Harry Styles Will Leave One Direction Next, Says Lance Bass

Christina Lee | April 26, 2015 6:32 am
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Harry Styles will leave One Direction next, according to Lance Bass. In fact, before Zayn Malik abruptly left the winning boy band last month, Styles was planning to be the first member to leave.

“Harry Styles has been ready to go solo for many months,” Bass, former *NSYNC member, said on The Meredith Vieira Show on April 23. “He was about to leave.”

“I see Harry leaving soon, and I don’t see another One Direction album after he leaves,” Bass added.

Bass compared the possibility of Harry Styles leaving One Direction to when *NSYNC disbanded in 2002, due to Justin Timberlake‘s solo career taking off.  That said, he thought that Malik leaving One Direction first was a savvy move, should Malik try to remain in the spotlight.

“Your grandmother knows who Harry Styles is. With Zayn Malik, you didn’t really know the name until he was the first to leave the group — so, kudos to him for being smart to leave.”

Do you agree with Lance Bass? Would Harry Styles leaving be the end of One Direction? Watch Bass’ Meredith Vieira chat up top, then sound off in the comments below.

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