One Direction may have been trying to ease us into the pain that is a world without our boys singing together as a group, but it's time for us to face the music.
First Zayn Malik quit the band altogether, then the X Factor alums' proposed hiatus kept changing, and now Harry Styles has officially left 1D's Modest Management.
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The 22-year-old frontman is now a solo artist signed to CAA as of Monday, and his former team even confirmed his departure in a statement, saying:
We wish Harry the very best. It has been a real pleasure working with him…Harry is a total gentleman, and we know our good friend Jeffrey Azoff will look after him. We look forward to sharing some great wine with them next time we are in L.A.
Sounds amicable… but you just know they plan on poisoning that wine when they see him. LOLz!
This doesn't necessarily mean One Direction is gone forever, but we don't see why Harry would leave if he was really planning on coming back after the supposed hiatus.
Still, we're a tad heartbroken over the news, so we cannot even begin to imagine what the Directioners must be feeling right now.
[Image via One Direction/Instagram.]
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