The internet is a buzz this afternoon with rumours that cheeky Irelander Niall Horan is leaving One Direction.
What’s causing the hysteria? Trending tweets from overseas sources like Sugarscape and Yahoo Celebrity UK have Directioners all over the world in a flurry.
After the recent release of their fourth album, Four, Niall has allegedly come to a decision to leave the band and plans to announce the boys’ fifth album have promptly been derailed.
Is this a case similar to that of Robbie Williams and his early departure from Take That, or a vicious internet rumour that’s as false as Zayn’s rumoured drug addiction?
We can only hope for the latter! Though, just like with bands like Take That and the Spice Girls, someone’s gotta be the first to go – just don’t let it be Niall!!
Niall has left One Direction!!
— Yahoo Celebrity UK (@YahooCelebUK) December 29, 2014
BREAKING NEWS: Niall has left one direction 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢
— Sugarscape (@sugarscape) December 29, 2014