One Direction’s Zayn Malik Quits Twitter

In news that rocked the social media world Zayn Malik, one-fifth of the band One Direction, quit Twitter after receiving repeated hate tweets.

Before completely deactivating his account, Malik explained his reasoning via the micro-blogging site: “The reason i don’t tweet as much as i use to, is because I’m sick of all the useless opinions and hate that I get daily.” After signing off with a “goodbye twitter” status, Malik deleted his account for good.

Malik joines John Mayer, Miley Cyrus, Alec Baldwin and Amanda Bynes, all of whom at one point quit the social media site. Mayer is the only aforementioned celebrity not to reactivate his account.

The other four members of One Direction–Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson–still have their own personal Twitter accounts.

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Brittany Tenpenny has wanted to be a writer for as long as she could remember. Aside from brief fantasies of pop stardom and becoming the female Indiana Jones, Brittany was dead set on writing. She pursued her dream all through her academic career, becoming a staff writer for "The Argo" at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey where she graduated at the top of her class with a Bachelors of Arts in Communications. Last year, Brittany's fictional pieces were published in the e-book "A Calm Whisper."

Brittany is now a graduate student at Rowan University and is currently working on a novel.