Everyone is talking about Zayn Malik's absence from One Direction's TODAY show performance — but this isn't the first time he's caused enough controversy to make us have a total meltdown.
While we know that he's a softie at heart, even making the most adorable video for a fan who lost her mother, he's made the entire Directioner fandom freak out multiple times.
Click through to see more jaw-dropping controversies surrounding the Bradford Bad Boy, and tell us which one shocked you the most in the comments!
He missed One Direction's TODAY show appearance.
The singer couldn't make it because of a stomach bug, but the host asked if the real reason he was missing was because of a substance abuse problem. Obviously, the fans weren't happy, and Matt Lauer got totally booed (and slammed on the Internet).