Also, they admit they're "a bit of a mess" these days. Hey, their words...not ours.
Liam Payne told The Mirror the real reason behind the break: "Basically we are all a bit of a mess."
Niall Horan added, "We've had five years of craziness. Now we all need to go away, become mad old recluses, then come back again with giant beards."
Oh, Nialler, we all know you can't grow a giant beard, silly!