One Direction Star Zayn Malik Leaves Tour To Mourn Family Members Death
Bandmate Harry Styles announced the sad news on Twitter
(WENN) - British pop star Zayn Malik has pulled out of several One Direction shows in the U.S. after a family member passed away.
The young star, whose band shot to fame on Britains The X Factor in 2010, has jetted back to the U.K. after his aunt died so he can pay his last respects at her funeral.
His bandmate Harry Styles took to Twitter to announce the news, writing:
Zayn has suffered a loss in his family & has had to go home for a few days so wont be at our next shows in the US...Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles) February 29, 2012
...Our thoughts are with him and his family at this sad time.Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles) February 29, 2012
The boyband is currently on tour in North America and they were recently mobbed by fans in Canada, forcing police to shut down several streets over healthy and safety fears.
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