News In fact, the actor went as far as to threaten the One Direction star live on television, telling host Conan O’Brien: “That little prick’s gonna get it.”

The actor threatened the One Direction star live on television, telling host Conan O’Brien that he wanted to "beat the c**p of him" in a video

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Showbiz journalist Caroline Whitmore settles Harry Styles story case

Showbiz journalist Caroline Whitmore has settled her libel case over a newspaper story linking her to young pop star Harry Styles.

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