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Gigi Hadid’s mom Yolanda claims Zayn Malik STRUCK her and ‘is considering filing a police report’


Gigi Hadid‘s mother Yolanda Hadid has claimed that Zayn Malik ‘struck’ her and is considering taking the matter to police.  

Malik — father to Gigi’s daughter Khai — responded via Twitter and said that he has ‘agreed not to contest claims arising from an argument’ and alleges the incident involved nothing more than an exchange of ‘harsh words.’

The former Real Housewife of Beverly Hills star maintains that last week the 28-year-old singer ‘struck’ her and she’s considering filing a police report over the alleged assault, TMZ reports. 

A rep for Malik 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.’ 

DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for both Yolanda and Gigi who have so far been unavailable for comment.  

Legal matters: The former Real Housewife of Beverly Hills maintains that last week the 28-year-old singer ‘struck’ her and she’s considering filing a police report over the alleged assault, per TMZ; Yolanda and Gigi pictured 2018

Airing it out: Zayn also appeared to cast doubt over his relationship with Gigi as he said in the statement that they will 'co-parent' their daughter, suggesting they may not be together at this time

Heated argument: The 28-year-old former One Directioner said on Twitter that he has ‘agreed not to contest claims arising from an argument’ but alleges the incident involved nothing more than an exchange of ‘harsh words; pictured 2018

In Malik’s twitter response he claimed that the incident was triggered by trying to ‘protect a safe space’ for one-year-old Khai. 

He also cast doubt over his relationship with Gigi as he said in the statement that they will ‘co-parent’ their daughter, suggesting they may not be together at this time. 

‘As you all know I am a private person and I very much want to create a safe and private safe for my daughter to grow up in,’ Malik began. A place where private family matters aren’t thrown on the world stage for all to poke and pick apart. 

‘In an effort to protect that space for her I agreed to not contest claims arising from an argument I had with a family member of my partner’s who entered our home while my partner was away several weeks ago.

Airing it out: In Zayn's Twitter statement he expressed that he was upset the matter was 'leaked to the press' at put daughter Khai's privacy at the forefront

Airing it out: In Zayn’s Twitter statement he expressed that he was upset the matter was ‘leaked to the press’ at put daughter Khai’s privacy at the forefront

‘This was and still should be a private matter but it seems for now there is divisiveness and despite my efforts to restore us to a peacefully family environment that will allow for me to co-parent my daughter in a manner in which she deserves, this has been “leaked” to the press. 

He added: ‘I am hopeful though for healing for all involved with the harsh words shared and more importantly I remain vigilant to protect Khai and give her the privacy she needs.’

Zayn and Gigi had an on-again-off-again relationship beginning until 2015, and they rekindled shortly before the model, 26, announced she was pregnant with their first child in the spring of 2020.  

Invasion of privacy: Malik seemed to claim that the incident arose from an argument caused by an invasion of privacy but did not outright name Yolanda as he said it was a 'family member of my partner's'; Yolanda, Gigi, Zayn pictured

Invasion of privacy: Malik seemed to claim that the incident arose from an argument caused by an invasion of privacy but did not outright name Yolanda as he said it was a ‘family member of my partner’s’; Yolanda, Gigi, Zayn pictured 

Co-parenting? Zayn also cast doubt over his relationship with Gigi as he said in the statement that they will 'co-parent' their daughter, suggesting they may not be together at this time; pictured March 25

Co-parenting? Zayn also cast doubt over his relationship with Gigi as he said in the statement that they will ‘co-parent’ their daughter, suggesting they may not be together at this time; pictured March 25

Zayn had purchased a house in bucolic Pennsylvania not far from where Yolanda resides where he and Gigi raise Khai half of the time. 

In his statement he seemed to say that he felt their privacy was invaded, prompting the altercation between he and Yolanda — though he never outrightly named her. 

Shortly after Yolanda’s claims were made public the reality star was spotted going for a walk in Soho solo, not far from Gigi’s penthouse. 

She carried a large Christian Dior tote and was seen in all black on the outing with a large tumbler in hand.  

Out and about: Shortly after Yolanda's claims were made public on October 28, the reality star was spotted going for a walk in Soho solo, not far from Gigi's penthouse

Out and about: Shortly after Yolanda’s claims were made public on October 28, the reality star was spotted going for a walk in Soho solo, not far from Gigi’s penthouse 

City slicking: Years after Yolanda had purchased a farm in Pennsylvania, the couple had snatched up a property of their own just down the road

Safe space:  Zayn seemed to say that Yolanda had entered the family home while Gigi was out which prompted an altercation of sorts

Safe space: Zayn seemed to say that Yolanda had entered the family home while Gigi was out which prompted an altercation of sorts 

As of October 28 no police report was seen on file despite sources saying it was her ‘inclination’ to file one. 

The british born singer has had a string of violent outbursts in the past, but none involving Hadid family members until this alleged incident. 

In June, he got into a shirtless confrontation outside of a bar in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. 

A rowdy bar patron tried to pick a fight with him and hurled profanity at Zayn as he smoked a cigarette outside near the Amsterdam Billiards Club. 

 ‘Who the f**k said anything to you?’ Zayn fired back as the man lunged at him, but the confrontation reportedly never turned physical, and police were not involved. 

Growing tension: The british born singer has had a string of violent outbursts in the past, but none involving family members until this alleged incident; pictured 2017

Growing tension: The british born singer has had a string of violent outbursts in the past, but none involving family members until this alleged incident; pictured 2017

Zayn and Gigi: A timeline of their fiery on/off relationship

Rumors swirled that Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid are on the outs once again after reports surfaced that Zayn ‘struck’ Gigi’s mom, Yolanda, last week.

Sources told TMZ that the former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star is ‘seriously considering’ filing a police report to document the alleged assault.

In a statement to the publication, the One Direction member hoped to rise up the ‘divisiveness’ and ‘restore us to a peaceful family environment that will allow for me to co-parent my daughter in a manner in which she deserves.’

Zayn strongly rejected all allegations, 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 and Zayn first became an item more than six years ago when they were spotted leaving Justin Bieber's American Music Award's after-party holding hands; seen at the Met Gala in 2016

Gigi and Zayn first became an item more than six years ago when they were spotted leaving Justin Bieber’s American Music Award’s after-party holding hands; seen at the Met Gala in 2016

2015

Gigi and Zayn first became an item more than six years ago when they were spotted leaving Justin Bieber’s American Music Award’s after-party holding hands. 

A source told Us Weekly in November 2015 that while they weren’t ‘boyfriend and girlfriend’ yet, they were definitely into each other.

2016 

Months later, Gigi was spotted wearing a Z necklace on her way to Paris Fashion Week as she flashed a photo of Zayn as her phone background.

Malik however denied any romance rumors during an appearance on the Beats 1 radio show and insisted the pare were just ‘good friends.’

His debut as a solo artist took a sexy turn with the video release for his first single, Pillowtalk, starring none other than Gigi. The steamy visuals were followed by a flirty online exchange, leading many to believe that their friendship was anything but platonic. 

In May, they confirmed what was already assumed as they walked hand-in-hand on the red carpet at fashion’s biggest night, the Met Gala.

He explained in November how the pair met at a Victoria’s Secret party after recognizing her from ‘her picture,’ and soon took her on a date. 

‘She knows how to carry herself. She’s quite classy and that. She’s not, like, arrogant in any way,’ he told ES Magazine. ‘She’s confident. She carries it well. She’s cool.’ 

2017 



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