Zayn and Gigi first spark romance rumours a few short weeks after she ends thing with Joe Jonas. Photographs of them leaving Justin Bieber’s American Music Awards after-party in L.A. surface, causing millions of Zayn fans to weep rivers.
According to an Us Weekly source, the rumoured new couple aren’t using “boyfriend and girlfriend” terms just yet. “But seeing each other? Definitely. He’s chuffed.”
Days later, Zayn stirs more romance rumours when he takes a selfie wearing what appears to be Gigi’s glasses.
On Nov. 29, Zayn and Gigi make things official by holding hands while leaving The Nice Guy together. This remains the most wonderful day for longtime ZiGi fans.
Before the month wraps, Joe Jonas quietly unfollows Gigi on Instagram and Twitter and deletes a #squad photo of himself with Zayn and Kanye West from earlier in the year.
Gigi, meanwhile, posts and deletes four tweets likely directed at Joe. “Sometimes life just happens.. For whatever reason in whatever timing. And sometimes it doesn’t make sense 'til it does. That’s it,” reads one of the tweets.
She also posts this extremely suggestive “CHILL” photo for Joe and everyone because it’s less than one month into this new relationship, OK?
Gigi takes things to the next level with a “Z” necklace. It first appears on her Instagram in a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment.
Zayn's photo is spotted as Gigi’s background image on her phone after she touches down at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris ahead of Paris Fashion Week.
And because teasing is better than the real thing (?), Zayn says he and Gigi are “good friends, yeah” while appearing on Apple’s Beats 1 radio show. Um, excuse me?
Meanwhile, Gigi and Zayn star in his new music video for 'PILLOWTALK.' It’s his first music video as a solo artist and it’s so hot.
Gigi solidifies herself as Zayn’s biggest fan by singing along to 'PILLOWTALK' en route to somewhere nice in the wee hours of the morning.
He returns the gesture by commenting on her work in the music video.
Zayn and Gigi appear in their first photo shoot together as a couple for Vogue. They are so in love in Naples it hurts.
There’s a behind-the-scenes video too and yes, it’s also very pretty. Watch it here.
Meanwhile, Gigi’s ex Joe Jonas weighs in on ZiGi, telling the Daily Mirror, “I think it’s interesting that she moved on so quickly. I mean, it was definitely very quick.” He also notes that people have been comparing him and Zayn “for years.”
Zayn and Gigi walk the red carpet together at the Met Gala and are the beau and belle of the ball in Versace and Tommy Hilfiger, respectively.
E! News reports that Gigi and Zayn have ended their relationship after seven months of dating. Sources claim that they’ve actually broken up and reunited “multiple times,” with the latest due to communication problems.
Three days later, Gigi is spotted out in West Hollywood wearing her “Z” necklace, which could mean all is right in the world again.
There is also this:
To further squash breakup rumors, Zayn and Gigi reveal his-and-hers Nutella containers in their New York kitchen via Gigi’s Snapchat. It’s the sweetest thing (get it?):
Zayn wishes Gigi good luck ahead of her Gigi X Tommy capsule show in NYC.
Two days later, Taylor Swift is spotted third-wheeling a ZiGi night out. Is this where Zayn and Taylor's Fifty Shades Darker song idea first started?
Zayn and Gigi jet off to London for Fashion Week, where they sit front row for the Versus Versace show.
Nearly one year to the day ZiGi was born, Zayn tells ES Magazine that he and Gigi met in early November 2015 at a Victoria’s Secret party. He approached her after recognizing her “from her picture” and proceeded to ask her out, taking her to The Bowery Hotel’s restaurant Gemma in New York City. “She’s a very intelligent woman,” he says of Gigi. “She knows how to carry herself. She’s quite classy and that. She’s not, like, arrogant in any way. She's confident. She carries it well. She’s cool.”
In an interview on Sirius XM’s Morning Mash Up, Zayn continues the ZiGi origin story. “I just asked her [out]. It was pretty straight up,” he said. “I just asked her if she wanted to go on a date. I was in New York.”
