Seth Meyers explains the Brexit debate with Harry Styles and Zayn Malik analogy

Ohhhh so THAT'S what it's all about

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If you live in the UK (or if you're clued up on your worldwide politics, you clever sausage), you've probably heard the word 'Brexit' being chucked around by people in suits. It might sound like a type of breakfast cereal or posh chicken dinner, but it's actually an important debate about the EU.

Next month, Britain will vote on whether to say within or leave the European Union, and Seth Meyers has explained the whole thing in sliiiightly different terms, with a handy analogy involving Harry Styles and Zayn Malik.

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As Seth said on Tuesday's Late Night, the Brexit debate is a big'un, with the effect of the decision to stay or go resulting in "massive ripple effects for the global economy and diplomacy for years to come."

"The EU has always been a difficult project, partially because while these countries share a continent, they don't have a common political system or a single political identity, and those differences bubble to the surface any time they debate an issue," Seth continued. 

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Makese sense so far. But if all of this is going straight over your head and you've got an aversion to politics in general, then you could try looking at it another way - with more 1D involved. Sure.

Seth explained: "Look at it this way: When Zayn left, One Direction was okay, but if Harry leaves, that's it, it's over — and the UK is Harry Styles." 

Well NOW we get it. Harry Edward Styles, you are the United Kingdom. United Kingdom, you are Harry Styles.

Of course, we're entirely sure that you lot are more than intelligent enough to understand a political debate without the words 'Harry Styles' being substituted for something more complicated, but that goes without saying.

Ahhh POLITICS. Thoughts on this v accurate analogy on the Brexit debate? Let us know with a tweet to @Sugarscape, and then check out the bonus vid below.

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