Zayn Malik Reunites With One Direction On Stage Following Drug Rumors, Sends Twitter Into a Frenzy With "#ZaynIsBack"
Celebrity News Nov. 18, 2014 AT 10:20PM By Sierra Marquina
Zayn Malik reunited with One Direction after battling a stomach bug on Tuesday. Nov. 18 Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Everyone can relax now because Zayn Malik is back! The British singer reunited with One Direction on stage during a performance Tuesday night in Orlando, sending Twitter into a frenzy, one day after Matt Lauer questioned his absence during a
"IM SO HAPPY I CAN SLEEP PEACEFULLY ZAYN MY SUNSHINE HES OKAY HES BACK THERES 5/5 NOW #ZaynIsBack," one fan tweeted on Nov. 18 during the performance, while another exclaimed, "#ZAYNISBACK tell a friend the KING IS BACK."
IM SO HAPPY I CAN SLEEP PEACEFULLY ZAYN MY SUNSHINE HES OKAY HES BACK THERES 5/5 NOW #ZaynIsBack
The 21-year-old donned a white T-shirt and black jacket and pants for his comeback on stage with bandmates Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, and Liam Payne.
Fans were freaking out after Matt Lauer questioned Malik\'s absence during a
"Where is Zayn?" Lauer asked during the interview before Payne explained, "He\'s got a tummy bug so he\'s not very well at the moment so he couldn\'t make it over."
Lauer, seemingly not believing Payne, then pushed: "There\'s obviously a lot of concern, a lot of fans have been tweeting overnight. There\'s been a lot of action on social media about him. Is it something more serious than just a minor illness? There have been rumors of substance abuse. What\'s going on?"
Malik then spoke for himself and slammed Lauer while talking to
. "I\'m really angry and upset by what was said on the
show," the pop star said. "I was really ill at the weekend, that\'s why I couldn\'t fly to America. I was gutted to have to miss album release day, but I’m going to be back as soon as I can," he added. "As soon as I\'m feeling better I\'m going to join the guys and carry on with the promotion for the album."
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