It's pretty hard to believe that Zayn Malik has officially left One Direction – especially since he was quoted on the X Factor saying, "We're definitely going to stay together. This isn't the last of One Direction." Between the Zerrie cheating rumors and Louis Tomlinson and Eleanor Calder's breakup, this has been the roughest week ever for Directioners. It doesn't even seem real!
While we know that the other 1D guys plan on staying together for their fans, it's going to be really hard to adjust to the four member band. Click through the gallery to see 18 reasons why we're going to miss Zayn so incredibly much, then let us know what you think about the whole ordeal in the comments below.
One Direction is meant to be a quintet, not a quartet.