Former One Direction star Zayn Malik has backed up the rumour which was circulating last year that Taylor Swift uses the unusual transport method of a suitcase to avoid press attention.

Last year it was claimed by US entertainment news outlet Splash News that when two men were spotted carrying a large suitcase out of Swift's apartment in Manhattan that it was the star trying to avoid having her photograph taken.

Now Malik, who collaborated with Swift on the song I Don't Want To Live Forever from the Fifty Shades Darker film, has told Vogue magazine that she was "always travelling around in a suitcase".

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Robbie Williams famously recounted Spice Girls singer Geri Horner's escape in a duffle bag:

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