Professor Stephen Hawking has given the smallest of all glimmers of hope to diehard Zayn Malik fans who wish to one day see him reunited with his ex-band mates One Direction, speculating that somewhere, in an alternate universe, the boy band is still very much intact.
The famous astro-physicist got his troll on over the weekend appearing by, wait for it, FREAKING HOLOGRAM, at the Sydney Opera House for a talk on all things space when he was questioned by someone who quite possibly had stumbled into the wrong event.
“What do you think is the cosmological effect of Zayn leaving One Direction and consequently breaking the hearts of millions of teenage girls across the world?, asked the audience member.
“Finally, a question about something important,” Hawking responded before delivering his slick zinger.
“My advice to any heartbroken young girl is to pay close attention to the study of theoretical physics. Because one day there may well be proof of multiple universes. It would not be beyond the realms of possibility that somewhere outside of our own universe lies another different universe. And in that universe, Zayn is still in One Direction.”
That sound you hear is millions of tween girls hurriedly Googling, “How do I become a theoretical physicist?”.
Whilst some may need to wait till the discovery of new universes to be happy with Zayn Malik, some of us are pretty chill with this universe, as long as he keeps releasing sweet new jams like this little gem.
Listen: Zayn Malik – I Won’t Mind