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In huge, heartbreaking, inconceivable, worldwide, epic, unbelievable news, Zayn Malik, the super hot heartthrob from British boy band One Direction, has taken a note from Ginger Spice's 1998 playbook and hopelessly abandoned left the group. The band announcedĀ his departureĀ on their Facebook page:

The news is so important, in fact, that the AP tweeted it as Breaking News:

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Nothing matters anymore. How. Do. We. Rebuild. After. This?

Kids who should be in school right now have taken to social media to mourn the untimely exit of the dark-featured singer.

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The outrage and disbelief spread quickly on Twitter, where fans excessively employed emojis and hashtags to emote about their grave loss:

https://twitter.com/SizweDhlomo/status/580775692184526848

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Even TV star Jackee Harry (Sister, Sister, 227) weighed in:

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Tumblr is filled to the brim with melancholy text posts and photos of crying teens. Where can they go from here?

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šŸ˜¢ VINE

And finally, Vine is completely submerged in teen tears. Say it ain't so, Zaynā€¦

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Akilah Hughes is a comedian, YouTuber, and staff writer and producer for Fusion's culture section. You can almost always find her waxing poetic about memes and using too many emojis. šŸ•