Zayn Malik leaves British boy band One Direction
Zayn Malik has left British boy band One Direction but it will continue without him, the group said Wednesday.
"The past five years have been beyond amazing, we've gone through so much together, so we will always be friends. The four of us will now continue," a statement posted on the band's Facebook and Twitter pages said.
One Direction have sold more than 50 million records worldwide and had 91 number one hits globally.
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