Attention: This is a 1D Emergency

Zayn Malik has left the building. I repeat: Zayn Malik has left the building.

The biggest news today (if you judge news by Twitter trends) is that Zayn Malik has left One Direction. This comes days after he abruptly exited the group’s tour, vaguely citing stress as the reason. There’s been rumors of cheating and disagreements with other members, but it’s also just likely that Zayn had had enough of this:

Since he is, in the estimation of this Staance employee, 1D’s hottest member, this is a serious (re: not at all serious) loss. But it may actually be the beginning of the end for the band. Right now, the feeling is pretty pessimistic.

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