Zayn Malik Struck Yolanda Hadid?! Was This The Reason For The Break-Up With Gigi?
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik were seen as the “it” couple for some time. Despite the rough patches in their relationship, the two of them had been together for nearly six years. However, sometimes all good things must come to an end and as several media outlets had reported, the Malik-Hadid relationship had met its end. Though with recent allegations of physical violence by Yolanda Hadid could there be more to this split than meets the eye? What exactly happened and how did the parties involved respond? Read on until the end to find out the latest news!
Gigi & Zayn - Relationship
The relationship between the two stars had first been rumored back in November 2015 when they had appeared together at an American Music Awards afterparty. At the time there were many other rumors going around such as the fact that Gigi was in a relationship with Joe Jonas and that right after their split she had very quickly moved on, a thing that even Jonas had commented on himself in an interview. However, it looked like some serious feelings had blossomed between Malik and Hadid, and after months of dodging questions about their romance she had then starred in Zayn’s PDA-filled music video for his 2016 single “Pillow Talk”. Though it wouldn’t be all smooth sailing for the two of them. Make sure to read on about their rocky relationship.
Gigi & Zayn - On-again-off-again relationship
Though from the start their relationship had several rough patches. Back in March 2018, after nearly two and a half years of dating, the pair broke up for the first time. At the time they even released Twitter statements announcing the split. Though it didn’t last as a month later they reconciled but had kept their relationship very private and away from social media. Fast forward a few months to January 2019 and once again the media is reporting that the pair had once again split, however, the stories differed, as some outlets such as E! had reported that they went on a break two months prior to that. However, whatever had actually happened by the 2019 holiday season the two had rekindled their relationship once again.
Gigi & Zayn - Daughter Khai
We know for sure the two got back together back in 2019 as they were expecting a child together. The pregnancy was first reported back in April 2020 and the couple later confirmed it themselves during a video call appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Khai was born in September last year, and since then the proud parents had kept much information about her private, never showing the child’s face, a move that many celebrities have been making in recent years. But as we mentioned at the start, the pair’s relationship didn’t last. What was the reason for their split? Read on to find out.
Gigi & Zayn - Break up
Though recently all media outlets have begun reporting that the 26-year-old model and the 28-year-old singer had officially broken up. Several sources close to the pair and spoke exclusively with PEOPLE and confirmed the news to the publication. A friend of the Hadid family revealed that it was true they were no longer together but added that they are good parents and are co-parenting. The source had also mentioned Gigi’s mother Yolanda and added that she is very protective of her daughter and wants what’s best for Gigi and her grandchild. But was she in any way to blame for the pair’s split?
Zayn Malik Struck Yolanda Hadid?
Amidst the break-up talk, TMZ had reported that Yolanda Hadid claims that Zayn had struck her. It is unclear as to what exactly happened, though a statement from Malik alleged there was an argument that he had with his partner’s family member when they had entered their home. Of course, the former One Direction member did not name the person in question but with Yolanda’s accusations coming to light, it could be assumed that’s who he meant. As TMZ also reported, sources close to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alumn told them she was seriously considering filing a police report. While Malik mentioned an argument, Yolanda claims it happened sometime last week though from her side there had been no details as to how that happened. Looking at the relationship that Malik had with the Hadid’s there had never been any arguments or issues with them in the past. How did the former couple cope with these accusations? Read on to find out!
Zayn Malik Speaks Out
For a while there had been no word from Malik as to what had happened but later the singer did release a statement on his Twitter. In it, he highlighted that he is a private person and wants to create a safe and private space for his daughter to grow up in. He said that because of that desire he decided to not contest claims that had come out of an argument that he had with his partner’s family member. He added that it should have been a private matter that has now been leaked to the press but that he hopes it will soon be resolved and he remains vigilant to protect Khai and give her the privacy she deserves. But as more and more people started talking about Yolanda’s claims the 28-year-old had issued another statement to TMZ, directly addressing Hadid’s claims where he said, “I adamantly deny striking Yolanda Hadid and for the sake of my daughter I decline to give any further details and I hope that Yolanda will reconsider her false allegations and move towards healing these family issues in private.”
Gigi Hadid Speaks Out
Given that the matter involved both Gigi’s ex-partner and her mother and that the world was blaming this alleged accident for their split, everyone wanted to know what the mother of 13-month-old Khai would say. While she did not make a comment on the matter herself via her social media, a rep for the model had made a brief comment following Zayn’s initial Twitter statement in which he had said that Gigi is solely focused on what is best for Khai and that the 26-year-old is asking for privacy during this time. But was Yolanda really to blame for the split? Find out on the next page.
Yolanda Hadid To Blame For The Split?
Of course when it comes to someone’s partner striking their mother, it would surely be grounds for a split and that is what everyone had thought. A source close to the pair had revealed to Entertainment Tonight that it was the exact reason. They said Gig and Zayn ended their relationship after the incident with Yolanda, adding that the two have been co-parenting but they are not together, despite trying to make things work for the sake of their daughter. They also revealed that the Hadid matriarch is extremely upset and that it had caused issues with the couple. Especially since Gigi was not there when the alleged incident took place so she has had to listen to both sides of the story.
Zayn’s Past Problems?
While it is unknown in this case what exactly had happened that led to the argument or the alleged physical altercation, many had been asking whether the singer had any past problems. And as far as the public and fans are concerned there had not been any reports of Malik ever engaging in any physical fights with anyone, though he had been known to get involved in Twitter fights with people, involving other celebrities. And after the former 1D member got into a Twitter feud with a journalist from The Sun, a source close to the singer had said, “He's a little boy who needs to grow up. It's really bad for him. He's turning into Chris Brown but without any hits.” Right now, it is also unknown if Yolanda Hadid will file a police report about the alleged incident.
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