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Is an `alien` a reason behind Zayn Malik quitting One Direction

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 17:05 IST

Washington D.C., July 13 (ANI): Was an alien a reason behind Zayn Malik quitting One Direction last year? The singer has claimed the same during his recent interview.

In an interview with August issue of Glamour magazine, 23-year-old Malik when asked why he quit the band, said, "An alien spoke to me in a dream," reports E! Online.

During his candid interview, the ' Pillowtalk Remix' hit-maker also revealed that his first crush was Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, the first thing he bought with his first paycheck was a beanie, the first album he owned was 'Tupac's All Eyez On Me'.

In addition, he also revealed that his first job was One Direction, adding he's a huge Bob Marley fan.

Malik has been grabbing spotlight ever since he reconciled with model Gigi Hadid, who is gushing over her new relationship on social media. (ANI)