One Direction's Zayn Malik: 'I'm Not A Bad Boy... I'm Just Shy'

16/10/2012 09:00

Zayn Malik has played down his mean 'n' moody, bad boy image and insisted he's actually just shy and awkward.

The 19-year-old One Direction star quit Twitter earlier this year after getting fed up with people accusing him of cheating on his girlfriend, Little Mix star Perrie Edwards.

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Zayn started dating Little Mix star Perrie Edwards earlier this year

They added: “[Perrie] doesn’t want to be one of those girlfriends who always stresses about what her boyfriend is up to. She knows boys will be boys but it was so upsetting.”

But Zayn says he warned Perrie that he'd always be a target and insists rumours of cheating comes with the territory of being a popstar.

"We have a lot of trust and understanding between us. I think that's why our relationship works."

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