They both are referred by the hybrid name of Ziam Mayne (Zayn Malik/Liam Payne), as they are considered as a couple. In most group photos, they were always seen next to each other.
Friendship with Zayn
- Both of them are still friends, as told by Zayn. They frequently talk to each other on the phone.
- Zayn shaved a slit on Liam’s eyebrow when he was asleep, just for fun.
- A fan once asked Zayn if he could live anywhere in the world, where would he want to live? Zayn answered saying, "Right next to you Liam".
- Liam said if he was a cannibal, out of all the boys, he would eat Zayn first.
- Liam still supports Zayn. When "Pillowtalk" was released, Liam said that he loved it and was hoping to listen to the album.
- Zayn had a dog and Liam had a turtle. Both of them were called "Boris".
- Zayn said that if he was a girl, he'd marry Liam.
- Zayn once tried to eat without a spoon for the whole day. He said hat, "It's really hard. Liam is the man!"
- During the time Zayn left the band, One Direction attended an award ceremony and won an award. Liam gave the thanking speech stating, "As Niall said, this one's for the fans, but there's one more person to share this with, and that's our brother Zayn.".