One Direction's Niall Horan Criticizes Brexit Decision: 'It's a Sad Day'

Niall Horan photographed in Manchester
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Niall Horan photographed in Manchester, England on June 5, 2016. 

Like many other musicians, Niall Horan is deeply disturbed by the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union.  

“It's a sad day, the One Direction member tweeted today (June 24). “The economic impact that this is going to have is definitely going to make those voters regret their decision.”

Horan is referring to the U.K. electorate’s majority decision to vote in favor of the Brexit plan. This means the United Kingdom is destined to withdraw from the 28-state European Union, which was assembled after World War II to foster trade and unity amongst its members.

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He went on to harshly criticize Nigel Farage, leader of the U.K. Independence Party. 



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British Prime Minister David Cameron is likely to step down as part of the shift, which has music industry complications ranging from touring to record sales and copyright legislation. For more artist responses, see what Ellie Goulding, Lily Allen and more had to say about Brexit.