Zayn Malik FINALLY reveals the truth about why he quit One Direction

He's dropping some serious truth-bombs right now

Zayn Malik

by Emmeline Saunders |

Zayn Malik has just revealed the real reason he quit One Direction back in March – and 1D fans aren't going to like it.

It came about after Simon Cowell tweeted last night to say Zayn had been signed by record label RCA Records, a sister company to Si's very own Syco label.

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"We have been working on this for a while and I am pleased to say congratulations to @Zaynmalik on signing with @RCARecords," he wrote.

"I believe they are the perfect label for @ZaynMalik’s solo career and I am sure whatever they release together will be special." Zayn then decided it was time for some explainin'.

He tweeted a picture of himself signing some paperwork at his new musical home, followed by the single hashtag "#REALME".

Zayn, 22, will join the likes of A$AP Rocky, Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, Miley Cyrus and, uh, Britney Spears at the label.

None of his former bandmates – Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson – have publicly congratulated Zayn yet, which is hella awkward in our book…

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