Let's face it, if anyone is going to 'do a Robbie' and make a dramatic exit from One Direction like Mr. Williams did at the height of Take That's fame, then it'll be Harry Styles.

And could that happen sooner, rather than later? We wouldn't bet against it judging by a few of the tell-tale signs we've been getting a whiff of lately.

We're speculating of course, so those emergency fan helplines can probably wait (for now) but it's no secret that Harry's the cool one of the band, the one with the naughty twinkle in his eye, the one with the cool mates and the one who 'doesn't think' he's bisexual. Which sounds rather a lot like Robbie circa 1995.

Hmmm.

Need more convincing? Let's look at the evidence...

  • 1
    His circle of 'cool' friends
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    Harry chooses to spend his downtime away from Niall, Louis, Zayn and Liam. Well, he's probably sick of the sight of them after living in their pockets 24/7, but in a sign that he's moving further away from his bandmates, Harry is very much a member of London's cool crowd of fashionistas, models and TV folk. Nick Grimshaw, Cara Delevingne, Kelly Osbourne, Henry Holland and Pixie Geldof all feature in his inner circle - and no, the other four definitely aren't invited.
  • 2
    Louis and Zayn's beef with Hazza's BFF Nick Grimshaw
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    Speaking of Nick Grimshaw, he might be bosom buddies with Harry but his bandmates Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik definitely won't be getting a Christmas card from the Radio 1 breakfast DJ this year after a Twitter spat erupted earlier this month. It all kicked off when Grimmy, whilst not naming names, suggested Louis was a 'complainy popstar' after he moaned that he couldn't leave his hotel room in Oz because of the paparazzi. Later on, Louis took to Twitter with this simple jibe, “@grimmers < @chrisdjmoyles” before Zayn Malik waded in, tweeting: “Don’t know why people always have to get brave? Mind your own business." Everyone knows, you don't slate your mate's mates. It's the law. Unless that person is no longer your mate, of course.
  • 3
    His style
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    Harry was the star attraction on the front row at London Fashion Week earlier this year - with designers desperate to have him front and centre as they debuted their latest collections and even the coolest fashionistas were spotted trying to get a snap of the floppy haired heartthrob. So where were the rest of the 1D boys? We guess their invites got lost in the post.
  • 4
    His loneliness on tour
    According to Heat magazine, Harry has become so lonely on tour that he arranges workouts in the middle of the night so his personal trainer can keep him company when he can't sleep. A source told the mag: “He often wakes his personal trainer Mark in the middle of the night because he’s so lonely that he’d prefer them to work out together than be on his own.” Harry also paid to fly his father, Des and sister, Gemma out to Australia to help keep his pecker up during One Direction's tour of Oz. Shouldn't his 1D bandmates be sharing some brotherly love?
  • 5
    Mind the gap
    Just look at the above video of the One Direction lads announcing 1D Day earlier this month. Does that look like a unified band to you? In fact Harry looks like he's already in mourning in his all-black ensemble (unlike the rest of the band). And whilst Niall, Zayn, Louis and Liam appeared to be excited at the prospect of having their every move transmitted around the globe for a whole 24 hours, Harry looked and sounded like he'd rather have his face tattooed.

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  • 1. He's got lovely, bouncy curls which we'd love to run our fingers through.

  • 2. He's not afraid of getting naked.

  • 3. He's got a rather nice voice, which he could serenade us with.

  • 4. He was the cutest kid ever - just look at those cheeks!

  • 5. His bromance with Nick 'Grimmy' Grimshaw. We heart a good bit of man love.

  • 6. He scrubs up well in a suit. Yum!

  • 7. He loves animals *melts*.

  • 8. He gave Taylor Swift enough material for about 10 more albums during their relationship.

  • 9. He has tattoos. Lots of tattoos. OK, many are questionable but it just adds to his allure.

  • 10. He loves his mum. Bless!

  • 11. He always gets the best girls (we love Flacko almost as much as Harry).

  • 12. He's part of our favouritest band ever (ok, this week) - One Direction.

  • 13. He's got a filthy mouth.

  • 14. He's got some flashy cars. And a Capri. This is very cool indeed.

  • 15. He's not afraid to make a fool of himself (yes, that is him inside that thing).

  • 16. He's touchy feely. Especially when it comes to his bandmate's bits.

  • 17. He's the Robbie of 1D.

  • 18. He's charitable - 1D are releasing this year's Comic Relief single.

  • 19. He'd be an amazing mate. We are sure of this.

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