The planned year-long hiatus will begin in March of 2016 after they finish promoting their fifth album. They are apparently not planning on doing a tour for the fifth album, People reports. They will all pursue individual projects during the break.
News of the band’s hiatus first came from a UK tabloid, which adds that each member of the band intends to get back together after the break.
We have reached out to One Direction‘s rep but have not heard back.