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Theories why JLS have split up

After six years in the biz, boy band JLS have made the shock announcement that they are to split up after a greatest hits tour.

The news came via their website:

"To each and every JLSter, our beloved fans around the world. We wanted to make sure that you heard it from the four of us, that we have decided to bring our time as a band to an end"

And naturally, they soon became a trending topic on Twitter. Now who said they weren't a fan?

Here are some reactions:

@WillMckenzieNot #JLS are just like their condoms, they split.

@‏michaelhogan Let's also remember this iconic JLS moment from their official book, courtesy of Oritse. pic.twitter.com/snLaxTXflf (via kayribeiro)

@TheXFactor #NameAnAmazingBand & JLS are the top two UK trends... rightly so. *wipes tears from eyes with JLS hanky*

@‏JoannaLowy87 The irony of twitter: Something people claim not to care about, i.e JLS split, still manages to top the trends. Baffling, really.

@JulianClary Not sure if I can carry on. #JLS #split

They haven't announced a reason for their split, but that won't stop us guessing.

  • Is Marvin leaving to concentrate on family life with wife Rochelle and their baby?
  • Are they sick and tired of condom jokes?
  • Are the others jealous that all anyone ever wants to see is Aston do a back flip?
  • Are they fed up with trying to compete with One Direction?
     

Harry Styles is yet to comment.

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