Zayn Malik Removes One Direction References From Twitter Account
Zayn Malik has fully cut his connection to One Direction by changing his Twitter handle from @ZaynMalik1D to just @ZaynMalik and removing a link to onedirectionmusic.com from his bio. Suffice to say, the fans are not taking it well. Quickly, the hashtag “#YouWillAlwaysBeZaynMalik1D” began trending worldwide, with thousands upon thousands of tweets expressing sadness. See photo below of Malik’s old and new Twitter.
One fan named Maricel tweeted that on “March 25th: Zayn Malik physically left One Direction,” but in the early hours of “April 30th: Zayn Malik mentally left One Direction.” Another fan named Heidi wrote, “his profile looks as empty as the band looks without him.”
A supporter by the name of Hazza tweeted, “you deleted the 1D and your bio but you cant clean your mind you cant delete your memories.” “I never thought the day would come where Zayn would change his name and bio. I wasn’t prepared for this at all,” wrote a fan named Noa. Numerous other tweets included the word “crying” or similar sentiments of sadness Still, some fans were philosophical. One Zayn supporter, who uses the Twitter handle AllPicsOneD, noted, “He will always be a part of one direction in our hearts.”
As Gossip Cop reported, Malik officially quit One Direction on March 25, and said in a statement at the time, “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.” He added, “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.”
See Zayn Malik’s old and new Twitter bio below. What do you think about Malik removing his connection to One Direction by changing his Twitter bio and name?