Zayn Malik and Yolanda Hadid are reportedly at war over an alleged leaked picture of his and her daughter Gigi’s child Khai.
The 28-year-old singer is known for being very private and clashed in January with the reality star, who was 57, after accidentally sharing an Instagram post that showed the 13 month-old’s face.
The tension between the two came ahead of claims that Zayn ‘struck’ Yolanda and and allegedly pushed her into a dresser during an altercation at the Pennsylvania home he shares with model Gigi, 26.
Drama: Zayn Malik and Yolanda Hadid are reportedly at war over an alleged leaked picture of his and Gigi Hadid’s daughter Khai
According to The Sun, Yolanda posted a sweet tribute on social media to her granddaughter in January. However, the snap was said to have shown Khai’s face in a mirror.
After realising her error, she quickly deleted the photo and replaced it with another image. However, the damage was already done because fans had already seen the face of the baby.
Zayn, like Gigi, is said to have been furious at Yolanda. Tensions have remained ever since.
According to a source, “Back in January Yolanda accidentally posted Khai’s photo where you could see her facial features and Zayn became insane – he is so protective of his daughter’s privacy, he was so mad.
Not impressed: The notoriously private singer, 28, is said to have clashed with the reality star, 57, in January this year after she accidentally shared an Instagram post which showed the 13-month-old tot’s face
‘Yolanda immediately deleted it, but things were stressful.
‘Yolanda does not see the issue. But Zayn – along with Gigi – are strongly against their child being photographed. This has caused a lot tension between them.
Gigi and Zayn welcomed Khai in September 2020. They have kept Khai’s face from social media.
While Yolanda is quite open with her life and introduced Gigi and sister Bella to the spotlight from an early age, with the models having appeared on her reality show Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Private: Zayn and Gigi welcomed Khai in September 2020 and have kept the little one’s face hidden from social media (pictured in 2017)
In his statement, Zayn quickly emphasized his values over his daughter following the allegations against him.
He wrote, ‘As most of you know, I am a private person. I want to create a safe place for my daughter.
“A place where private family matters don’t get thrown on the global stage for all to see and discuss.”
MailOnline reached out to representatives of Zayn Yolanda Gigi for comments.
The drama comes after it was reported Zayn has been dropped by his record label, RCA, following fears that he has been smoking ‘extremely strong’ cannabis according to a new report.
This comes after it was revealed that the 28-year-old singer had split from model Gigi after denying claims that he had struck her mother.
Now The Sun is reporting that Malik has been ditched by his US record label RCA following claims from those close to him saying that he has been increasingly smoking ‘extremely strong’ cannabis.
A senior music source told the publication on Thursday: ‘A lot of people have tried desperately to get Zayn’s life and career back on track, but nothing has worked.
Axed. The drama comes after it was reported that Zayn had been dropped by his record company, RCA, due to fears that he may have been smoking ‘extremely powerful’ cannabis, according to a new report. (pictured smoking in 2015).
“So many people have worked with him, they have all given up.”
‘He’s almost impossible to control or guide. His label quietly decided that it was time to end their relationship.
Zayn has been open about smoking marijuana. In the past, he said that he thinks marijuana can help him with his creativity as a musician.
This comes after it was revealed that Malik had pleaded no contest to four counts of harassment after allegedly pushing his partner’s mother Yolanda into a dresser and calling her a ‘f*****g Dutch sl*t’ last month in a fight at the home he shares with Gigi in Pennsylvania.
DailyMail.com obtained court documents on Friday that revealed the details. The court documents reveal that he was charged for four counts of harassment and that he pleaded not contest. He must also complete a 360-day probation along with an anger management class.
Oh dear: The Sun reports Malik was fired by his US record company RCA after he allegedly smoked ‘extremely strong’ cannabis.
The British singer must have no contact with Yolanda (his daughter’s grandmother) or John McMahon, who was a security guard for Hadid family members who witnessed the incident, and whom he also harassed.
These documents confirm previous sources’ claims that there was a fight at the couple’s New Hope, Pennsylvania home. This news came alongside the announcement that Zayn and Gigi had separated. It is not clear if the couple split up before or after the fight.
The couple shared a 1-year-old daughter, Khai. They lived in Pennsylvania near Yolanda’s house.