Surprise visit on @MorningMashUp!?! @zaynmalik talked #IDontWannaLiveForever, working with @taylorswift13, new album and holiday shopping! pic.twitter.com/GZ2j4qO5Ah— SiriusXM Hits 1 (@SiriusXMHits1) December 14, 2016
Zayn shares this Polaroid with Taylor and one of her cats while promoting “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” their new collaboration for Fifty Shades Darker. (The cat unfortunately does not appear on the track).
Zayn and Gigi spark ~ENGAGEMENT RUMORS after Gigi is spotted with a pretty gold ring on that finger while out in New York City. The next day, Zayn reveals a new tattoo – LOVE – written in cursive on his right hand. What does it all mean?
Meanwhile, in an interview with British Vogue, Gigi reveals her typical night in with Zayn when she’s in L.A. For starters, they love “doing art” and cooking. “We like late-night movies and we order from this amazing place that does lattes and gingerbread cookies. I need coffee to stay up. I’m always like, ‘Babe, let’s go to a movie.’ Then I fall asleep halfway through and he’s like, ‘You’ve seen the first half of every movie out there and you have no idea how any of them end.’”
ZiGi spend their second Valentine’s Day together and yes, there’s a cute Instagram in honour of the big day.
She also calls him “Love of my life” in an Instagram story. Open your eyes Zayn! They’re pretty and the world needs to see them.
Zayn and Gigi appear in a video together after he wins the Best Music Video award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. The clip exists because he couldn’t accept the award in person. It all worked out though, because even his co-star got to squeeze in a cute thank-you.
Gigi photographs Zayn for the spring 2017 Versus Versace campaign, along with model Adwoa Aboah.
Speaking to the Sunday Times Style, Zayn reveals the couple’s nicknames for each other. “I call her Gee, she calls me Zee. There’s some other nicknames too, but I’ll keep those private,” he said.
Zayn calls Gigi “my everything” in a birthday Instagram post.
Gigi reminds us how cute she and Zayn Malik are with adorable Instagram story of him cuddling a dog. Yes please.
Gigi's mum Yolanda Foster calls Zayn 'family' in the caption for an adorable photo of the couple cuddling, writing: "Summer Loving....... #Family."
Zayn and Gigi celebrate their two year anniversary with an adorable smoochy video on Instagram, in which the model calls the singer her "favourite human". Adorable. Watch it here.
Gigi Hadid reminds us all that she and Zayn are still ver much in love with adorable throwback from the 2017 Met Gala.
Zayn debuts massive tattoo of Gigi's eyes on his torso in an Instagram video the model shared, along with the caption: "birthday boogie @zayn"
Gigi's mum Yolanda is asked whether she thinks her daughter will ever marry Zayn, to which she responds, "He's a beautiful human being from Bradford, England. He's from the same background that I'm from, him and I get along great and he's like a son to me. It's all good.
"He has no family here and he's so far away so I understand that life because I lived that life. I think that I'm just a momma to him."
13 March 2018:
Zayn and Gigi confirm their split, following speculation the had gone their separate ways.
19 April 2018:
Zayn is pictured turning up at Gigi's place in New York. He then leaves the next morning wearing the same clothes. THE SAME CLOTHES!
And soon after he left her apartment, Gigi liked one of Zayn's Instagram posts. So are things back on for ZiGi? We hope so...
30 April 2018:
Zayn and Gigi are spotted kissing. THINGS ARE BACK ON, PEOPLE!
4 May 2018:
Despite all the recent K-I-S-S-I-N-G, Gigi is reportedly "hesitant" about getting back together with Zayn. A source told E! News that "Zayn really wants to be with [Gigi] and has made it clear. He misses her and can't stand being apart," but "Gigi's a little bit more hesitant."
The source added that Gigi "does love him, but she isn't completely sure this is where she wants to be right now."
6 June 2018:
The couple have made their reconciliation Instagram official!
Last night, the Gigi posted a selfie with someone who looks suspiciously like Zayn kissing her on the cheek while they played a game of Pokemon.
H/T Cosmo UK