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Zayn Malik Reveals Why He Quit One Direction

"I know that musicians are seen as one-sided people a lot of the time. But we do have other elements to us as well. I didn't feel good. Do you know what I mean? And if you don't feel good, you need to be able to express what it is that you are. I'm free at last," Zayn said

  | September 29, 2016 15:16 IST (Los Angeles)
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Highlights

  • The Pillow Talk singer left the band in March 2015
  • 'I didn't feel good being in the band,' said Zayn Malik
  • 'I knew I wanted to do something different,' he added
Singer Zayn Malik says he left One Direction because being in the band made him uncomfortable.
The Pillow Talk singer left the band last March, reported Digital Spy.
"I just knew it was my time. I knew I wanted to do something different and start expressing the way I felt about certain things," he said.
 
 

A photo posted by Zayn Malik (@zayn) on


"I know that musicians are seen as one-sided people a lot of the time. But we do have other elements to us as well. I didn't feel good. Do you know what I mean? And if you don't feel good, you need to be able to express what it is that you are. I'm free at last," Zayn said.
The 23-year-old singer, however, is doing well in his solo career and is in a good space in personal life as well with girlfriend Gigi Hadid being by his side.
 
 

A photo posted by Zayn Malik (@zayn) on


 
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

 
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