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One Direction Star Zayn Malik Leaves Tour To Mourn Family Members Death

Bandmate Harry Styles announced the sad news on Twitter

Mar 1, 2012

(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:

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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