Jake Bugg slams One Direction, claims that they ‘must know they’re terrible,’ ouch!

Jake Bugg launched into a tirade of abuse against One Direction in a recent interview.

Jake Bugg isn't a fan of One Direction. Not even 'Little Things' Jake? Copyright [Wenn]

The 18-year-old BRIT nominated singer/songwriter told Shortlist magazine that he couldn’t believe that people compare One Direction to The Beatles.

He said: "People [call them the new Beatles] because they broke America, but that don't mean a thing. I mean, [One Direction] must know that they're terrible.

"They must know ... calling them the new rock stars is a ridiculous statement. And people should stop making it."

And he didn’t stop there; Jake then bemoaned the group for not writing their own material, claiming that they most likely laugh about how little effort they put into their music.

"Who the f**k is saying [they're the closest thing to rock stars we have these days]?

“Oh, I'm pretty sure they have a good laugh. But it's easy to, isn't it? When you don't have to write any songs.”

Don’t hold back Jake, say what you really think.

Jake Bugg previously had a pop at lovely Leona Lewis. Copyright [Wenn]

Now One Direction are not the first X Factor act that Jake has laid into, and they probably won’t be the last.

The singer’s debut album hit the top spot last October, preventing Leona Lewis from scoring a hat trick of number one LPs.

When asked about how it felt to win the chart battle, Jake simply branded Leona’s music as ‘s**t’.

He told NME: "I guess it proves my point – people still want to hear guitar music. It's my job to keep that X Factor sh*t off the top of the charts."

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