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Spare a thought for the Irish lad who plays Zayn in a One Direction tribute act

His name is Jamie Searls, and he’s “off to the job centre”.
Mar 25th 2015, 8:04 PM 6,454 2

IT MAY BE easy to mock Directioners the world over for completely losing it over Zayn leaving One Direction – but spare a thought for the Irish lad who plays him in a 1D tribute act.

Singer and actor Jamie Searls, who is based in London, impersonates the floppy-haired crooner in Only One Direction. He’s second from the right in the picture below, looking impressively Zayn-like:

Only1D Jackets now back in stock!! Pink, Purple Source: Facebook/Only One Direction

The act has been quite successful, with a tour of theatres around the UK scheduled to begin this Saturday.

Unfortunately, the real Zayn decided to throw a spanner in the works with the whole quitting thing - here’s Jamie’s reaction to the news:

jamiesearls Source: Twitter/@jamiereprezent

Ah Jamie, they’ll surely keep you. The wounds are still fresh. You may not be the Zayn Directioners deserve, but you’re the Zayn they need right now. Stay strong.

H/T Entertainment.ie

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