Zayn Malik Quits One Direction: See 1D Fans’ Reactions On Social Media
Today (March 25) is a sad one for the pop world — Zayn Malik has officially left One Direction. Okay, we can admit that we saw this one coming after endless rumors surrounding the boy band member. But this is definitely the biggest shake-up in pop so far this year! The announcement comes after Malik pulled out of 1D’s 2015 On The Road Again World Tour.
The singer released a statement on One Direction’s Facebook page, saying “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.”
In the wake of the news, we’ve gathered some of the best reactions from social media. Enjoy below!
Zayn Malik has left One Direction. Nobody talk to me today and I’m dead serious.
— Savannahॐ (@savannahelyss) March 25, 2015
@eonline I don’t know what to do other than laugh…
— Teyneen-louise’† (@TeyneenLouise) March 25, 2015
baby look what you’ve done to me @zaynmalik
— roshie♡× (@roshie_99) March 25, 2015
@zaynmalik i hope you don’t leave us:( i support you through everything but i wanna hear your amazing Voice WHO WILL SING YOUR HIGH NOTES
— tris,!| 18! (@sedulouisly) March 25, 2015
— Tiara A (@taraazr) March 25, 2015
@zaynmalik I can’t breathe I’m dying pls don’t leave us
— ☯ e loves z (@mydream_zayn) March 25, 2015
@zaynmalik i don’t give a fuck…now explain: WHY ARE U LEAVING THE FUCKIN’ BAND??? ARE U OUT OF YOUR MIND?
— Gonzalo (@anotherstanhere) March 25, 2015
@BBCBreaking He’ll be crawling back when he finds out cowell has his contract tied in knots & hes working in burger king
— Mike (@wickwar) March 25, 2015
@zaynmalik AFTER FIVE FUCKING YEARS OF MY LIFE YOU CANT DUCKING do THIS TO ME ZAYN WHAT YHE FUCK
— lil frog (@melvdiaz) March 25, 2015
@tmhstudios IM GOING TO HAVE A MENTAL BREAKDOWN, SUFFER FROM BRAIN TUMOR AND DIE.ASK ZAYN TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL
— ZAYN♥U4EVR (@Nialls_Ella) March 25, 2015
— Maria (@TweetlikeRiRi) March 25, 2015
@eonline OMG NO IM DONE I WONT GO ON OMG NO STOP THIS NIGHTMARE
— Dillon Styles (@DillonBreck) March 25, 2015
— Krishna Roxas (@krishbee) March 25, 2015
@zaynmalik i understand u but babe please dont go, we love u and WE NEED U SO MUSH… we are broken
— 愛/☺୭!̥ste¡.*☪ (@larrymorfina) March 25, 2015
@zaynmalik can you wear your varsity jacket and bring back your blonde streak one last time?
— alyanna,,, (@diagonafi) March 25, 2015
Zayn Malik left One Direction? he was the only hot one.
— Brenda Rikardsdottir (@Vaalkyrjaa) March 25, 2015
@zaynmalik YOU HAVE TO COME BACK, IT CANT BE LIKE THIS, PLEASE STAY PLEASE ZAYN FOR US, FORGET EVERYTHING JUST REMEMBER OF THE BEST MOMENTS
— ana still loves zayn (@_fuckzain) March 25, 2015
@zaynmalik Britney Spears did not go through 2007 for this shit
— patience tew ♡☯ (@PatienceTew) March 25, 2015
Will #ZaynMalik get a real job now or will he continue to survive on selling himself as a sexual object to young teens???
— мен (@JeSuisMerde) March 25, 2015
Sorry professor, I can’t come to class this afternoon because ZAYN MALIK JUST FUCKING LEFT ONE DIRECTION AND I AM UNSTABLE.
— madison. (@themadisass) March 25, 2015
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