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Zayn Malik QUITS One Direction: 1D To Continue As A Four-Piece After Zayn Leaves The Boyband

Zayn Malik has announced that he’s quit One Direction.

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The group published a statement on their official Facebook page on Wednesday afternoon confirming that Zayn had quit the group, five years after being formed on ‘The X Factor’.

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“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.”

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1D have also released a statement, confirming that they will be continue without Zayn as a four-piece.

“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.”

Following this, rumours began circulating that he was bowing out of the group, with a source telling the Daily Star earlier this week: “At the moment he’s convinced he wants out. He is finding it all too much and wants to quit the group.”

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