Los Angeles - Noel Gallagher believes Zayn Malik is "strange" for quitting One Direction and predicts he won't want to be a "normal" person in a few years.
The 47-year-old rocker was very shocked when Zayn walked away from the all-conquering boy band earlier this year insisting he was leaving 1D because he wants to be a "normal 22 year old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight".
Noel is staggered that Zayn would want to turn his back on all the fame, fortune and groupies that goes with being a pop star and is convinced he'll soon regret his decision to let Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan carry on as a four-piece.
In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, he ranted: "It's a strange thing for that lad to have done at that age.
"The greatest quote was - I laughed out loud when I read it - 'I just want to be a normal 22-year-old.' Pfft. Who wants to be a normal 22-year-old?! Hang on a minute. You can be fucking anything that moves and getting paid half a million dollars a week, you fuckinging idiot.
"You want to be a normal 22-year-old? Have you met any normal 22-year-olds? They're shit-for-brains. What are you talking about, you idiot? God. All those young Japanese girls sucking me cock. So shallow and meaningless. I'll say this to you, Zayn, You might have wanted to be a normal 22 year old, but you won't want to be a normal 25 year old!"
But the Wondewall hitmaker did have some words of advice for Zayn for his future, saying: "To Zayn, though, I'd say, 'Fucking get a good accountant because life is very fucking long.'"
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Noel - who quit Oasis in August 2009 after a pre-concert bust-up with his brother Liam Gallagher - has only ever met Harry Styles out of the One Direction boys, and insists he's a "good lad", despite being very quiet.
The Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds star said: "I've only met Harry, who orbits in social circles where sometimes we end up at the same parties. Harry's not got a great deal to say for himself, but he's a good lad!"
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