He denied talks going round about bad blood between him and his fellow band mates for making this decision, instead he insists "My band has been really supportive". The rest of the boys Harry Styles, 21, Louis Tomlinson, 23, Niall Horan, 21, and Liam Payne, 21 are eager to carry on as One Direction.
Not all of the band fans have been able to gulp this down, there's been so much rant on social media especially girls who have sought after him..
I think he is just at that point where he needs his mummy..He just wants normalcy!
All the best to the young lad though! He still has a lot ahead of him in the future.