One Direction fans around the world are left heartbroken today after hearing the official news that their favorite boy band will disband in March according to a Sunday, August 23 report from MSN. One Direction will disband in March according to reports. The remaining One Direction members, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson have mutually agreed to an extended hiatus of at least 12 months.
Band members will take the time apart to pursue their solo projects. It was also announced the guys will not be launching a tour to support the launch of their fifth album, meaning their last full concert will be in Sheffield at the end of October. A source close to One Direction members stated, “The guys have been together for five years, which is an incredible run for any boyband.
“They fully deserve to have at least a year to work on their projects. There is absolutely no bad blood between them, and they are all 100 percent behind the decision. It is definitely not a split, and they fully intend to get back together at some time in the future. But for now it is the end, and they go out on top as the world’s most popular music act.”
One Direction members intend to release their fifth and (possibly last) album in time for Christmas and will fulfill the remainder of their promotional commitments for record label Syco in February. “All the boys have a massive amount of options available to them. It’s an exciting time because for the past five years they’ve always put the band first,” added the band source.
It has been a big year of changes for One Direction members. The changes began with Zayn Malik abruptly leaving 1D to start his solo career. It was later followed by the announcement that Louis Tomlinson was to become a father later this year, and now the shocking moments that all One Direction fans have had hoped would never arrive, the band disbandment.
As previously reported in July, Simon Cowell hinted that there is an enormous possibility that the guys could make the decision to disband the group for good. “In terms of the band, they’ve got enough hits now they can take some time off and do some other stuff they want to do. Then I hope they’ll have a little bit of time apart and want to get back together again. It’s a fun job, but it’s their decision.” Cowell also revealed his deep affection for the band’s members, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, and Harry Styles.
One Direction fans do you believe that this is the official end of One Direction for all times, or will they reunite after their “hiatus?”