Liam Payne has got Directioners all over the world excited as he confirms One Direction will be reuniting in honour of their 10th anniversary.
According to Page Six reports last week, the boys have been working on a secret project to celebrate their 10th birthday on 23rd July, with ideas including a new single and TV special – although a tour has apparently been ruled out.
But it seems as though Liam has dashed any hopes of Zayn Malik joining in the reunion fun.
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Sitting down for an Instagram live DJ Alesso, Liam admitted that he’s been chatting to former bandmates Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson.
“I did speak to Niall again on FaceTime today, and he was outside on his balcony sunbathing and whatever. He’s in London as well,” he said. “Most of us are in London. We’ve been trying to arrange the first group FaceTime at the moment,” before adding: “You can come in and fill in for Zayn and join the band”.
That seems to be all we’re getting for now though, as Liam said: “I can’t say too much… Louis told me off for revealing a bit of our plans the other day. So you’re going to have the group telling me off on the group chat.”
So, it doesn’t sound as though Zayn is currently on board. Fans also noticed that Harry, Niall, Louis and Liam all recently re-followed Zayn on social media, but Zayn hasn’t yet followed them back. Others have spotted that Zayn is now listed as a member of One Direction on Google again, and also appears in the band’s official Apple Music photo.
Zayn famously quit the boy band back in 2015 to pursue a solo career, launching his debut solo album Mind of Mine in March 2016.
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