I’m proud to be a part of One Direction: Zayn Malik

Los Angeles: Singer Zayn Malik may have left One Direction but he says he had an amazing time making music with the boy band.

The 23-year-old star said he will always be thankful to the fans of 1D, who have supported him throughout, reported AceShowbiz.

“I got to meet amazing fans, and I can never thank all of them enough for the love and support they gave me during the good times, and the bad.

“I can honestly say I’m proud of a lot of stuff from the One Direction days. I’m not sure people realize that, but I am,” Zayn said.

The singer said the band will always be an incredible part of his life, adding, “I’ve got the memorabilia – the platinum discs we received with every album – all over my house. I have a wall dedicated to displaying them.

“One Direction was an incredible experience in its own right, and it’s a part of me, an integral part of my history, and I’m never going to deny that aspect of my life.