Swift's rep, Tree Paine, tells PerezHilton.com:
Wow. Wow. Wow.
Kanye is straight-up INSANE!!!!!
Cheeky musical quintet One Direction took a sneaky, secret visit to an impoverished region of Ghana a few days ago as part of the UK's Red Nose Day/Comic Relief effort, which helps raise money to alleviate poverty…
And not only did the boyband members enjoy their trip — where they also filmed scenes for a Comic Relief music video cover of Blondie's One Way or Another — it seems the dudes also learned a thing or two about the state of the world!
In fact, the band's newest legal driver Niall Horan apparently had an "a ha" moment, as evidenced by his tweet:
I've seen the slums right in front of me! This is no joke! They really need your help! Poverty is real !
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) January 15, 2013
Awww Niall! SO cute in the most naive sort of way!
"We all are the most selfish people ever! U would not believe that country."
And while this realization comes rather late in life for Mr. Horan, we just think it's ALWAYS inspiring when celebs attempt to use their influence and fame for ANY social good!
Very impressive boys!
[Image via Ramey Pix.]