1D's Zayn knows he has a certain image
The singer – who has a growing tattoo collection and has been snapped smoking – is reluctant to discuss his personal life.
‘I like to use the term misunderstood,’ Zayn, 19, tells Seventeen.
‘But I am a bit of a bad boy. I have tattoos and I mess around. That’s part of my image, so it’s cool.’
Despite his rock’n’roll persona, Zayn can be sensitive and his band mate Liam Payne, 19, recently admitted that he ‘really worries’ about whether he can deal with the pressures of fame.
Zayn briefly deleted his Twitter account in August after cruel trolls bombarded him with hate mail.
‘Sorry, I was getting some abuse on twitter but I dont want to let my fans down. So I am back!! 🙂 x‘ Tweeted Zayn after reinstating his account.
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