Niall Horan is being bombarded with abusive text messages about his family.
The 22-year-old One Direction singer says a group of fans has managed to find out his mobile number and has been sending him vile messages about his family, including his nephew Theo, aged two.
Explaining his ordeal in a series of tweets, Niall said: "For the last two weeks I've been receiving messages off a group of fans, they have drowned my phone in messages, keeping me awake at night.
"But the worst part is. They have been nothing but abusive. Saying things you wouldn't even believe about me and my family.
"And saying the worst things ever about my little nephew. Thank god I'm not the kind of person who thinks into stuff like this "But I just think it's crazy how we let people away with things like this "And the sad thing is. As I tweet this they are in the group chat laughing at me (sic)."
However, Niall insisted he is fine but wanted to bring attention to the nasty messages because it happens to other people too.
He said: "Don't worry about me .im the most carefree , laid back person around. But I'm just signalling it, because this is happening to others (sic)."