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1D's Zayn eager to get university degree

1 of 1 One Direction's Zayn Malik would love to go to Uni to study English
One Direction's Zayn Malik would love to go to Uni to study English

One Direction star Zayn Malik has expressed his desire to go to university to study English because he loves to read.

The 20-year-old Live While We're Young singer, made the decision to leave his studies behind when he rose to fame on the X Factor in 2010, but Zayn revealed that he would like to return to education one day.

Speaking to The Sun newspaper, Malik said: ''If I wasn't doing this, I'd be at uni. I wanted to, and still quite want to, do an English degree. It's frustrating because I don't get any time to read on tour.

"I don't get time to call my mum and dad, never mind get stuck into a book. As soon as I try, I fall asleep. I do want to get a Kindle though, perhaps that would make it a bit easier.''

Malik, who is dating Perrie Edwards from girlband Little Mix, further revealed that he's still "scared" of getting into trouble with his parents, adding:

''Those four lads are the only ones who really understand how it is. They have my back with everything, but they'd tell me if I'm acting like a **** too. They'd be the first to tell me.

''Oh, and then I'd get a phonecall from my mum and dad - and when I do, I'm still like, '****!' You never outgrow being scared of your parents.''

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