Harry Styles Pretends To Be Pregnant As One Direction's 'Take Me Home' Tour Hits Italy

20 May 2013, 14:44 | Updated: 20 May 2013, 15:38

The 'Kiss You' star also wore an Italian flag themed wig while playing to a 15,000 strong audience in Italy.

One Direction star Harry Styles joked around on stage in Italy over the weekend when he pretended to be pregnant on stage.

The 'Live While We're Young' singer joined his bandmates for a show at the Arena of Verona on Sunday (19th May) in front of a 15,000 strong crowd, and was clearly in good spirits as he messed around and wore an Italian flag coloured wig.

Harry continued the jokes when he put a balloon up his t-shirt and pretended he was pregnant in between songs, to huge applause and laughter from the crowd.

"Easily one of my favourite shows ever," Harry tweeted after the show. "Incredible venue, thank you so much for having us. You were incredible, I love Verona. Ciao x."

The 'Little Things' singers received a huge welcome as their brought their 'Take Me Home' tour to Italy over the weekend, with Niall Horan tweeting: "I can't believe this! Imagine 4 years ago if I came to Milan on holiday! There deffo would never have been 1000 people outside my hotel."

Check out a picture of Harry Styles pretending to be pregnant on stage in Italy below (Credit: Splash):

Last week saw the announcement that One Direction will be embarking on a stadium tour across the UK and Ireland, as well as dates in Latin America.

The 'Kiss You' five-piece have also vowed to announce more dates across the globe over the coming months.

One Direction were unable to attend the Billboard Music Awards 2013 in Las Vegas last night, where they were named winners of three awards in total.