August 22, 2013 2:10 AM EST
Zayn Malik, Perrie Edwards Engagement: Tumblr, Twitterverse Explode in Mixed Reactions [PHOTOS]
One Direction's Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix are engaged. The news sparked an explosion of mixed reactions from 1D's fans across social media sites, particularly Twitter and Tumblr.
"Yes, the pair of 20-year-old British pop music sensations are tying the knot!" Perez Hilton blogs of the confirmed news. Mirror.co.uk reported Zayn Malik's future mum-in-law has given the engagement her full approval. Meanwhile, E! Online teased fans about Perrie Edwards' ring on Twitter.
"They got engaged on Sunday and it's absolutely lovely. It's wonderful because Zayn is absolutely gorgeous and Perrie loves him to pieces," Perrie's mum was quoted on Perez Hilton's blog.
As of this posting, Zayn Malik's most recent tweet says this:
Thankyou that was amazing cant thankyou enough! :)
— zaynmalik1D (@zaynmalik) August 20, 2013
If anyone else is still in doubt, here's another shout-out on Twitter:
Right, My sister and Zayn ARE Engaged! It's true! You seen the ring on the finger and all that Jazz! CONGRATS!!!