One Direction star behaved like an ‘idiot’
London - One Direction's Harry Styles used to act like a "complete idiot" in public.
The 'Live While We're Young' star's friend has told how they used to cause trouble in supermarkets and pretend he had Tourette syndrome - a condition which makes sufferers shout out things at random - as teenagers.
Childhood pal Will Sweeney told The Sun newspaper: "We'd act like complete idiots in public. Harry would go into Tesco, pretend he had Tourette's and walk around screaming and shouting.
"We'd throw things at each other, we'd just create chaos and a bit of a mess. We were told off by security and customers.
"We played this game where you pick something up and launch it over your head without knowing where the other person is - and they've got to try to catch it.
"We grabbed all sorts; bread, sauces, and Harry dropped stuff everywhere.
"Harry loved it. He was always up for fun, wacky things, having a laugh, and he never cared what people thought."
Will has previously admitted the 18-year-old heartthrob's carefree attitude has always meant he's been a hit with the ladies.
He said: "Groups of girls warm to him because of his personality and cheeky-chappy style, so we always used to wind him up and just say, 'Classic Styles'. He's really easy to talk to - if you met him in the street, you wouldn't feel intimidated."
Harry - famous for dating older women - has recently said he is looking for a girl with a similar attitude to himself.
He said: "I'm looking for a girl who's cheeky and will make me chase her. The fun's all in the chase." - Bang Showbiz