We're not crying, you are!
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The ex-boy band member was spotted heading into a studio in London just a day after he left the group — and people are FUReaking out!
Why would the 22-year-old have a need to hit up the studio after saying he was leaving the band to do normal things?
Do 20-somethings usually go into the studio after a breakup and hash out their feelings??
The timing of it all is just very inneresting.
Since his departure, Rolling Stone released an unpublished interview they had with him in 2012 that suggests he wasn't adjusting to the fame as well as the others.
So you never expected your life to be anything like this, then? No, not at all. This isn't what I thought I was going to be doing. I just went for the experience. I never went with a master plan, thinking, "I want to be famous." I literally went for an experience thing on the show and just hoped that…I guess I just got lucky.
If none of this had happened, what would you be doing now?
I think I'd probably be at [college] right now, studying English, because I wanted to be an English major. I have a massive thing for English; I just loved words.
Aside from all of the crazy conspiracy theories floating around, it sounds like he wasn't really fit for the intense lifestyle that came with being in One Direction.
Maybe this break is for the better, but it's certainly not the end of Zayn Malik and music!