With reports circling that beloved boy-band One Direction are set to go their separate ways, fans are beginning to cycle through the five stages of grief.
The Sun this morning reported that the chart-topping group - consisting off heartthrobs Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - had agreed to a hiatus of at least 12 months from March next year to pursue solo projects.
The group would also not tour to support their fifth album and their last full concert would be in Sheffield at the end of October, the British tabloid reported.
Directioners have taken to Twitter to express their shock - or lack thereof - as the news begins to spread.
Reactions have been mixed, as fans venture through the five stages of grief.
At first, there was denial. "I will believe that One Direction is breaking up when Harold writes me a personal handwritten letter declaring his intentions to me directly," wrote Matt Bellassai.
Of course, we all know that denial soon turns to anger - and with anger comes ALL CAPS:
Anger eventually gives way to bargaining. It's too late guys ... or is it?
Then comes depression - and it's only going to get worse if the split is confirmed:
And finally, acceptance - although only a minority have reached that stage, it seems. Might have to head back to denial for now.
And just to rub salt in the wounds of the One Direction fandom, loads of people made the same joke: