Zayn Malik leaves UK boy band One Direction

Mar 26, 2015 | Arts

One Direction

One Direction performs at Hordern Pavilion, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia 2012. Zayn Malik is pictured second from the right. (Wikipedia/Eva Rinaldi)

By Dilara Kurtaran

Zayn Malik, beloved member of One Direction, announced his departure on social media leaving many fans in distress.

The band said they will continue to record as a foursome and release a fifth album this year.