Zayn Malik accused of slating ex fiancée Perrie Edwards: ‘I enjoy conversation beyond what make up they’re wearing’

Zayn’s comments have not gone down well with Perrie’s fans


by Ellie Henman |
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Little Mix fans have slammed Zayn Malik after an interview he gave to Billboard was released. In the chat, Zayn speaks about what he looks for in a woman and his comments haven’t gone down well.

“I enjoy an intellectual conversation as well, where someone can construct a sentence beyond what hair and makeup they're wearing, and talk about something political or about the world,” Zayn said. “I like an opinion.”


Now although Zayn didn’t directly refer to Perrie, her fans were quick to criticise him.

Perrie was Zayn’s longest relationship, with the pair breaking off their engagement in August last year after spending four years together.

“It's funny how Perrie was good enough for Zayn for 4 years and he proposed to her but now he can do nothing but slag her off to the press,” one angry fan tweeted. Another said: “Zayn Malik needs to grow up why is he still talking trash about Perrie Edwards when the relationship is O.V.E.R.” Very true.

Zayn Malik Billboard cover

Zayn also said he preferred a “fuller woman”, adding: “Also, I like girls that are a bit chunky in certain areas - the nice areas.”

Now, seeing as he’s dating model Gigi Hadid who isn’t chunky in any areas, we can only imagine he may have been having a bit of an off day when he sat down for the chat.

You can read Zayn’s interview with Billboard here.


Perrie Edwards style evolution

20th August 20131 of 15

20th August 2013

We heart this chic Patricia Bonaldi sheer patterned gown Perrie wore to the One Direction: This Is Us premiere

27th May 20152 of 15

27th May 2015

Channelling relaxed summer vibes in a floaty maxi skirt and cold-shoulder top

19th March 20133 of 15

19th March 2013

We really hope she was off to a Barbie themed party here...

14th February 20134 of 15

14th February 2013

Lilac locks and cartoon heroes

9th June 20155 of 15

9th June 2015

Keeping it simple in a '90s inspired khaki ribbed maxi paired with pretty sandals and sleek locks

19th October 20136 of 15

19th October 2013

Nailing sports luxe in silky joggers, heels and a printed top

20th February 20137 of 15

20th February 2013

Matching her frock to her hair and keeping her signature flower crown, obvs

4th July 20128 of 15

4th July 2012

Auditioning for Sandy in Grease?

13th November 20119 of 15

13th November 2011

Part farmer, part equestrian, part fisherman, she's got it all

12th November 201110 of 15

12th November 2011

We know there's such a thing as stage outfits, but REALLY?

22nd October 201111 of 15

22nd October 2011

We're not quite sure what happened to poor Perrie's hair here. Maybe it caught sight of those sequin shorts and became terrified...

18th July 201512 of 15

18th July 2015

Looking oh-so-cool in high-waisted jeans and a lacy halterneck for a performance on Weekend

6th May 201213 of 15

6th May 2012

We much prefer Perrie when she's all pretty and fresh-faced. This look was way too harsh for her

3rd November 201114 of 15

3rd November 2011

Choosing a '50s quiff and white lace mini for her first awards ceremony at the Cosmopolitan Awards

9th June 201215 of 15

9th June 2012

Grecian goddess but not quite right...

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