The Five Stages Of Zayn Leaving One Direction

26 March 2015, 13:38 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

Officially the worst month ever.

You'll always remember where you were when Zayn left One Direction. The moment when somebody had to wave smelling salts under your nose because you'd passed out from the shock. And then, when you eventually regained consciousness, the realisation set in that he was really no longer a part of One Direction. 


Stage One: Hearing the news
man clutching chest
"Zayn left One Direction"

Stage Two: Fighting all the trolls The inevitable wise guy who is sure to post something savage while you're trying to heal.

Stage Three: Twitter

Stage Four: This part Grief

"Mom. You really don't get what I'm going through."

Stage Five: Acceptance

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