This would definitely be a smart career move!
Apparently One Direction is deciding to take the route that the Rolling Stones and the Jonas Brothers — pre official breakup — took!
Meaning that while Harry, Niall, Liam, and Louis are going to go their separate ways sometime in the future, they're not going to break up the band at all!
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A friend close to the band explains:
"The boys know that by sticking together they can still pursue everything they want to do as a foursome, as well as individually. And there's no reason why they can't have lifetime careers both as a group and working on their own solo projects – just like the Stones."
The band's bud went on to say:
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