The fans and followers have expressed utmost displeasure over British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik’s admission of not calling himself a Muslim in the latest interview. The statement ensued a reaction from the people on social media while many were upset with the news, others “canceled” him.
Zayn Malik made his remarks during an interview with British Vogue Magazine. In an interview, he has said that religion is a personal matter between you and what you choose to believe, talking about it can lead to a lot of problems. He was then asked if he would call himself a Muslim, and he replied with “No I wouldn’t.”Malik further added that he believed in the oneness of God but did not believe in the existence of Hell. He said he believed people would treat him well if he was going to treat them well. Fans and followers were delighted to see the pictures of him and Gigi Hadid celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr together with his mother and sister. Gigi Hadid is a Palestinian supermodel. They both have been in a relationship for a considerable period of time.
zayn malik: leaving islam.
fully understand why so many things are haraam in islam, the music industry and alcohol being an example. they just distance you from your religion till you’ve lost all faith.
zayn’s a prime example of letting fame get to his head. cancelled. 🤮 pic.twitter.com/qhghOfw2XK
— bismah (@bismah_x) November 9, 2018
While Zayn Malik is reluctant to call himself a Muslim, Gigi Hadid on the contrary strongly defends her Muslim identity. Several times she has raised her voice against Islamophobia, have protested against the genocide of Palestinians.Zayn Malik also opened about his relationship with his former One Direction bandmates in the interview. He said that “Snide comments” were made against him after he left the band and cited that been the reason for no longer being in contact with them.
“There are things that happen and things that were said after I left. Snide things. Small things that I would never have expected”, said Zayn Malik.
Zayn Malik will be gracing the covers of the British Vogue Magazine December issue