The Metro reports today that Tom struggled with handing over the songs to the boy band as he wanted to keep them for his own group.
He said: "It's hard when you're writing for someone else. You obviously always want to do your best work, but sometimes you write and have a song idea and you're like, 'Oh, it's so good I want to keep it for us'."
Band mate Danny Jones then asked Tom: "You sent that slightly s**tter one, didn't ya?" to which Tom replied: "I played them a few song ideas and they went for one of the others. I was like, yes!"
Tom Fletcher has now however insisted that he and Danny were joking and that he would never want to produce substandard work.
He tweeted: "So, the stuff in the press today about us giving One Direction our "s***" songs is obviously completely false.
"What Danny said was obviously a joke. We would never, NEVER, give anyone "s***" songs and as I clearly say in the interview …..
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"You obviously always want to do your best work". In fact all 3 songs I've written for 1D are some of my favourites I've EVER written and…
"I genuinely would have kept them for mcfly but I have never, and will never give anyone second rate songs.
"How would that ever be good for me as a song writer?
"And the most important point of all is…I've never written a s*** song ;)"
Well we're glad that's all cleared up.
The last thing we would have wanted is two of our favourite boy bands to be at war with each other.