AceShowbiz - Niall Horan is gearing up to release his debut solo album "Flicker", and as a good friend, Justin Bieber helped him promote it. However, he did it in the most hilarious way. The "Love Yourself" hitmaker took to Instagram to share a photo of himself parodying the cover art of "Flicker", which originally features a close-up look at Niall's face.
Justin seemingly wanted to tease the One Direction star as he posted a dimly-lit selfie that found him looking lazily at the camera while putting on a stoic expression on his face. The Canadian heartthrob left the pic captionless, but he made sure to show fans that he's teasing Niall by sharing the real artwork of "Flicker" shortly after for side-to-side comparison.
The artwork saw Niall showing off his piercing blue eyes, meticulously manscaped facial hair and symmetrical face. The "Slow Hands" crooner was spotted in the comment section, jokingly calling Justin an "arsehole."
UPDATE || Niall commented under Justin’s post of him! pic.twitter.com/6y0VN9Ywpr— 1D Updates! (@OfficialWith1D) 25 September 2017
Justin parodying Niall's album cover came shortly after Justin took to Instagram Story to share a video of them goofing around during a lads night out. In the clip, Justin asked Niall to smile, saying, "Let me see that mug of yours!" They both shared a laugh while Niall tried hard to cover the camera with his hands out of embarrassment.
Justin Bieber and Niall Horan hanging out. (via Justin Bieber's IG story) pic.twitter.com/qHpW2mcV4H— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) 25 September 2017
During a recent interview with Billboard, Niall shared that Justin played an important role in the making process of "Flicker". The Irish singer said, "Bieber told me that you never really know when you're finished [with an album]. He thought he was done [with 'Purpose'] and then got 'Love Yourself' at the last minute. I thought my album was finished, and then I went on a bit of a run 'cause I was writin' crap stuff up until then."