Niall Horan And Louis Tomlinson Confirm One Direction Break But Tell Fans 'Don't Worry' 5 years ago

Niall Horan And Louis Tomlinson Confirm One Direction Break But Tell Fans 'Don't Worry'

One Direction stars Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson have this week confirmed reports that the band will be taking a break in 2016.

Speaking about the news, Mullingar lad Niall took to Twitter to reassure fans.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 04: Niall Horan plays guitar when he and and One Direction perform on ABC's "Good Morning America" at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park on August 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Pereira/WireImage)
Niall made the comments on Twitter.

“We are not splitting up, but we will be taking a well-earned break at some point next year," he wrote.

“Don’t worry though, we still have lots we want to achieve!” he continued. “Can’t wait for you to hear all the new music we have for you and to perform some new songs as the tour continues. Love you all.”

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 23: (L-R) Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson of One Direction perform at Soldier Field on August 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/WireImage) The lads reassured fans on Twitter. 

Meanwhile, bandmate Louis also took to Twitter: “Your support is truly indescribable! It’s just a break."

The news of the boy band’s split broke on Sunday night when a source told The Sun that the lads were planning to take “at least a year to work on their own projects”.

Twitter went into meltdown when the news broke, with fans unable to believe that the lads would part ways.