One Direction's Harry Styles: Naked Photo Not Real

11 January 2012, 10:38 | Updated: 11 January 2012, 10:40

'Gotta Be You' star has denied that he features in picture that first surfaced in gossip magazine.

One Direction star Harry Styles has denied that a naked photo which has surfaced online is him.

The naked picture was first published in Heat magazine and showed the torso of a nude male with the flash of the camera obscuring their face.

The unidentifiable male had the same trademark hairstyle as Harry, leaving many One Direction fans divided on Twitter yesterday, with most hoping that it didn't turn out to be real.

And now Harry has apparently insisted that the naked photo was not him, according to the Daily Mail.

Meanwhile, One Direction played their first big London gig at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo last night (10th January).