One Direction Replaced Zayn With A Potato

With Zayn off trying to Timberlake himself, it obvious there’s something missing in the One Direction formula. So why not replace him with a potato and see what it can do? It’s a solid vegetable (?)! Fried, baked, julienned… it’s so versatile! Maybe it’s exactly what the boy band needs as they head off into their hiatus.

On Jimmy Kimmel last night, the host graciously bestowed upon the boys a fine-looking Russet potato, one that will hopefully be able to fill the Zayn-sized hole at the heart of One Direction. It has its own Instagram and Facebook accounts! It tweets! It can probably play an instrument as well as any of them! Watch the band’s introduction to their newest member below.

Can’t you just see the squirming in Harry’s eyes? He’s counting down the seconds until he can launch his solo career.

Here’s some photos of the potato in action:

Best seat in the house! @OneDirection @JimmyKimmel #spudlife

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I made some new friends… Ben Falcone & @MelissaMcCarthy

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Hanging with @JimmyKimmel post-show. Love this guy even though he definitely wants to eat me.

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(Is it over 21?)