You may have felt a ripple in the ground beneath you this weekend. That shift was the force of Zayn Malik‘s hair falling mightily to the ground for his first haircut in a year. “Here Ya go,” wrote Malik on Twitter. The butterfly effect began.
Here Ya go pic.twitter.com/T9XofRz1S9
— zaynmalik1D (@zaynmalik) January 17, 2015
While the grizzled 22-year-old was in the studio slaving away on his fifth studio album with One Direction (according to MTV), the younger, fresher, sneakier Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer has shaved off his beard in an attempt to play with the big boys, hair-wise. Nice try.
Remember Zayn’s magestic loose strand of hair? Are you team #RIPASHTONSBEARD? Or are you team #LOYALTY and #RESPECT? Are you really going to move on to some 20-year-old, just because Zayn got a cut and you weren’t sure if he still had his manbun? I have one word to describe you:
Sick … pic.twitter.com/dfHu6bvoBA
— zaynmalik1D (@zaynmalik) January 18, 2015