Nick Jonas on Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction: 'It's a Tough World'

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If anyone can understand the trials and tribulations of being in a boy band, it's Nick Jonas.
Following 22-year-old Zayn Malik's shocking decision to leave One Direction on Wednesday, Nick spoke to ET about his own boy band past, being a part of the super-successful Jonas Brothers.
"It's a lot of pressure. I think that my situation was really unique, I had family with me," Nick told ET while discussing Zayn's departure. "I feel like it is a tough world already, and I was thankful to have family and walk through it with them, but it's all about how you balance it, and trying to implement a few moments of normalcy and quietness in a really crazy ride."
"I feel for the fans, and totally understand fame as well and what he's going through, but all the best to all of them," he added.
The Jonas Brothers -- which besides Nick included his older brothers Joe, 25, and Kevin, 27 -- officially split in October 2013 after selling over eight million albums worldwide. Nick, 22, has since embarked on a successful solo career, most notable for his huge radio hit "Jealous."
Watch the video below for more on Zayn's decision to leave One Direction.