Thousands of fans are slowly filling up the Stadium of Light for tonight's One Direction show. A controversial video has emerged showing what appears to be two of the band's members, Zayn Malik, and, Louis Tomlinson, smoking drugs as they travel to a performance in Peru.
The footage has received a mixed reaction from fans. A spokesman for One Direction says that the matter is in the hands of their lawyers.
Bosses at the Stadium of Light say last night's One Direction concert generated around three million pounds for the local economy.
Sunderland’s Stadium of Light welcomed 52,000 spectators last night as One Direction began their UK tour on Wearside.
Fans of the X Factor band began queuing outside Sunderland's Stadium of Light before dawn for the first leg of their UK tour.