One Direction’s Niall Horan apologises after calling fans c****

One Direction's Niall Horan has been forced to apologise after he called a group of fans "c****".

Niall has apologised after swearing at fans. Copyright [Wenn]

The 1D member said it was just "banter" and that he didn't mean to cause any "offence" by the comments. Oops.

Niall was snapped on video making the comment after he landed back in Ireland on Monday night following One Direction's massively successful tour of America.

Greeted by a load of fans, the Irish teenager said: "Remember the last time I walked down here. You shower of c****"

Niall HoranNiall said it was just banter with his fans. Copyright [Wenn]

The fans didn't seem bothered by the abuse - posting the video on Youtube and writing underneath: "We didnt mobb him, he callled us showers of c**** as BANTER."

But after he hit the headlines for his dirty language, Niall posted on Twitter this afternoon: "really sorry if I caused any offence. It was just banter with fans who I think of more as mates but I understand that it's not a word I should be using at all".

VID: WATCH NIALL SWEARING HERE

Meanwhile his One Direction bandmate Harry Styles has been having hard at work in London house hunting with his hairdresser.

The cutie was papped in swanky Primrose Hill with an estate agent sizing up luxurious pads.

And he hit uber cool Shoreditch House afterwards with BFF Nick Grimshaw and Tinie Tempah to celebrate the launch of Tinie's new trainer range.

Harry Styles went house hunting in Primrose Hill yesterday. Copyright [Rex]