‘Bit of a Geek’ Liam Payne Bought the Flying Car From Harry Potter

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Liam Payne, One Direction member and presumed landscaping enthusiast, revealed on Nick Grimshaw’s Radio 1 show earlier today that he recently purchased one of the cars used to play Arthur Weasley's car from the Harry Potter series, and that he now keeps said car in his garden. “You know, the blue car, the flying one?” Payne said on air. “I bought one because I’m a bit of a geek.”

Because he is a snippet of a nerd, Payne also revealed that he's taken the Pottermore sorting quiz online, and is proud to report that he's a member of Gryffindor. "My friend got Hufflepuff and I got Gryffindor," Payne said, surely not gloating at all. "He was so annoyed."


Because he is a dash of a dork, Payne also once had a Harry Potter–themed 22nd-birthday party, which he documented on Instagram:

Because he is a soupçon of a dweeb, Payne also once traveled to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, where he posted this delightful pair of Instagrams:

Yes, yes, this is all what one does when one is a quantum of a Potterhead. Move along.