Harry Styles reveals the truth behind that mysterious one-way selfie

It's been six years since One Direction officially split, and fans of the chart-topping boy band have been anticipating a reunion ever since. So when Harry Styles posted a gym selfie on March 4 wearing a One Direction tour T-shirt, the "As It Was" hitmaker caused quite a stir on social media, with some hopefuls Fans claim Styles may be teasing a 1D comeback. However, the Grammy winner immediately deleted her Instagram Story and later revealed the truth behind the seemingly mysterious selfie.

Speaking at a show on the New Zealand leg of his world tour, the singer addressed the deleted social media snap, telling a sold-out crowd: "I think some of us have secrets. Maybe, like some people, You choose to keep it a secret and maybe one day you accidentally post it on your Instagram story.”

Despite the singer's on-stage clarification, fans were quick to share their thoughts on Styles' One Direction T-shirt.

"Which is more culturally significant, the Renaissance or Harry Styles accidentally posting a gym selfie wearing an Up All Night Tour shirt?" one fan joked on Twitter, while another commented: "We Saw Harry Styles’ selfie in the gym mirror wearing a 1D shirt and someone pinched me and I was living in a simulation.”

A few weeks ago, the "Watermelon Sugar" performer stormed the 2023 BRIT Awards, taking home the coveted Best British Album trophy for "Harry's House" among other awards. During his acceptance speech, Styles thanked his mum for "signing me up for The X Factor without telling me" and paid tribute to his former One Direction bandmates, adding: "I want to thank Nick Er, Louis, Liam and Zayn, because I wouldn’t be here without you.”