Su­per stans

Truly ded­i­cated fan?

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We talk to ded­i­cated fans about their fave su­per­stars

Tell us about your true love.

It has to be 5S0S! I’ve been a fan of the band for about five years, since I was 11. I love that they’re also from Aus­tralia so I feel I can re­ally re­late to their story of grow­ing up here. And they are all funny, very tal­ented and gen­uinely down-to-earth guys.

How many gigs have you been to?

That hard­est thing about liv­ing in Aus­tralia is that you don’t get to see bands as much as they do in Amer­ica so I’ve only seen them three times. I love it when they come to my home town of Bris­bane. And my par­ents paid for the VIP ex­pe­ri­ence for their gig in Au­gust, which was $300. Amaz­ing!

But you love the merch, right?

I’ve spent so much money on mer­chan­dise! There are books and CDs and I also have about 12 T-shirts. I like to col­lect all keep­sakes. I kept my movie ticket when I went to the cin­ema to see their movie, my mosh­pit wrist­band and 5SOS gui­tar picks! But I have also 150 posters, which are plas­tered on the walls of my bed­room. Every­where you look, it’s 5SOS. It’s per­fect!

What do your par­ents think?

I’m still in school so my par­ents have spent a lot on me be­ing a fan. And they hon­estly think I’m crazy for per­suad­ing them to buy all this stuff for me but they can un­der­stand why I adore them so much since they like their music too.

Ever won­dered what re­ally goes into be­ing a We asked three de­voted kweens.

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Tell us about your true love.

It’s all about Harry Styles. He’s ev­ery­thing! He’s so kind and he’s so amaz­ing to his fans even though he’s been in the spot­light for­ever. He just ac­cepts ev­ery­one for who they are.

How many times have you seen him?

Too many to re­mem­ber! This year alone I am jump­ing all around Amer­ica to see him tour­ing all the dif­fer­ent states. I have tick­ets for six of his shows and I’ve al­ready done seven. It’s cost me around $200 a pop as I have to get ho­tels in the places that I don’t have fam­ily liv­ing in. I’m cur­rently work­ing in a hard­ware store and all my money re­ally goes on be­ing a Harry Styles fan. I spent $125 just on mer­chan­dise the other day.

What’s the cra­zi­est fan thing you’ve done?

I got an ‘H’ tat­too on my wrist. That is pretty crazy but it’s very small. And I slept out in the street to see Harry on The To­day Show.

I’ve tried to meet him in per­son. I went into the toi­let of the ho­tel he was stay­ing in when he was in One Di­rec­tion and I ended up bump­ing into Liam’s girl­friend at the time, Sophia.

What do your fam­ily and friends think?

I’m lucky that they know how much I love him so they’re sup­port­ive. Some­times they don’t get why I want to see him more than once but I don’t feel like they judge me. My mum has been su­per help­ful with or­gan­is­ing all the flights and ho­tels. And I have made so many new friends from be­ing a Harry fan.

5 Sec­onds ofSum­mer

Justin Bieber

Harry Styles

Mag­gie O’Con­nor, 19 SPENT: $2,500

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