The members of One Direction may be pursuing solo careers at the moment, but they’re still ready to support each other at the drop of a hat. The latest member to voice his support of a bandmate is Niall Horan, who recently opened up about how the group would have been lost without one singer in particular.
During an interview with Australia’s Nova 100 radio station, Horan was asked to address a very honest interview Louis Tomlinson did with The Observer earlier this summer, where he described himself as “forgettable, to a certain degree.” In response, Horan made it clear that Tomlinson was never “forgettable” to the group — in fact, he actually kept the band on track.
“He’s an unbelievable guy, a great singer and someone that, if, I’d say, we would have lost the plot along the way if we hadn’t had Louis,” Horan told the radio hosts on Nova 100.
As if that wasn’t enough, Horan made sure to convey just how important Tomlinson has always been to One Direction.
“He was a very, very, very extremely vital member of One Direction,” Horan explained during the interview. “He’s a great man.”
Seriously, this statement from Horan about his former bandmate makes our hearts so full. Everyone has insecurities, including Tomlinson, and Horan’s support of his friend is extremely touching.
This isn’t the first time the members of One Direction have had Tomlinson’s back. In a recent interview with Noisey, Tomlinson himself revealed how his bandmates have supported him during his solo performance on the X Factor last year.
“There are often misconceptions, but we’re all such good mates. If you look at the X Factor final, when I performed my song with Steve [Aoki], all the boys came to support me, and I didn’t know until a couple of hours beforehand,” Tomlinson told Noisey’s Daisy Jones in the interview, adding that the guys’ show of support for him was totally sincere, and that they didn’t even post a picture of the reunion online.
It’s so great to see that the members of One Direction are so supportive of each other! It makes us even more convinced that they’re going to reunite soon!
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