Malik 'ready to leave One Direction'

Malik 'ready to leave One Direction'

Zayn Malik is reportedly ready to leave One Direction.

The 21-year-old musician is said to be tired of being famous and wants to quit the band - who released their fourth studio album, 'Four', this week - in favour of a more relaxed and peaceful lifestyle.

An insider revealed: "Zayn is fed up with the whole fame thing. He loves singing and his fans but he just wants a quiet life now."

The 'Steal My Girl' singer is also thought to be considering the departure in order to spend more time with Little Mix star Perrie Edwards, as he wants to settle down with the singer who he proposed to in August 2013.

Talking to the Sunday People newspaper, the source continued: "He has become increasingly disappointed with the little amount of time he can spend with Perrie.

"Unfortunately she is in a band too, they have so little time together.

"Zayn appreciates how lucky he is, but life is about family for him and he is seeing too little of his loved ones."

Their struggle to fit quality time together into their busy schedules has also meant the couple have not been able to make plans for their nuptials.

He admitted: "We are engaged... I've had a few questions about plans for the marriage; we haven't really had any plans yet."

Despite an imminent ceremony being unlikely, Zayn's bandmates - Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Liam Payne - have already started planning a pre-wedding celebration, and hope to whisk the handsome hunk off to Las Vegas for a debaucherous stag party.

Niall told OK! magazine: "You know where we're taking you, don't you Zayn ... Vegas!"

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