WORLD EXCLUSIVE Zayn explains how he got injured

One Direction star Zayn Malik is good mates with Justin Bieber.

‘He’s very similar to me in terms of the type of music he likes and things he likes to do,’ Zayn, 19, tells Now’s Dan Wootton.

‘We both love skateboarding.

‘It’s really cool because I remember the first time he came to The X Factor, when we were contestants, it was hard to even get a photo with him because he has that whole entourage.

‘For him to go out of his way to hang out with us was really flattering.

‘He thinks it’s cool that he’s now got someone of a similar age to hang out with in the industry.’

Zayn and Justin, 18, had a wild night together recently.

‘It was a bit crazy, yeah,’ admits the 1D hottie.

‘I had an accident doing a half-pipe [a skateboarding move] and was on crutches for five days.

‘My ankle popped out of place.

‘It was really painful at the time, but it was a good night!’

Read our exclusive interview with Liam Payne in Now magazine dated 29 October 2012 – out now!

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