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Harry Styles: The Crazy Way He’s Coping With Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction

Tue, April 21, 2015 4:15pm EDT by 28 Comments

Everyone has their own way of coping. Well, One Direction’s Harry Styles has a very interesting way of making himself feel better after Zayn Malik’s departure from the band. has all the info!

When Zayn Malik, 22, left One Direction high and dry in the middle of a world tour, Directioners everywhere didn’t know how to react. In fact, we still can’t get over Zayn’s absence. While the news has been hard on fans, it’s been an especially tough pill for the boys of 1D to swallow. Zayn’s buddy Harry Styles, 21, has had the most difficult time moving on without Zayn. A source tells EXCLUSIVELY how the singer is dealing with it.

Harry Styles Tattoo: Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction Prompts Him To Get Ink

Harry is getting over the fact that Zayn is no longer part of One Direction in a way that definitely fits him – by getting a new tattoo! The tattoo-lover wants to memorialize this life-changing moment by getting some new art on his body.

“Harry loves getting tattoos and doesn’t plan on stopping. He will definitely have most of his body covered when it’s all over. He gets them for special people in his life, as well as important or emotional moments,” a source tells EXCLUSIVELY. “This has been a trying time in Harry’s life with Zayn leaving and the band transitioning. He has gotten through it so it was definitely a time when he wanted to mark it on his body with a tattoo.”

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Makes sense, right?

“Harry is really creative and likes to do things outside the lines of what a ‘boy bander’ is supposed to do,” the source continues. “The more he does things like [getting tattoos], the more of a release he gets. It makes him happy, so it’s good for him and good for One Direction.”

We can’t wait to see what kind of fresh ink Harry gets!

One Direction: Harry Styles Is The Next To Leave — New Prediction

But wait? Even though Harry’s had a hard time with Zayn saying buh-bye to his boy band, it seems like Taylor Swift’s former flame could be exiting as well?!

“I think at some point, Harry will probably leave. He’ll probably be next,” director of One Direction: This Is Us, Morgan Spurlock, 44, explained when TMZ caught up with him recently.

Let’s pray this prediction never comes true!

HollywoodLifers — what do YOU think of Harry getting a tattoo in honor of Zayn leaving 1D?

— Evan Real, Reporting By Tim Plant