’t wait for the call tomorrow where I get told of for cussing had to be said like I said before much worse has happened In the world.’
The singer’s sister Ruth has now told fans that Liam needs some time out and won’t be returning to Twitter anytime soon.
Posting on her own account, she wrote: ‘I hope he has a long time away from twitter now and enjoys his time off without being judged. At the moment he just needs a break.’
Sign up for the newsletter
Get news, competitions and special offers direct to your inbox
By Robyn Munson