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Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction: 10 Must-See Twitter Responses

Zayn Malik of One Direction performs onstage during the One Direction" Where We Are" Tour at Rose Bowl on September 11, 2014 in Pasadena, California.
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Zayn Malik of One Direction performs onstage during the One Direction" Where We Are" Tour at Rose Bowl on September 11, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  

...And one great Vine.

It's official -- Zayn Malik is no longer a member of One Direction. The band made the announcement on their Facebook account on March 25, one week after he made headlines for leaving their current tour due to "stress." All is not lost; the band will continue as a quartet, and future music and concerts won't come to an end. But that didn't stop One Direction supporters (and mere observers) from voicing their sorrows and snark over Twitter:

One Direction's Zayn Malik Officially Leaves Group

And finally, we leave you with this bonus Vine, which captures the feelings of the entire Billboard staff:

Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction