There’s always been speculation – well, ever since Zayn Malik abruptly left One Direction – about the relationship that the Bradford bad boy still had with the rest of the band. Of course, tensions were high at first when Zayn decided that a solo career suited him better. But, recently, Louis Tomlinson admitted that he and Z reconnected as a promise he had made to his mother, Johannah Deakin, before she passed away in December. So, what about the rest of the boys? We kind of just thought they were civil, TBH. And they are…well excluding Harry Styles.

Zayn chatted with Us Weekly about everything in his life including Gigi Hadid, his fashion sense, having children and where he stands with the 1D boys. But, the most shocking part about all of this is that he actually admitted that he never had a relationship with Harry in the first place. We are absolutely shooketh over it. I mean, think about it. Zayn and Harry traveled the world together, they experienced something together that no one else can relate to yet they didn’t really speak.

“To be honest, I never really spoke to Harry even when I was in the band. So I didn’t really expect that much of a relationship with him,” Zayn said. Okay, yikes.

As for his relationship with Louis, Niall Horan and Liam Payne, Zayn spilled, “We’re in touch. Everything is on a civil level. It’s not the way it used to be, obviously, because we were spending 24 hours a day in the band and now we’re growing as individual men, but we still check in.” This definitely seems like a more reasonable answer. We’re just really not understanding the whole Harry thing. Obviously, leaving a band will break some bridges but why were the bridges broken before he even left? #CONFUSED. After all of that, Zayn would be up for a reunion though.

“Who knows? I’ve said it before: Never say never,” he said. How is that going to work Zayn if you and Harry have no relationship? ANSWER. ME. THAT. You need some kind of chemistry on stage. I don’t know how long it’s going to take me to get over this. Thinking back to when the boys were a cohesive unit of five, it makes you wonder what interactions were real and what was all for the cameras, the fans, and the show. It’s a known fact that Louis and Zayn were very close. But, now that Zayn has completely spilled the beans, we can’t help but wonder what other relationships in the group weren’t as strong as you once thought.

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