The paper says that the trip to D.C. would be meant as a thank-you gift to daughters Sasha, 11, and Malia, 14, for their help during the presidential campaign.

“A source close to One Direction revealed that Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaMichelle Obama holds fitness 'bootcamps' for friends Obama marks Father’s Day: ‘I'm most proud to be Sasha and Malia's dad’ Obamas invited to be honorary football coach at University of Michigan MORE, 48, had been in touch personally to ask them to appear at the White House,” the paper reports.

It wouldn’t be the first time the English and Irish pop stars have snagged an invite to the commander in chief’s abode. The “Live While We’re Young” singers were asked to appear at the White House Easter Egg Roll earlier this year, but couldn’t make it because of their hectic schedule.

A spokesman from the first lady’s office didn’t respond to ITK’s request for comment.

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