Written by OK Staff, October 14, 2016

Zayn Malik has come a long way since auditioning for The X Factor when he was 17; however, it seems he might have forgotten those who helped him get to where he is now…

The 23-year-old singer has revealed in a snippet from his new autobiography that he’s stoked he gets to finally sing about ~sex~, which he believed he couldn’t do whilst trapped in the boy band that was One Direction.

Since his departure from 1D, Zayn’s thrown some pretty serious shade at the other four boys and their group, so here we’re taking a look back at all the times Zayn’s tried to bite the hand that fed him…

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Zayn was quick to compare how his new music differed from the tracks he made while in One Direction in the first excerpt of his autobiography:

‘Every lyric I’ve ever written has a story behind it. All the hard work that went into the creation of ‘Pillowtalk’ was worthwhile because, as soon as it was finished, I intuitively felt I was on the right path. I was also able to sing about a subject that I hadn’t really been able to go near while I was in One Direction: sex.’

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