One Direction fans have been quick to jump to the defence of their heroes, after a Mail Online video filmed whilst the band where on tour in Peru appears to show Zayn Malik smoking cannabis whilst travelling with Louis Tomlinson.
Other band members Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Niall Horan are believed to have been travelling in different cars and were not seen in the video.
Possession of small amounts of cannabis for person use is not punishable under Peruvian law.
Liam Payne has apologised on behalf of his One Direction bandmates after two of the singers were filmed appearing to be smoking marijuana.
Members of boy band One Direction have been filmed smoking a rolled up cigarette and joking about cannabis.