Just weeks after Liam Payne admitted that he and Louis Tomlinson "hated each other", Niall Horan has dropped another One Direction bombshell – quite a concerning one, too.
Tainting our long-held memories of 1D's camaraderie and brotherhood, Niall has revealed that if the boys had stayed together for much longer, it probably would've ended in a bloodbath. (Think Oasis' break-up, but probably not as sweary.)
Speaking to The Telegraph, Niall reflected on the boys' "incredible" time together, before conceding they had all pretty much had enough by the time they announced their break.
"We got tired. Not tired of it, just tired out. Five albums, five tours, in five years," he explained. "We were all knackered. I can never really remember any major bust-ups, just brotherly family nagging, shitty arguments like that.
"But we were gonna end up killing each other. We all sat down one day, had a chat and it was like, we need to take a break. Step back, chill out, and try something new."
Fortunately, the boys didn't end up killing each other, and the future of the band as we knew it is looking a little brighter – despite all those solo careers.
Opening up about the possibility of a One Direction reunion, Niall said: "I'm enjoying what I'm doing, but if one of the lads were to pick up the phone and say it's time, I'd do it."
Speaking of a 1D comeback, Liam recently shared his thoughts on the band's future (again). "Would I like to get back together? Yeah, definitely," he recently admitted.
"Whether or not we're too different now I don't really know, I don't see why there is no common path we can't kind of meet on to figure out what we had once."
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