aside from the fact that they took a dig at one direction and amounted them and their fans to terrorists, the entire premise the video was to shed a humorous light on a very real issue where very real people are being murdered by very real terrorist groups like there is literally nothing worth defending here.
the media: one direction is a terrorist organization lol
1d fans: we understand that it was meant to be a joke but that came off as islamophobic because one of the members is a muslim
the media: we have been ATTACKED by DERANGED HORMONAL teenage girls on SOCIAL MEDIA bc of a HARMLESS joke
"It started out as a kiss, how did it end up like this…" [x]
"They didn’t say Zayn’s name"
Yeah ok, who else in the band is Muslim?
I’ll wait here.
THAT WASNT THE POINT OF THE JOKE. The fact that you jut connect Zayn to it because of the fact he is Muslim is in itself a tad racist. Not all terrorists are Muslim. SO EVERYONE CALM THE FUCK DOWN AND READ A BOOK.
THE JOKE?! THAT WASN’T THE POINT OF THE JOKE?? Get the fuck off my post thanks.
#open letter to zayn: im sorry for the questions you get bc of your background/religion #im sorry you deal with something none of the other boys have to deal with because of your personal beliefs #i’m sorry you’re labeled because of your smoking and tattoos #i’m sorry you can’t control these assholes
Zayn for ‘Who We Are: Our Official Autobiography’
Fighting and defending Zayn is in turn fighting for Yaser and Zayn’s entire family it’s fighting for all his ancestors and all his fans who are so proud of him for being successful and representing their people and the religion. Fighting for Zayn is so much deeper than Zayn himself it’s for all people that are just like him who don’t have a voice and are afraid to stand up.
the daily show made a joke about a member of 1d being in a terrorist group (hm wonder who they were talking about) and there is absolutely no outrage no one is commenting on how disgusting and nasty it is but every other headline gets your attention side eyeing a lot of you
Nothing hits me harder than this shit.
from Zayn’s section of Who We Are (x)