Zayn Malik is being forced to help plan his wedding.

The One Direction hunk got engaged to Perrie Edwards five months ago and the Little Mix singer says he tried to ''get out'' of organising their nuptials by saying she could make all the decisions, but she has insisted he do some of the work too.

Perrie said: ''He tried to get out of it. He said, 'You know what? The wedding, it's all about the lady.' He went, 'Honestly, it's your day. You're the princess. You go all out and then just let me know what you want.

''I went 'You're not getting out of it that easy, love. You're planning it with me, thank you very much.' He thought he was clever, but no, I'm one step ahead.''

The 20-year-old singer joked her stunning diamond ring is the ''best part'' of being engaged, before admitting she loves the fact she can settle down with Zayn ''forever''.

Asked the best part of being engaged, she told MTV News:''The rock...isn't that the best part? When everyone is like 'Wow'.

'' No I was joking...just knowing that I'm going to be with someone that I love forever.''

While the couple haven't yet set a wedding date, Zayn's mother, Trisha Malik, recently said she expects them to tie the knot later this year.

Speaking in December she said: ''Perrie is a lovely girl and I get on really well with her.

''They're thinking of the end of next year, although no date has yet been set yet.

''If they have children I wouldn't like to be so far away from them. I would really like to still be part of their lives.''