Zayn Malik has once again died for one dream.
Gigi Hadid, left the group in 2015, four years after they were put together on the X Factor and achieved global fame.
Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson continued as a four-piece for another year before the lads all went their separate ways to launch solo projects, announcing to indefinite hiatus.
And the hope that they'll be back in their original line-up is no longer.
The 25-year-old told Vogue magazine: "I would never have to wait for a long time . "
He added: "It's just the way it is, people move on, people grow apart, people grow up." Just boom, boom, boom. "We went from theatres to arenas to stadiums.
"I guess that kind of progression affects you a little bit." People take it different ways, especially when there are five personalities. "
Zayn opened up about his relationship with Gigi.
The couple recently reconciled months after a shock split.
The star praised his girlfriend's organizational skills, and admitted that he "leans" on her a lot.
Zayn and Gigi seem happier than ever these days.
Gigi recently described Zayn as her "happy place" as she shared a loved selfie of them together.
Zayn sits in the adorable picture, a topless boy behind her girlfriend, snuggling up and down to her neck.
With their eyes closed, the young lovers look happy and content each other's arms.
Gigi shared it on Instagram, telling fans she was "flyin 'home to my happy place".
"Gorgeous couple," one fan told them.
While another said, "You guys are the cutest couple, I've ever seen you."
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