It's the news Directioners have been dreading. Simon Cowell just announced that One Direction is probably taking a break! The X Factor judge told The Sun that he thinks they'll probably take some time off to pursue personal projects, and then will hopefully get back together again.

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“In terms of the band, they’ve got enough hits now they can take some time off and do some other stuff they want to do. Then I hope they’ll have a little bit of time apart and want to get back together again. It’s a fun job, but it’s absolutely their decision," he said.

Say it ain't so! While we fully support the guys taking a long vacation, resting up, and doing their own side projects, we don't even want to entertain the possibility that they'll disband after their current contract is up. There have been rumors that they're breaking up, but we have faith they'll always get back together.

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