Contact Us

Zayn Malik Says an Alien Convinced Him To Quit One Direction

Zayn Malik Quit One Direction Because of Aliens
Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images

Still sore over Zayn Malik‘s departure from One Direction? You can look to the cosmos while placing blame.

The “PILLOWTALK” singer, who officially left the group in March 2015 after five years, has now confirmed that it wasn’t creative differences or issues with management that inspired his flying the coop. No, it was an alien that spoke to him in a dream, he told Glamour in a quick Q&A segment published yesterday (July 12).

Seriously, he said it:

“An alien spoke to me in a dream…”

Sure, Malik’s previously said in a public note that he needed time away from the band to recover from stress. And yes, he declared on a separate occasion that 1D’s indie rock inclinations eventually drove him away — but don’t put real stock in that either. Zayn Malik officially left One Direction per an extraterrestrial’s advisement. Independence Day‘s fallout is a comparative cakewalk.

For good measure, here are a couple of other admissions the onetime bionic-armed Malik made: He first felt like an adult “yesterday,” his life’s ambition is to “invent something” and his most memorable sense of failure came after “wearing pastel.” Oh, and his mother is the first person he calls in the morning, which is kind of sweet, actually.

Down with especially influential dream-aliens.

See a Collection of Artists Who Took The Solo Plunge:

Check Out a Collection of Zayn Malik’s Most Impressive Live Vocals:

Subscribe to 1025 KISS FM on

Next: Zayn Describes Singing About Sex In New Paper Interview

Best of 102.5 Kiss

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1025kiss.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KISS CLUB quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KISS CLUB contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.