One Direction fans, take a deep breath. You know that thing that the band has been talking about? That little hiatus? Well, it's finally, officially here, and we're basically an emotional mess. Beyond their performance of "History" at the X Factor UK finale, the guys released a "massive thank you" video for fans.

"We can't believe all the way you've supported us over the last five years. Today's a very special day for us because this is like the last part of our first chapter," Liam Payne says.

"We cannot believe you guys, you're amazing, the most dedicated people I think we've ever seen in our lives. So thank you for enjoying us over the years. And I hope there's many more years to come."

Please excuse us while we go sit over in our little corner of the Internet and bawl our eyes out. We'll stop crying eventually (maybe).

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