Yolanda visited the couple’s home on September 29 while Gigi was in Paris modeling. It’s unclear if Khai or Zayn were there. The next thing that happened is not clear, but the pair began arguing. Zayn grabbed Yolanda by the arm and’shoved it into a dresser.
He verbally abused her, shouting: ‘Stay far away! [my] f*****g daughter and calling her a ‘f*****g Dutch s**t’.
Court docs obtained by DailyMail.com on Friday detail how Malik screamed at Yolanda to ‘stay away from his f*****g daughter’ and called her a Dutch ‘s**t’
Records: According to the records, Malik ‘grabbed Yolanda Haid and forced her into a dresser. This caused mental anguish as well as physical pain.
Documents: Zayn pleaded not guilty to four charges of harassment in Pennsylvania last month following an incident at home
Happier times: Sources say that Zayn’s relationship was already strained with Yolanda because he suspected her leak of information about Gigi’s pregnancy to the media last January
Statement: Zayn posted a Thursday statement, right, stating that he had agreed not to contest claims, but it was unclear at the moment if he’d been criminally prosecuted over the incident
Location: The incident occurred on September 29, at Gigi & Zayn’s four bedroom farmhouse near New Hope in Pennsylvania. This is the home before the couple purchased it in 2020.
He is said to have called Gigi in Paris and yelled down the phone to her: ‘Strap on some f***ing balls and defend your partner against your f***ing mother in my house.’
A security guard was present for the exchange, according to the court documents, and Zayn screamed at him: ‘Get the f*** out of my f***ing house copper.’
At another point he referred to fathering Khai with the ‘f*****g sperm that came out of my f*****g c**k’.
Gigi has not commented in detail but released a statement on Thursday night.
Sentence: Zayn was sentenced for 360 days probation. He must complete an anger management program and must not have contact with Yolanda, the security guard who witnessed it.
Gigi is purely focused on Khai’s success. She requests privacy during this time,” her rep stated.
Yolanda has yet to comment.
On Thursday, Zayn posted a statement to social media that confirmed the incident and that he had pleaded not guilty (although it was not clear at the time if he had been criminally charged). He was trying to protect his daughter.
He denied striking Yolanda, contrary to what TMZ reported, citing an unnamed source.
“As you know, I am a private person. I want to create a safe space for my daughter to grow up in.
‘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.
Sweet: Yolanda shared these images of Zayn & Gigi’s daughter Kai a few days before the incident on Instagram
Post: Yolanda captioned Khai’s birthday photos and thanked Zayn for her post
‘This was and should still be a private matter but it appears for now there is an underlying divisiveness, despite my efforts in order to restore a peaceful family environment that will allow me to co-parent with my daughter in a way that she deserves. This has been ‘leaked’ to the press.
“I am hopeful though that there will be healing for all those involved with the harsh words exchanged and, most importantly, I will continue to protect Khai as well as give her the privacy she deserves.”
According to The Sun’s unnamed source, tensions between him and Yolanda allegedly began after he suspected Yolanda that she had leaked information about Gigi’s pregnancy to the media.
Celebrations: Gigi and Yolanda are pictured with Khai celebrating her first birthday. Bella uploaded the photos one week after the incident on October 6. Zayn was not present in the photos
They’ve never seen eye to eye. Zayn is almost a hermit. Yolanda says Zayn should do more for Gigi’s career.
This exacerbated an already tense relationship between them, who are described as ‘like chalk cheese’.
They’ve never been eye to eye. Zayn lives a almost hermitic existence. He likes solitude, quiet, and working with music. They’ve lived at the ranch for a while, and he loves it.
Gigi too loves it – she cooks every day for him and even takes up knitting. She also enjoys crafts around her home and has painted rooms.
“But she also wants go back to work, which means parties and events, red carpets and ad campaigns, Instagram, all the things Zayn is trying to avoid.
‘Yolanda is a great supporter of Gigi’s career. She says Zayn should do more – walk the red carpets with her and post about her on IG. One time she even suggested a reality series, which he was horrified at.
Meanwhile, following news of Zayn and Gigi’s split, a source is said to have told Us Weekly that ‘it’s much better that they have separated’ as they had a ‘destructive relationship’.
