Entertainment Zayn Malik, Perrie Edwards break off engagement, People reports Former One Direction member Zayn Malik and singer Perrie Edwards have called off their engagement. Photo Credit: Perrie Edwards via Instagram By AMNY August 5, 2015 11:47 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Cue the preteen squeals because Zayn Malik is back on the market. The former One Directioner has broken off his engagement to Perrie Edwards, who is "devastated," according to People. Malik had been engaged to the Little Mix member, both 22, since August 2013, but contacted her two weeks ago to bring an end to the relationship, People reported. By AMNY Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.