Last night, heartthrob Zayn Malik of the popular U.K. boy band One Direction waded into Middle East affairs with this succinct “#FreePalestine” tweet.
Malik’s tweet, posted from his verified account, has more than 134,000 retweets so far (and the count is rising rapidly).
Whereas singer Rihanna and basketball player Dwight Howard deleted their pro-Palestine tweets, Malik has left his up.
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