Zayn Malik Solo Career Announcement Draws One Direction Fan Reactions

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One Direction fans react Zayn Malik solo

By Minyvonne Burke |

One Direction fans react Zayn Malik solo

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Zayn Malik announced on Wednesday that he signed a deal with RCA Records to launch his solo career, and now One Direction fans are reacting to the news. As Gossip Cop reported earlier, Malik dropped the news on Twitter, writing in a series of tweets “I guess I never explained why I left, it was for this moment to be given the opportunity to show you who i really am! #realmusic #RCA!!” He added, “#realme.”

Shortly after his announcement, the Twitter hashtag “#realmusic” started to trend with hundreds of fans commenting on Malik’s big news. Twitter user Cuddlyxharold wrote, “I’M SO PROUD LIKE I CAN’T EVEN TELL YOU HOW PROUD I AM IN 140 CHARACTERS #realmusic.” Another fan named AsmaLoves1D tweeted, “Actually proud of @zaynmalik People need to accept him for real, like he’s happy and he’s himself and that’s all that matters. #realmusic.” And Fizza_pti posted, “I guess its officially two directions now, isn’t it? But they’re happy so we should be happy too. #realmusic.”

One Direction fan Hesirenic noted, “ALL OF THE BOYS EVEN ZAYN ARE GOING TO NEED OUR SUPPORT FOR THEIR MUSIC SO DONT ABANDONED THEM NOW BC ZAYN WENT SOLO #realmusic.” 1DsShadow said she would still “support both 1D & Zayn,” adding, “I love all 5 of them not just 1 of them/4 of them like u. #realmusic.” Another Twitter user who goes by Itskeyooo tweeted, “We still have one direction remember? they might not be the same like when they started, but atleast they are still here #realmusic.” And IGabrielTyler pointed out, “NOW THE QUESTION IS HOW ARE WE GONNA AFFORD THE MONEY TO PAY FOR ONE DIRECTION AND ZAYN MALIK CONCERT TICKETS.” What was your reaction to Zayn Malik’s news that he signed with RCA Records?


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