Zayn Malik Not too long ago, singer Camila Cabello left the girl group Fifth Harmony. In a recent interview with Billboard Magazine, fans noticed that she is using very similar strategies as singer Zayn Malik did when he left One Direction to start his solo career. E! News summed up these strategies in five moves. One: their both released very similar and official exit statements. Two: They both commented on their need for their own individuality in their career.