After Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik decided to go their separate ways again, says one source exclusively Us Weekly that “it is much better that they have gone apart.”
According to the insider, “Gigi and Zayn had a very destructive relationship when they were romantic together.” Hadid, 26, and Malik, 28, who originally started dating in November 2015, said it stopped more than a year after welcoming their 13-month-old daughter, Khai.
“Gigi stands by Zayn’s ability to be a co-parent,” the source adds U.S.
The exes broke up and reunited several times before U.S confirmed that they had revived their romance in January 2020. Three months later, several sources confirmed that Gigi was expecting their first child together.
After giving birth to Khai in September 2020, another insider shared that it went really well for the two while focusing on their little one.
“Gigi and Zayn love parenting and can’t get enough of their little girl,” the source said, noting that the native model “appreciated every moment” with her daughter and former One Direction band member.
Earlier this year, the California native gave a glimpse of Malik’s dynamics with his family.
“At first he thought, ‘How do I get a word into the edge?’ But now he’s very comfortable. He says his opinion. When he’s in the middle of a family thing and everyone says, ‘Zayn, whose side are you on?’ he is charming, ”she said Harpers Bazaar in July. “He’s usually on my mother’s side. So he’s smart in that sense.”
Three months later, Malik was charged with four counts of harassment following an alleged altercation with Gigi’s mother, Yolanda Hadid.
According to court documents obtained by U.S Friday, October 29, “the British native reportedly pushed [Yolanda] into a dresser that causes mental anguish and physical pain “after referring to the reality star, 57, as” of-king Dutch slut. “The incident, which took place in September in Malik and Gigi’s home in Pennsylvania, escalated with X Factor UK alum warning Real housewives from Beverly Hills alum, which she should “abstain from [my] f-king daughter. “
At the time, one source noted U.S that Gigi was not home when the fight broke out.
“Gigi was not there during their argument,” the insider said. Though Ocean’s 8 the star was in Paris, France during the altercation, she allegedly flew home shortly after the incident happened on September 29th.
Malik, who did not deny the allegations on Wednesday, October 27, was in contact with Gigi in the middle of the fight and told her to “brace some f-king balls and defend your partner against your f-king mother in my house.” the legal documents listed.
The “Like I Would” singer has been fined for the incident and is in probation for 360 days. He will have to complete courses in anger management, a program of domestic violence, and he can have no contact with Yolanda or a security guard who was on the scene.
Before Malik’s legal issues were made public, he wrote a lengthy statement on Thursday defending himself as the rumored allegations began to make headlines. The same day, Malik told TMZ that he “definitely” rejected Yolanda’s allegations against him.
In the middle of the drama, U.S confirmed that Hadid and Malik had “quietly parted ways.”
“They had been having problems for a while and were trying to figure them out, but it just didn’t work,” the insider said. U.S.
Yolanda did not immediately respond U.S‘request for comment on the alleged altercation with Malik.
With reporting by Travis Cronin
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