One Direction Fan Receives Death Threats For Zayn Malik Photo

(Radio.com) For One Direction fans, getting a photo with the group members is the highest honor--but 26-year-old Lauren Richardson learned the hard way that it comes with consequences.

Back when 1D was still the original lineup, now ex-member Zayn Malik was seen holding hands with Richardson in a photo taken in Thailand that spread across the Internet that some believe kicked off the chain of events that caused Malik to finally walk away from the group.

While Malik's life has since slowly calmed down, his rumored sidepiece Richardson is still living in a kind of hell. 'It got so bad at one point. There were death threats and people saying I'm a homewrecker and 'I want to find you'," Richardson said in an interview with the Daily Star, perfectly timed with her debut on British reality show Love Island. 'There was a lot of hate behind everything. I was so scared. You think: 'Are they actually going to find me?' Read more here.

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