The ‘Glee’ Guys Sing One Direction Song at Prom — VIDEO

Glee PromWhat do 12-year-old girls love more than Glee? One Direction. What do they love even more than One Direction? Prom. What happens when you put Fox’s glittery hour of karaoke jazz hands, the latest international boy band craze, and a high school right of passage together? Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! That’s what.

You don’t know what a One Direction is? Well, ya old! They’re a boy band of the standard variety, the winners of the British X-Factor, and the hottest thing since Lisa Frank folders. All the girlies love them. They were even on SNL. Since Glee, like some low-rent slattern, likes nothing more than to pander to its audience of young fans with lust in their hearts and credits on the iTunes accounts, you now see Rory, Artie, Sam, Blaine, and The Jesusy One With the Dreads singing 1D’s “What Makes You Beautiful” on this Tuesday’s prom episode. The song’s message even dovetails nicely with their “Free to Be You and Me” message-of-the-week format that it’s been employing lately. Ugh, at least it’s better than when they did even worse things to “Friday” at last year’s prom.

Well, if you want to be hip and down with the kids, check out the video below. If you’re already a fan of everything mentioned above just let me say, “Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!” You totally know what I mean.

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After getting his master's degree in poetry, Senior Writer Brian Moylan started writing about television and pop culture for Gawker, The Guardian, The Washington Blade and a few other reputable publications. Brian has an honorary PhD in “Jersey Shore” studies from the University of Chicago. He's shared his often hilarious views about the tube on VH1, MSNBC, TV Guide Channel, MTV (Canada), BBC radio, and NPR. He can usually be found at his apartment in New York yelling at the TV and dodging calls from Real Housewives. He is a Taurus and likes long walks on the beach, fried chicken, and almost every reality television program ever created (especially “The Swan”).