August 22, 2012 16:21
One Direction's Zayn Malik quits Twitter due to abusive comments One Direction Tickets
Boy band star is 'sick of the hate'
Visitors to Twitter.com/ZaynMalik, are now greeted with a message reading, "Sorry, that page doesn't exist!"
In consecutive tweets, the 19-year-old wrote:
The reason I don't tweet as much as I use to, is because I'm sick of all the useless opinions and hate that I get daily. Goodbye Twitter. Fans that have something nice to say can tweet me on the One Direction account.
The phrases #comebackZayn and #Zayncomeback were trending soon after. Malik had more than five million followers.
It is not known which specific comments caused Malik to make the decision, but his relationship with a fellow ex-X Factor contestant, Perrie Edwards of girl group Little Mix, has been a hot topic on Twitter since rumours began circulating that Malik had flirted with a dancer at the Olympics closing ceremony.
Malik is not the first pop star to suffer bullying in recent weeks – online or off. On Sunday (August 19), Cher Lloyd reportedly left the V Festival stage in tears after being pelted with bottles of urine.
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