In this Nov. 13, 2012 file photo, One Direction member Zayn Malik performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York. Malik said Wednesday, March 25, 2015, he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old." Malik's bandmates said they were sad to see him go "but we totally respect his decision and send him all our love for the future." 

In this Nov. 13, 2012 file photo, One Direction member Zayn Malik performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York. Malik said Wednesday, March 25, 2015, he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old." Malik's bandmates said they were sad to see him go "but we totally respect his decision and send him all our love for the future." 

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Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction. The band as it has been known for years is no more.

Look, teens, I get it. There's still a secret part of me that's hoping DC Talk will get back together any day now (just kidding. It's not that secret). But life goes on. Music changes. Priorities shift. It's hard to accept that when you're a hormone-fueled adolescent, I know. 

But some of these Twitter responses? They're... Well, they're something.

PS: You guys know Zayn didn't, like, die, right? He's still out there, watching over Gotham--I mean, singing or something, probably. So when you shout "I'LL NEVER HEAR HIM SING AGAIN," maybe, like, pipe down a little bit.

This one might be too self-aware:

But through all the pain, there is also a solution.

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