Zayn Malik leaving One Direction sparked a wave of sadness and depression among the pop music world. And fans expressed their grief through the language of the internet — with memes! If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then fans made some memes to help express what they couldn’t say. See all the Zayn and One Direction memes here![contentblock id=1 img=adsense.png]
Sadness can be an inspiration for creative expression and the legion of Directioners feeling devastated over Zayn’s departure are proving that. They took to social media on the day Zayn announced his departure from the band, and posted pictures displaying their depression and anguish over the news.[contentblock id=2 img=adsense.png]
From subtle expression, as graying out Zayn, to more poignant displays of anger over their favorite member quitting the band, a wide range of emotions were on display with these support memes. Hopefully, they’ve helped other fans cope with the disappointing news.[contentblock id=3 img=adsense.png]
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For some fans, the news of Zayn’s departure was too emotional for any meme. Instead, they had to share what they were feeling in their hearts. Raw emotion flowed as fans all around the world went online to shed tears over the news. Directioners shared tweets and Vine clips of themselves crying — they also tweeted their confusion and shock once they heard that Zayn was gone. It was an intense outpouring of love, as fans let the world know how important Zayn means to them.