Leaving the world's biggest boy band at the height of their success would fill you with regret for many reasons. The loss of camaraderie and friendship. The freebies. The ability to ask Simon Cowell whether he really *does* wear secret high heels in his shoes.
And now this: the chance to star in Family Guy as a cartoon parody of your own ridiculous life. Zayn Malik must be kicking himself, seeing this announcement from One Direction's twitter account:
So what can we expect from the episode?
As usual, superfans are providing the harshest criticisms:
@onedirection i dont watch family guy— ♕Hammer (@Dangerous_Dinah) May 9, 2016
She's right tho:
@onedirection even on tv show, louis and harry still can't sit next to each other— jessy ; 10 (@romanticleeds) May 9, 2016