One Direction splits in four directions: Band taking hiatus in March

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Is this the end for One Direction?

According to PEOPLE, the band will take an extended hiatus this upcoming March to work on solo projects.

A source confirmed that Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan have agreed to take a year-long break.

They also add that the band is not breaking up permanently.

In April, Louis Tomlinson announced that he was going to be a father.

Also, in March, former member Zayn Malik announced that he was leaving the band. He has been working on his solo career since then.