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One Direction’s Liam Payne took heat on Saturday after turning to Twitter to express support for “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson.

Payne indicated that he is a “big fan” and sent out “huge love” to Robertson, adding that he has “huge respect for your business prosperities and the family values you still all behold.”

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That didn’t sit well with some on the Internet.

Openly gay YouTube personality Tyler Oakley — who has over one million followers — hit back, saying he was “very confused and disappointed.”

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“This literally changes everything,” he added in his tweet.

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Payne quickly issued a follow-up tweet, aiming to clarify what he meant.

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Then, Payne unleashed.

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As of Sunday morning, the vast majority of tweets directed at Payne appeared to be showing him support.

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