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    zayn malik is officially a solo artist

    by · July 30, 2015

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    News of the Day:

    + MTV’s Scream, a resurrection of the classic film as a television series, has been a pretty big success—so much that it has been renewed for a second season.

    + Jaime King is not afraid to tell the world how much she loves BFF Lena Dunham. In an Instagram photo the actress posted, she is wearing a shirt covered in nude Lena Dunhams. Now that’s what friends are for!

    + British girl group Little Mix has some serious raw talent and proved it with a flawless mashup of Jason Derulo’s “Want To Want Me” and Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”

    + In the midst of the second season of Candidly Nicole on VH1, Nicole Richie has launched a collaboration with the monthly subscription beauty service Birchbox. Check out the box full of goodies here and use the code LOVENICOLE when checking out!

    + Former One Direction member Zayn Malik took to Twitter yesterday to announce that he has officially signed to RCA Records as a solo artist. He also told fans the exact reason why he left the group: to pursue his own music.

    Deal of the Day:

    Check out the new lines that were added to the Topshop summer sale!

    Quote of the Day:

    “Some people just don’t understand sarcasm or the British sense of humour” - Cara Delevingne, in response to that viral, super-awkward interview.

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