So has anyone from inside the band ever commented on the Larry rumours?
If it wasn't for that passionate, like, almost obsession, then we wouldn’t have the success that we had.” Malik left the X-Factor-created group in March 2015, saying he wanted to be a “normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight”.
The only thing One Direction has more of than hit songs is ex-girlfriends.
Styles dismissed rumours he was dating Radio 1 host Nick Grimshaw in an interview with Fans of the ‘Larry Stylinson’ theory have dedicated blogs and Twitter accounts to the assumed relationship as well as drawing suggestive fan art.
Malik defended fans, saying: “They’re so passionate, and once they get their head around an idea, that’s the way it is regardless of anything.
Back in the early days, he played Cupid and introduced his boy to a cute girl he knew through friends.