Zayn Malik Got Run Over by a Car During Rare Appearance at Paris Fashion Show
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Singer Zayn Malik reassured fans his foot is “fine” after a video emerged of a car running over it during a crowded appearance in Paris. The former One Direction star made light of the painful-looking mishap in an Instagram post.
Zayn Malik Downplays Paris Car Accident, Credits Shoes for Saving Foot
The rare incident occurred as Malik attended the Kenzo Fall/Winter 2024 fashion show, marking one of his first major public outings in several years. As he exited surrounded by security, crowds of enthusiastic fans swarmed for pictures and autographs.
Amidst the chaotic scene, a vehicle attempting to drive away ran directly over Malik’s foot and lower leg. Video circulating online shows the singer’s discomfort as his foot gets trapped momentarily under the car’s rear tire. Members of his team swiftly intervened to free his foot before further injury.
Despite the undoubtedly painful encounter, Malik maintained his composure while tending to his foot. He completed his appearance, sitting front row at the show beside Pharrell Williams and other celebrities.
After the video of the accident went viral, Malik posted an Instagram update easing worries about permanent damage. “My foot is fine!! Thanks to my incredibly well made shoes,” he wrote, sharing photos from the fashion show.
Zooming in on his white sneakers, newly scuffed with tire marks, Malik expressed gratitude their sturdy construction saved his foot. The mishap proved his stylish shoes were fortunately also functional when it mattered.
Zayn Malik Appears Refreshed, Engaging With Fans Again
Beyond updating his foot’s condition, Malik’s Instagram post highlighted his general return to the public eye after years away. He interacted appreciatively with followers in a way not seen recently from the often-private star.
Between showcasing his quiff hairstyle evoking One Direction days and allowing chaotic fan photos, Malik came off as relaxed and approachable. His demeanor suggests a refreshed outlook compared to the anxiety he’s admitted plagued past appearances.
As a father embracing more professional ventures like his new alcohol-free drink line, Malik appears comfortable re-engaging the spotlight on his own terms. If nothing else, nearly losing a foot proved his shoes’ mettle both stylishly and safety-wise.