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30 December 2014, 09:20
The internet exploded when some news sites tweeted that Niall was leaving the band – the rumours were false but the memes that came out of it are SO real.
There’s rarely a week that passes without some crazy rumour that a member of One Direction is leaving the band, the latest being Niall Horan.
The internet was in uproar after Yahoo Celebrity UK and Sugarscape tweeted the news (which they later blamed on a hack) – but a spokesman for Columbia Records told Billboard there was “no truth to this rumour”.
While we are relieved that our favourite Irish chap is staying firmly put in the band, the internet proved it had NO CHILL whatsoever with the memes that sprung up after the news.
The hashtag #ReasonsNiallLeftOneDirection sprung up, alongside some hilarious theories and photoshops those clever Directioners came up with for why Niall might want to leave.
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