Liam Payne Message To Fans After Zayn Malik Quits One Direction: Don’t Give Up On Us, “It’s Far From Over!”

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Liam Payne has reacted to Zayn Malik leaving One Direction, posting a long message to fans on Twitter in which he said he was “deeply saddened” by the news and asked “sad and upset” fans to keep faith in the band moving forward.

As countless 1D fans tried to read the TwitLonger message amid continuing grief over Malik’s departure, the server could not handle the views. Gossip Cop has the text here:

In light of recent events I think this is important to say. For the past five years now I’ve been part of something so special I don’t think any of us really understand, something that can mean the world to people and put a smile on the face of our fans even in the darkest times. To a lot of people it’s just a bunch of silly kids in a band but to the people involved it means so much more.

This last week has been some of the worst times, possibly the worst it’s something we are all deeply saddened by. It’s sad to think for the time being we won’t grace the stage as five bros or have the same fun on a tour bus or laughs in a hotel together that we have over the years but I’m super sure us and zayn will always remain the closest friends.

I guess what I’m really trying to say is it’s far from over. When we very 1st became successful we all agreed that one direction had become much bigger than each individual member that’s why I feel like right now it’s ok to be sad and upset but I do ask everyone who is a fan of us to please keep ur faith in us I’m sure there’s a lot more to come all love Liam

As Gossip Cop previously reported, Malik announced his departure from One Direction on Wednesday, nearly breaking the Internet as millions of fans tried to process the news. It was immediately confirmed by the band that they’ll continue as a four-member group. What do you think about Payne’s statement on Thursday?

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