WATCH: Video shows One Direction’s Zayn Malik allegedly smoking pot

TORONTO — Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik of UK boy band One Direction have sparked debate among their fans after Malik was recorded allegedly smoking pot.

In the five-minute video, obtained by the Daily Mail, Malik is seen smoking what appears to be a joint in the back of a car in Peru.

Tomlinson, who seems to be recording the video, is heard saying: “So here we are, leaving Peru. Joint lit. Happy days!”

The singer aims the camera at a police officer on a motorcycle outside the car window and says: “He’s having a look. He’s thinking, ‘I’m sure I can smell an illegal substance in there.’ And he’s hit the nail on the head.'”

Possession of less than eight grams of marijuana for personal use is legal in Peru.

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Tomlinson is 22 and Malik is 21.

It is not known how the video, which was reportedly shot at the end of April, ended up with the Daily Mail.

A rep for One Direction declined to comment on the video but said the group’s legal team is investigating the leak.

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On social media, some fans are reacting with disappointment while others are neither surprised or upset.


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