Zayn Malik announced his breakup with Gigi Hadid on Twitter, and now he's using social media to navigate the high-profile split — with mixed results.
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik spent an eventful two years together. Take a look back at notable moments in their relationship.
The boy bander turned solo act — who celebrates his 25th birthday on Jan. 12 (see him as a drooly but adorb baby) — is just too cool for us. From his coupling with Gigi Hadid (Gee and Zee 4eva!) to ditching One Direction at the height of its fame to take a chance on a solo career, here are 25 reasons that the Brit singer is winning at life…
Former One Direction singer, Zayn Malik, is praised by many but distrusted by some because of his background. His first arrival in the States wasn’t easy.
One of Gigi Hadid’s dreams came true as she made her first guest appearance on "Ellen." Host Ellen DeGeneres asked the young model about her romance with singer and former One Direction star Zayn Malik.
Gigi Hadid appears on the cover of the March edition of British Vogue, where she shows off her modeling skills and opens up about her relationship with boyfriend Zayn Malik. “We like late-night movies, and we order from this amazing place that does lattes and gingerbread cookies. Gigi has become one of the most recognizable faces in the modeling world. Her mother, former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Hadid, started modeling when she was 16 in the Netherlands, so it clearly runs in the family. Gigi’s sister, Bella, has also made quite the name for herself landing Fendi and Nike campaigns. Their 17-year-old brother, Anwar, is signed to the same modeling agency as his beautiful sisters, and appears in British Vogue with Gigi.
Gigi Hadid hangs with Kendall Jenner in the wake of her split from Zayn Malik. (Photo: Snapchat) Wanting him back already? Gigi Hadid sent a cryptic love message out via Snapchat as news of her split from former One Direction hunk Zayn Malik broke, leading some fans to believe she was already wanting her ex back. PHOTOS: Gigi Hadid’s Best Street Style Moments The snap was a photograph of a greetings card which showed a picture of a T-shirt with a big heart on its sleeve.
U.K. Boy band sensation One Direction was on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and members addressed an uncomfortable subject: the departure of bandmate Zayn Malik. Back in March, Malik left the group amid its On the Road Again Tour citing stress and a lack of personal growth. While there was initial bad blood, and several twitter squabbles, the group insists now that everything is cool with Malik.
Simon Cowell, the man largely responsible for One Direction’s existence as a boy band, dropped by The Late Late Show on Thursday. When James Corden asked him where he was when he heard Zayn Malik wanted to leave the band, Cowell replied, “About to jump off a cliff.” Cowell continued, more seriously, “I kind of knew this was coming, if I was honest with you…we had a few conversations, he wasn’t happy and I was trying to say to him, ‘Look, I think you should stay around a bit longer,’ and then something in him said, 'No, I’ve had enough.’”