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22 January 2015, 19:55
Let's HELP PEOPLE! Or, just Tweet about it some more.
Some pretty deep and profound thoughts about the state of the world.
"I don't ever claim to be a good person I'm not," he begins in a rambly diatribe posted to TwitLonger. "But I feel that I wanna be a humanitarian with all of this attention, if that's all i do that would make me happy."
I don't ever claim to be a good person I'm not. But I feel that I wanna be a humanitarian with all of this (cont) http://t.co/qKPA6HrGcX— liam (@Real_Liam_Payne) January 22, 2015
"find a way to help donate to any charity and help change the world today," he ends after a lengthy perspective on his own privilege. "please from me".
And WOW. The Directioners have RESPONDED. Kinda.
#LetsHelpLiamChangeTheWorld has been trending all day, so let's check in and see how the fandom is doing!:
MY IDOL SLAYS YOURS MY IDOL SLAYS YOURS MY IDOL SLAYS YOURS MY IDOL SLAYS YOURS MY IDOL SLAYS YOURS #LetsHelpLiamChangeTheWorld— mariam,,!! (@njhsvodka) January 22, 2015
While Liam's original message is very considerate (if not a little vague), there seems to be more celebration of his altruistic nature and getting a new hashtag trending than there is actually changing anything. Sure, these things don't really happen over the course of a day, but it does feel as though this topic could be used to actually further some donations or charity projects, instead of just, y'know, posting the same super-pixelated heart diagram about how great Liam is for caring.
trending this doesn't help him #letshelpLiamchangetheworld but it's a start that everybody's realizing that a change is necessary— Yentl | 142 days (@hesft95) January 22, 2015
#LetsHelpLiamChangeTheWorld i wonder if Liam wasn't famous. would you all help him? lets help OURSELVES change the world.— Ghada Saud ᵔᵜᵔ (@_Ghedo1) January 22, 2015
Well that's quite possibly the nicest drunken tweet I've done aha what was going in in my head last night— liam (@Real_Liam_Payne) January 22, 2015
Guess That's what happens when you mix whisky with political films— liam (@Real_Liam_Payne) January 22, 2015
Never change, Directioners.
Meanwhile, if you REALLY want to help change the world, here's some places to start: