Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction for Good

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

One Direction fans go into meltdown on social media over Zayn Malik leaving One Direction because he’s young and didn’t want to do it any more. In a statement posted on the band’s Facebook page, he said, “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“. These young people are suddenly thrown into the limelight after feeling that they want to be a celebrity. They have no idea of the real world and expect life to be perfect and that they can do and have and more importantly get away with anything they want. When the answer is no they can’t cope with the outcome and run away without knowing what to do. Read Zayn Malik full statement below.

Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction. The 22-year-old singer made the decision to quit the chart-topping boy band, leaving Harry and Liam along with Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson to continue on without him. He said in a statement released on Wednesday afternoon:

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 apologize 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“.

Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction

Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction but group continues as four-piece.

Meanwhile, the rest of the member released a statement after Zayn Malik leaving One Direction broke, they said: “We’re really sad to see Zayn go, but we totally respect his decision and send him all our love for the future. The past five years have been beyond amazing, we’ve gone through so much together, so we will always be friends. The four of us will now continue. We’re looking forward to recording the new album and seeing all the fans on the next stage of the world tour“.

Last week, Zayn Malik left the band’s world tour after being signed off with stress. He returned to the UK shortly after being forced to defend his relationship with his fiancee, Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards after a photo had earlier emerged of him holding another woman around the waist. While, the second photo, taken from behind, showed Malik, standing close to the woman. Their hands and arms looked as though they were linked.

One Direction will record their fifth album in Zayn Malik’s absence and will continue with the remaining dates on the band’s forthcoming world tour.

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