Zayn Malik leaves One Direction
It has been widely speculated over the last couple of weeks, since photos of Zayn appeared on the internet, and Zayn delcared his love for his fiancee Perrie Edwards. The worlds media went into overdrive when Zayn decided to take time out of One Directions On the Road Again Tour and travelled back to England.
Fans wept that Zayn would be missing for 3 concerts, but at that point they believed the press release that he would be back on March 28th for the next few concerts... but it was not to be
Yesterday millions of teenagers wept, and twitter and facebook went crazy as the news that Zayn had decided to leave the band. - Perhaps he had taken their new album title FOUR a little too seriously?
According to One Direction's website, 5 will become 4 and things will carry on - whilst they are looking forward to recording their new albumn, they wish Zayn all the best for the future.
Zayn stated: "My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined. But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. I'd like to apologise to the fans if I've let anyone down, but I have to do what feels right in my heart. I am leaving because I want to be a normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight. I know I have four friends for life in Louis, Liam, Harry and Niall. I know they will continue to be the best band in the world."