Wednesday 22 October 2014

What a pro! Niall Horan sports crutches on the Brits red carpet

Published 19/02/2014 | 20:29

If you can't ditch it, work it.

Niall Horan is sporting his latest accessory - a pair of crutches.

The One Direction star was joined by his bandmates Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Louise Tomlinson and Liam Payne on the Brit Awards red carpet.

But the Mullingar native, who is recovering from leg surgery, couldn't pose the entire night without his crutches, as he wobbled down the red carpet after smiling for photographers.

He was tweeting excitingly at the mini-reunion between the band, who are busy focusing on their personal lives while they enjoy a brief reprieve from touring the world.

"First time we have all been together for a while now! lookin forward t seeing the lads," he said earlier.

"Can't wait for tonight! gona be a good laugh!"

He was joined by fellow Irish singer Kian Egan and his wife Jodi Albert, MTV presenter Laura Whitmore, Galway milliner Philip Treacy and Northern Irish tv presenter Zoe Hardman flying the Irish flag.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19:  Nicole Scherzinger attends The BRIT Awards 2014 at the 02 Arena on February 19, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images)
Nicole Scherzinger attends The BRIT Awards 2014
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19:  Kylie Minogue (R) and sister Danii Minogue attend the BRIT Awards 2014 at 02 Arena on February 19, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Kylie Minogue (R) and sister Danii Minogue attend the BRIT Awards 2014
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: (L to R) Asami Zdrenka, Amira McCarthy, Shereen Cutkelvin and Jess Plummer of Neon Jungle attend The BRIT Awards 2014 at 02 Arena on February 19, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
(L to R) Asami Zdrenka, Amira McCarthy, Shereen Cutkelvin and Jess Plummer of Neon Jungle attend The BRIT Awards 2014

See the red carpet arrivals at the Brits here: Red Carpet Arrivals at Brits 2014

See the full list of nominations for tonight's awards here: Brit Awards 2014: The nominations in full  

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