PHILIPPINE GO SCOPE | According to ET, Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have called it quits.
According to the source, the 26-year-old model and the 28-year-old singer split up after Zayn was accused of punching Gigi’s mother, Yolanda Hadid, during a fight.
“Following the altercation with Yolanda, Gigi and Zayn ended their relationship. They have been co-parenting, but not together. They attempted to make things work for their daughter, but it didn’t work out “According to the source.
Zayn and Gigi have been dating on and off since November 2015, and they have a one-year-old daughter named Khai.
On Thursday, a source told ET that a disagreement between Yolanda and Zayn “turned hostile.”
“Yolanda is telling people around her that Zayn struck her. Yolanda is extremely upset and it has caused issues with Zayn and Gigi,”the Source shared.
“Gigi was not there for the time of the incident, so she’s had to listen to both sides,”it added.
In a statement to ET, Zayn denied the allegation, stating,
“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 is solely focused on the best for Khai. She asks for privacy during this time.”Gigi’s rep also released a statement to ET.
Zayn and Gigi first sparked relationship rumors when they were spotted together following the 2015 American Music Awards. The model then starred in his “Pillowtalk” music video, which seemingly confirmed their relationship.
They’ve had two previous breakups. After nearly two years together, they divorced for the first time in March 2018. They were photographed kissing barely one month after publicly announcing their breakup.
Their second break up occurred in January 2019, with a source informing ET at the time that they had actually separated. By early 2020, Zayn and Gigi had resumed their romance. Their daughter was born in September of last year.