Zayn Malik of British Pop group One Direction is officially off the market, leaving many fans heart broken. Malik is engaged to Perrie Edwards, member of British girl group Little Mix. The news was confirmed today August 21 by Edwards’ brother Jonnie Edwards via Twitter.
“Right, My sister and Zayn ARE Engaged! It's true! You seen the ring on the finger and all that Jazz! CONGRATS!!!” Edwards tweets with excitement.
The happy couple, both 20-years-old walked the red carpet Tuesday for the London premiere of the documentary, “One Direction: This Is Us,” Edwards was photographed sporting her new ring.
British newspaper The Mirror reports the Malik proposed last weekend and the couple have been dating for two years.
“It’s one of the first weekends they’ve spent with each other, as they’ve both been on tours with their bands. He wanted to wait for the perfect moment,” a source told the newspaper. “All her bandmates were at V Festival, and she couldn’t wait to tell them. They’re all really excited for her, as the rest of One Direction are for Zayn.”
Edwards’ mother also confirmed the news on the UK’s Real Radio.
"Yes, it is. It's true. They got engaged on Sunday and it was absolutely lovely," she said. "It's wonderful because Zayn is absolutely gorgeous and Perrie loves him to pieces, so it's just perfect. They just get on so well together and they understand each other, so it's just fabulous."