London: Singer Zayn Malik has revealed that funnyman Russell Brand once tried to give him advice related to family planning at the backstage of 2012 Olympics.

Zayn Malik
Zayn Malik. Pic/Santa Banta 

The One Direction member mentioned about it in the band's autobiography titled 'Who We Are: Our Autobiography', reported Contactmusic.

"Russell was brilliant. He was saying, 'Your performance was sick.' Then he started giving me family planning advice!

was like, 'Russell, you shouldn't be giving me that sort of advice!' He was hilarious, a really nice guy," Malik wrote. He described the incident as one of the "maddest times" he had ever experienced.

"Backstage at the Olympics was one of the maddest times I've had with the band. These crazily famous people were coming up and talking to me. All my life I'd seen them on TV and here they were just chatting away to us."