Thursday, May 24, 2012

UK - Boy band told to rein in phone use after bills for £14,000 in Australia and USA

The Scottish Daily Record reports that:
ONE Direction have been given a lecture on finances – after running up mobile phone bills totalling £14,000.

Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Niall Horan amassed the whopping charges during the boy band’s recent tours of North America and Australia.

The X Factor stars racked up bills of more than £2500 each using Twitter, Facebook and the iPhone app Draw Something – as well as phoning and texting family and friends back home.

And when record label bosses confronted them about their not-so-smart use of their smartphones, it turned out the lads were clueless about roaming fees.

They have been told off and will, apparently, be restraining their use of phones and social media in future.

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