As well as stepping onto the NME magazine cover looking nothing shy of DELIGHTFUL, Zayn Malik has opened up about his One Direction days, revealing he's still in touch with Liam Payne and they speak on the phone on the reg.
And that, ladies is gents, is how Zayn Malik reignites our Ziam feels in one giant swoop. ASKJLSFLKJSDLKA.
So Zaddy's NME cover teases 'The Zayn Event' along with a delicious portrait of his rather bald head, and in the teaser quotes ahead of the mag's release on Friday, he talks all things One Direction.
When asked about his current relationship with the lads, he commented: "I'm still probably the closest to Liam [Payne]. We talk on the phone.
"He congratulated me on my single. Which was nice. I congratulated him on his Brit Award. It was a good chat. We hadn't met in a long time so we want to meet up."
OUR ZIAM FEELS. SO MANY FEELS. Liam's such a good egg, isn't he? Presumably this also means their chat was q recently, considering the Brit awards only go down in mid-Feb.
As for being in touch with the rest of the band? Zayn continued: "I tried to have contact but nobody's reached out. So…whatever."
Talking about whether it was a 'total f***storm' when he left One Direction, el Maliko added: "You can be in the eye of it if you choose to be. Or you can let it overwhelm you. See, I've kept a little bit of my sanity. I understand how the media works. Journos gotta earn their money. Paps have got to earn their money."
Mah heart, mah soul.
THOUGHTS? What do you make of Zayn Malik's latest confessions? NME mag is out on Thurs, so hit it up, yo.
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