1D Niall first to go solo?

Niall Horan

Niall Horan will “definitely” be the first One Direction member to go solo, according to his bandmates.

The 19-year-old star sings alongside Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne in the top boyband.

Despite their enormous success, Niall appears to be more eager to leave than the rest.

“Definitely Niall,” Louis told Access Hollywood when asked who would leave the group first.

Niall declined to confirm or deny his intent to go solo, instead hinting Liam may have a better chance due to his handsome looks.

“A newspaper wrote the other day that Liam looked like [a] young David Beckham,” Niall mused, leading Liam to admit, “I’m actually blushing.”

The heartthrobs have a huge fan base and have been followed on their world tour by scores of teenage groupies.

Their admirers have been compared to fanatics of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones in decades past, which Zayn thinks is “crazy”.

“I think it’s cool. I think it’s amazing that you could jog that comparison,” he said.

“We just, we’re just having fun. We just want to keep having fun and if we’re still having fun in 20 years, then we’ll still be here regardless.”

The band’s meteoric rise to fame has made its members very popular with the ladies.

While Liam and Louis have managed to maintain steady relationships, and Zayn has settled down with fiancée Perrie Edwards, Niall and Harry are frequently linked to female celebrities.

Despite being put in some compromising situations in front of potential girlfriends, Harry isn’t too worried about what viewers will see in the band’s new documentary This Is Us.

“I got my pants pulled down [while filming our movie]. I was just really happy my underwear didn’t come down as well,” he mused.

The movie will hit cinemas later this month.

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