One Direction fans blamed for many of the tweets
Michael Baggs

10:04 10th December 2013

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'Royals' chart-topper Lorde has become the victim of a hate campaign on Twitter, with fans of rival stars writing cruel messages regarding her, and her relationship with boyfriend James Lowe.

The attack was seemingly sparked last week (6 December, 2013), when Odd Future star Tyler, The Creator posted a photo of the couple on Instagram, with the caption 'Hhahahahahah', poking fun at the unflattering picture of the pair.

Since then, however, Lorde has faced a barrage of abuse from cruel Twitter users, many of whom have singled out Lowe's ethnicity for racist attacks. One Direction fans have been blamed in the most part, after Lorde reportedly called members of the boyband 'ugly' (which she didn't).

Some of the most offensive include the following:

Peeta Mellark: "your boyfriend can suck my doesnt exist dick he's so damn ugly ew you couldnt find better?"

Yourmother: "Oh wait, your boyfriend is 7 years different from you 0_0... Oh hell no, Lorde. You'd scored a scrawny asian sugardaddy."

dxisychainzayn: "Lorde: "All of One Direction are ugly."Come back to us when your boyfriend doesn't look like PSY gone wrong."

Stripper: "lorde can choke on her boyfriend's cock...oh but he doesn't have a cock big enough for that"

A number of images were also shared of Lorde and Lowe - as well as an image with One Direction singer Harry Styles stood next to an unknown Asian man.





Lorde is yet to respond to the online abuse, however what makes it all the more tragic and depressing that she never even called Justin Bieber or One Direction ugly in the first place. She actually called 1D 'overrated' and added: "I feel like the influences that are there in the industry for people my age, like Justin Bieber or whatever, are just not a very real depiction of what it's like to be a young person."

Below: Lorde, we salute you - the 10 best things she has said in 2013

  • When asked if she wants to work with David Guetta: "No. Fuck no. He's so gross."

  • "I think women who say, 'No, I'm not a feminist - I love men,' I think that is just...You don't know what it means. You think it means that, 'I don't shave under my arms, I burn my bras. Fuck men!' How could you be so uneducated, and so unwilling to learn about something which is so important to you?"

  • "Taylor Swift is so flawless, and so unattainable, and I don't think it's breeding anything good in young girls."

  • "Everyone is so obsessed with how everything looks, how the party will look through a lens the next day. We all have Tumblr and we all have Instagram and everything. People care so much about it because, now, any random can be famous on the internet if their world looks good on Tumblr."

  • "She’s great, but I listened to that Lana Del Rey record and the whole time I was just thinking it’s so unhealthy for young girls to be listening to, you know: "I'm nothing without you." This sort of shirt-tugging, desperate, don’t leave me stuff."

  • On ex-Disney stars: "The difference between those kids and me is that I grew up completely normally and went to parties and had that experience. I am way less inclined to be like, ‘Look! I’m f**king mental!'"

  • "I'm a feminist so certain things about music I find frustrating. I think pop is scarily powerful. There are a lot of shock tactics these days: people trying to outdo each other, which will probably culminate in two people f**king onstage at the Grammys."

  • "I've always really liked Kanye and I met him on Jools Holland. He was wearing a grill on his lower teeth and I had this barely suppressed desire to rub the grill. I didn't rub the grill."

  • "I think there's a funny culture in music that's only happened over the last 15 years, that if you have an opinion about something in music that isn't 100-percent good, you're a 'hater,' even if you have perfectly reasonable grounds for that critique."

  • "I love rap music because it just makes me feel way cooler than I really am."

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