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Rough Night? Zayn Malik Looks Grim In London One Day After Leaving One Direction Over His Hard Partying — 9 New Photos

Zayn Malik Quits One Direction First Photos At London Studio After Split

Mar. 26 2015, Published 5:08 p.m. ET

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Zayn Malik’s shocking decision to quit One Direction broke hearts all over the world, and RadarOnline.com has a gallery of the first photos of the singer since the split — which sources say was over his partying.

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Zayn Malik Quits One Direction First Photos At London Studio After Split
Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
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The day after Zayn Malik quit One Direction he was photographed arriving at a London studio.

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Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
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The 22-year-old sports a full beard and has a cigarette hanging out of his mouth.

Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
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Malik was looking rough, and multiple sources told RadarOnline.com that and he was given an ultimatum – either clean up or get out. Here he is arriving at Heathrow airport after leaving the Asian leg of the tour.

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Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
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"Zayn’s alcohol and drug use became a huge problem," a source connected to the upper management for the band told Radar.

Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
Source: Fameflynet

"He chose not to get clean and that is when they parted ways," the insider said.

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Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
Source: Fameflynet

Malik’s band mates, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Liam Payne are still on tour without him.

Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
Source: Fameflynet

"They gave him every opportunity to clean up his act, but he just couldn’t do it," the source told Radar.

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Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
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His fiancée Perrie Edwards is standing by him.

Zayn Malik Quits One Direction -- First Photos At London Studio After Split
Source: Fameflynet

Another source told Radar, "He is in bad shape, which is the real reason he went home to London.

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