The young couple got engaged two years ago with Little Mix star Perrie debuting her HUGE sparkler at One Direction’s London debut of their movie.
But now it’s all over – but was it always coming?
Perrie and Zayn have been dogged by rumours since announcing their engagement, and earlier this year, her sparkler was missing for a three weeks as it was getting “cleaned”.
It was back on in June this year when Little Mix were performing at Capital Summertime Ball.
‘Zerrie’ as they were affectionately known to their fans, were constantly asked when they were going to finally say ‘I do’.
Speaking earlier this year on Capital FM in June, she said: “I’m sick of being asked, ‘When is the wedding? When is the wedding?’”
Then she said: “I’ll get married when I’m bloody ready!”
Blonde Perrie also admitted that the couple had been waiting for the “perfect” time to tie the knot.
“Me and Zayn want it to be perfect, so as soon as I have a bit of time we’ll plan it,” she said.
“I doubt it will be this summer — but I’ll let you know!”
In March, Zayn who quit the Night Changes band in the same month, was accused of cheating with a Swedish model.
Martina Olsson, 24, claimed that she had sex with the singer twice while One Direction were in Thailand.
The former boyband star, who recently signed his solo deal with RCA, was also accused of hooking up with Lauren Richardson when a cosy picture of him getting touchy-feely with the blonde Love Island contestant emerged.
A spokesperson for Zayn at the time denied that there was any truth to the accusations.
Upset by the photos, Zayn tweeted: “I’m 22 years old… I love a girl named Perrie Edwards. And there’s a lot of jealous f**ks in this world I’m sorry for what it looks like x”
But Perrie and Zayn stayed together despite the accusations of cheating, which were not the first.
Before they even were engaged, they were hit by claims that Zayn has slept with Australian waitress Courtney Webb in March 2013.
At the time, Courtney told The Sun: “I definitely don’t think it’s the first time he’s done this.
“I feel sorry for Perrie – she doesn’t know this is going on. It’s wrong and it has to stop.”
Earlier this year, the 22-year-old quit One Direction after he first took time off the band’s tour for “stress”.
Adding to more drama, Zayn was hit by drug reports while he was still with the What Makes You Beautiful group.
During a trip to Peru, a video of Louis and Zayn smoking a joint was published. With the pair forced to apologise for their actions.
Zayn was left outraged after it was suggested substance abuse had led to him missing work commitments in the US with the 1D boys.
The singer was too sick to appear on the Today show and host Matt Lauer asked his four bandmates: “There have been rumours of substance abuse, what’s going on?”
The band excused Zayn’s absence, saying it was due to illness, but the singer was shocked by the claims.
Speaking to The Sun, the 1D star said: “I’m really angry and upset by what was said. I was really ill at the weekend, that’s why I couldn’t fly to America.”
But while Perrie has been gushing over their relationship in her interviews, Zayn is said to have called off the engagement in yet another drastic change.
Perrie is currently on tour in the Los Angeles with the rest of Little Mix, and her ring is off. This time, it’s not at the cleaners.