ENTERTAINMENT: One Direction Shows Support For Their Pal Justin Beiber

Justin Bieber hasn't had it very easy the last couple of weeks. Luckily, he's got brotherly love coming in his Direction .

After wrapping up a controversy-filled stay in England, some of the guys of One Direction have come to his defense on the Twitter . (Follow Me @Super_Russian)

                       "I really do empathize with him, I don't see anything out of character," Louis Tomlinson wrote of Bieber's recent spate of troubles over the weekend. "Although I don't know him personally, I do wish the press would take it easy on @justinbieber."

While Louis isn't necessarily besties with the 19-year-old, his groupmate Zayn Malik also tweeted some love for Bieber. "@Louis_Tomlinson what a dude man :D ha got your back bro !! @justinbieber," he wrote on Saturday.

In the wake of all his ups, and mostly downs, this past week, Bieber took to Twitter on Sunday to open up about his time in troubled time London. After having what he called the "worst birthday" on Friday, he also showed up late to a show at the city's 02 Arena, collapsed onstage at a later show and even got into a scuffle with the paparazzi.

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