One Direction Reunion Has Been Confirmed

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Its been two long years since the hearts of 14-year-old girls were shattered; after an event which collectively tarnished their hopes and dreams for the future.

The splintering of One Direction led to a biblical flood of teenage tears which washed away the biggest boyband phenomenon of a generation.

A groaning gap was left in their absence. Who would young people chase and shriek at in the streets? Who would grumpy cynics moan and tut about whenever they tuned into Radio One?

However, listen closely and you may well hear the fluttering of a chapstick smeared poster as it breezes past. Yes, One Direction could well be breaking free of their hiatus, joining voices once more in an exciting new direction…

Speaking in Berlin with German publication Promiflash, Liam Payne dropped a massive bombshell:

I think it will happen sometime in the foreseeable future, we’ve already talked about it.

We have the dream of this next big show and the stage we are currently in, and the success of everyone is so important to us to realize the show.

He added:

With everybody being so successful … It’s is so important for us to be able to make that show. And it’s the only way really that One Direction could get any bigger.

It’s the only way we could get more successful really, isn’t it? By being good on your own.

The boys have all developed impressively as musicians in their own right since they took different directions; finding their own unique styles and influences.

However, I’m betting it’s way more fun on the tour bus when you have your bezzie mates at your side to share the fun.

Fellow bandmate Niall Horan previously expressed his eagerness to reunite with his boyband buddies, making the following impassioned comment to Billboard back in 2017:

I told my ­managers from the start: When One Direction comes knocking, f**k what I’m doing. I don’t give a s**t if I sold out arenas or won Grammys.

I wouldn’t be doing this if it wasn’t for that.

He added:

When it will be, I don’t know. I’d prefer not to do it after I’m 40. I’d prefer the next few years.

Its fair to say Liam’s new comments have stirred up all sorts of excitement online.

One person tweeted:

I genuinely like One Direction more than I like myself & im pretty sure that’s a problem but whatever.

Another said:

The only reason I’m still alive is the small possibility that one direction will do a reunion tour.

The time they’ve spent apart will hopefully mean plenty more inspiration and new ideas once they are back in the studio.

Hopefully this time will have also helped Zayn Malik work through the issues he experienced while in the band.

According to Associated Press, Zayn opened up back in 2016 about his anxiety and possible eating disorder:

I realized that I wasn’t eating as much just down to the amount of work that we were doing … our schedule was kind of crazy so we were all over the place,

You can be sure as soon as they return, I’ll be the first to let you know about it.

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Julia Banim

Julia Banim

Jules studied English Literature with Creative Writing at Lancaster University before earning her masters in International Relations at Leiden University in The Netherlands (Hoi!). She then trained as a journalist through News Associates in Manchester. Jules has previously worked as a mental health blogger, copywriter and freelancer for various publications. When not Lad-ing about, she enjoys cooking, reading and trying not to fall over in Yoga.