One Direction fans’ Summer of Struggles: a timeline
September 5, 2015 - one direction
Directioners suspicion a misfortune of 2015 was over after Zayn Malik announced his departure from a group in March, though as a months got warmer, a distressing One Direction moments kept coming, contrast even a many clinging fans’ faithfulness to a 4 British singers. As summer draws to a tighten and a boys rigging adult to recover their subsequent (and hopefully not last) album, let’s take a demeanour during how many lovers of Louis, Harry, Niall and Liam have dealt with in new months.
June 1: After examination Brazil’s Multishow special on One Direction, some fans claimed the module featured new talk footage in that Zayn suggested he’d be returning to a child band. The gossip gained traction as #WelcomeBackto1DZayn trends on Twitter.
July 10: Harry Styles takes a tumble on stage. #OhNoHarry
July 15: #HarryBeCareful trends on Twitter after Harry Styles receives genocide threats from a user observant they devise to kill him during 1D’s Aug. 5 MetLife Stadium show.
July 29: Zayn announces he sealed a solo agreement with RCA and tweets that he was finally given a “opportunity to uncover we who we unequivocally am!”
Juy 31: One Direction dump their first Zayn-less single, “Drag Me Down,” over night, followed by a video for a song 3 weeks later. Thanks to a warn track, fans are now on their toes about when to design a full manuscript this fall, that now lacks a recover date.
Aug. 4: Louis confirms his soon-to-be father standing on Good Morning America.
Aug. 4: We learn Zayn and Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards have finished their rendezvous after dual years.
Aug. 10: Niall Horan upsets Directioners when he tells BBC Radio 1 he “doesn’t have a physique for bare selfies.” The fandom shows support with #NiallYourBodyIsWonderful.
Aug. 17: Zayn and Calvin Harris get into it on Twitter after a former One Direction member calls out Harris’ girlfriend Taylor Swift for holding her strain off Spotify.
Aug. 18: Liam Payne is indicted of being homophobic after creation a following criticism about his favorite 1D song, “Girl Almighty,” during a uncover in Columbus, Ohio: “It is about perplexing to find that series one lady of your life, that nothing of we can describe to, since many of we are girls. Except for a boys in here, we know what I’m articulate about.” He took to Twitter to urge himself as someone who is “in no approach figure or form homophobic.”
Aug. 23: Rumors widespread that a band will take a hiatus in 2016.
Aug. 24: Niall, Louis, and Liam confirm a hiatus, though assure fans 1D will reunite after a break.
Aug. 25: Directioners weep #5monthswithoutZayn.
Sept. 1: Harry gets strike in a face by a can of Red Bull thrown by a fan during Philadelphia concert. His mom Anne Twist responded on Twitter saying, “No mistreat finished … This time … Unless you’re on a sports margin is it excusable to chuck things during people?! we consider not.”
Here’s to anticipating a change of seasons sees Twitter fights traded for new strain as a rope readies for a recover of their stirring fifth album.
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