The couple has had a turbulent romance since November 2015 when they first met. They have split many times over the six years.
An insider at the publication said that Gigi and Zayn had a very unhealthy relationship when they were romantically together.
The couple last called it quits more than a year before welcoming their now 13-month-old daughter Khai, with a source adding: ‘Gigi stands by Zayn’s ability to co-parent well.’
Home: Gigi & Zayn bought the farmhouse last year in Pennsylvania before welcoming their daughter. It is shown in the sale listing before they moved in
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik split as a result of the incident last month, according to sources, but the pair continue to co-parent. Yolanda is seen in New York City this week
Zayn & Gigi: A timeline of their fiery, on/off relationship
Rumours circulated last week that Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid are back in hot water after Yolanda, Gigi’s mother, reported that Zayn’struck Gigi’s mom’ last week.
Sources have told TMZ the former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star will seriously consider filing a report with the police to document the alleged assault.
According to One Direction, the member said that she wanted to fight the ‘divisiveness of One Direction and restore peace in the family so that she can be raised in a loving environment.
Zayn strongly denied all allegations. He stated: ‘I adamantly denied striking Yolanda Haid and for the sake my daughter, I decline to provide any further details. I hope Yolanda will reconsider her false accusations and move towards healing these family problems in private.
Gigi and Zayn were first noticed in the public eye six years ago, when they were spotted holding hands at Justin Bieber’s American Music Award after-party. They were also seen at the Met Gala in 2016.
Gigi & Zayn became an iconic couple more than six years back when they were spotted holding hands at the American Music Award’s after party.
A source told Us Weekly in November 2015 that while they weren’t ‘boyfriend and girlfriend’ yet, they were definitely into each other.
Gigi was spotted with a Z necklace months later on her way from Paris Fashion Week. She had a Zayn photo on her phone background.
During an appearance on Beats 1 radio, Malik denied any romance rumors and said that the pair were just good friends.
His solo debut took a sexy turn when he released the video for Pillowtalk, his first single. It featured none other than Gigi. The steamy visuals were followed with a flirty online exchange that led many to believe that their friendship wasn’t platonic.
They confirmed what they had already done when they walked hand in hand on the red carpet of fashion’s most important night, the Met Gala, in May.
He told Hadid in November how they met at a Victoria’s Secret party. After recognizing Hadid from her photo, he approached her and quickly took her out on a date.
“She knows how to take care of herself. She is very classy and that’s what she is. He told ES Magazine that she’s not arrogant. “She is confident. She carries it well. She’s cool.
Their relationship continued to blossom, albeit privately. Gigi took a picture of Zayn for the Versus Versace Spring 2017 campaign.
The Italian luxury brand shared a clip on their Twitter account with Gigi asking: ‘When you’re alone, who do you want next to you?’ Malik smiled, while replying, “You.”
Lucky in love: Gigi & Zayn welcomed their daughter into this world one year ago
Gigi posted a love note to her boyfriend on January 1st. “I love this guy more than I could ever put into words.” [and]I am inspired by his drive for excellence every day,’ she wrote.
Gigi and Zayn had already called it quits by March. They shared their-and-hers Twitters to confirm the split.
Gigi and Zayn were spotted sexing in New York City just weeks after their breakup. Malik, however, was not there for her 23rd Birthday Party in April.
He appeared on her Instagram stories in October. She shared a photo and wrote, “flyin back to my happy place”.
New year, new Gigi. The couple called it off again, with multiple sources telling Us Weekly that their relationship was ‘over for now.’
Another insider said that the supermodel tried hard to make it work but that he had ‘a lot of his own problems that she couldn’t help him with’
Cupid’s bow struck at the right place, and the couple confirmed their love was flourishing again on Valentine’s Day.
Gigi revealed that she was pregnant, despite her being out of the public eyes due to COVID-19 lockdowns.
Hadid stated that ‘Obviously, it would have been more convenient for us to announce it on our terms’. “We are very happy and excited, and we are grateful for everyone’s support and well wishes.”
Gigi gave birth at home to Khai in Pennsylvania in September with Zayn, her sister Bella, and a midwife assistant.
Baby bliss: Despite remaining out of the public eye due to various lockdowns from COVID-19, Gigi revealed she was pregnant on a virtual appearance of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon