Blurb. Bleeb. Bloop. MERHHHH.
After leaving the One Direction tour due to "stress" (following cheating accusations), Zayn Malik has officially quit the group. Malik made a statement on Wednesday (Mar. 25), 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'd like to apologise to the fans if I've let anyone down, but I have to do what feels right in my heart," he said.
Don't apologize, Zayn. We understand. It's just...
There are no words. I'll let you guys do the talking. Here's what Directioners are saying about Zayn leaving One Direction.
I'm in denial. You're in denial. We're all in denial.
So was I, girl. So was I.
Cue the waterworks.
So, like, what are we supposed to do now?
Not very likely, but nice theory.
Good luck with that, Zayn.
BRING ON THE ALL CAPS.
WHAT? How can you even talk about Larry at a time like this?
I don't even know who I am anymore.
Can you not joke right now?
You are in our thoughts.
Let's just all cry in the bathroom.
Don't make me beg.
I can't even think of a new album.
Yeah? Already found him a new gig?
Maybe he'd work my bday party?
Let's get mathematical. It's the only way to deal with the pain.
U serious, WIKI?
HANG IN THERE.