Louis Tomlinson’s brand new album is on the way and to promote it’s release, the star featured as a guest on morning show, BBC Breakfast. During the interview, several personal and sensitive questions were asked, leaving Louis in discomfort. The show’s presenter quickly defended himself on Twitter but who is actually in the right? Here’s the full breakdown.
BBC Breakfast asks Louis sensitive questions during interview
BBC Breakfast recently invited Louis Tomlinson on the show to discuss his new album. The interview went south quickly however as the hosts began to ask insensitive questions about the passing of close family members. The two hosts continued to ask Louis similar questions regarding the One Direction breakup and feud with band member, Zain. Although Tomlinson was clearly uncomfortable during the interview, it didn’t stop the BBC hosts one bit.
‘God, you are proper going in here aren’t you’ exclaimed Tomlinson around halfway into the interview. The host of the show replied, ‘Louis, you know people will be interested’. It was at this point where the singer stopped the interview.
‘People pick up on every little thing I say. Look, I’m just not ready to have that conversation yet and that’s fair enough’.Louis Tomlinson, BBC Breakfast
After the interview had aired, Tomlinson took to Twitter to exclaim he will no longer return to the show.
Louis Tomlinson takes to Twitter, refusing to go on BBC Breakfast again
In addition to the discomfort that Louis obviously felt during the interview, the singer took to Twitter to publicly announce that he is boycotting the show. ‘Defo wont be going on there again Haha! Love to all my fans for always having my back’, the tweet reads.
Host of the show that was the frontrunner in asking the sensitive questions, Dan Walker responded to Louis’ tweet shortly after. Here is the full Twitter thread between the conversation with both Louis and Dan.
Here’s what BBC Breakfast were told NOT to discuss
Before the interview, Louis team told the show what not to discuss or do on air regarding the interview. In a tweet, host Dan Walker mentioned that the show was told not to show any images of Louis’ mother who passed away and to only mentioned grief in general terms. It was both clear to Dan and the co-presenter that discussing his mother specifically was not agreed upon.
Is Louis Tomlinson overreacting or is BBC Breakfast in the wrong? Let us know!