One Direction: Zayn Malik was silent during anniversary 'because he wants to cut ties'

Although many people were eager to celebrate One Direction, a number of the band members were keen to chime in with their praise for it.

Unfortunately, Malik didn’t post anything on his social media accounts to commemorate his time in One Direction.

However, the reason behind his silence has now reportedly been revealed.

According to The Sun, a source has now explained: “Zayn is of course grateful for One Direction for giving him the platform it did, but he’s a solo artist now.