Publication date January 5, 2024
Everything you need to know about Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik’s rumored relationship
Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik have been making headlines lately, with rumors swirling about a possible romance between the two superstars. While neither of them has confirmed anything yet, there is mounting speculation that they might be more than just friends. Here's everything we know about Selena Gomez's rumored relationship with Zayn Malik.
Sources Claim Selena and Zayn "Had a Thing" in the Past
According to insiders, the rumored couple actually dated "way back" when Selena's bestie Taylor Swift was involved with Zayn's former One Direction bandmate Harry Styles in 2012. "They had a thing a few years ago when Taylor and Harry were dating," said the source. "It doesn't surprise me at all that they're potentially together [today]."
Zayn Wants to "See Where Things Go" with Selena
Sources close to Zayn have revealed that he's definitely into Selena and wants to "see where things go." "Zayn has known Selena for years, and he's always admired her and thinks she's an incredible person, inside and out," said the source. While things between them aren't "super serious," Selena is allegedly actively seeing other people. However, Zayn would love to continue seeing Selena and see where things go.
Zayn's Ex, Bella Hadid, Has No Problem with Zayn Dating
Zayn's ex-girlfriend, supermodel Gigi Hadid, reportedly has no issue with him dating Selena. As long as he's happy, stable, and continues to be a good co-parent to their daughter Khai, Gigi is fine with whoever he goes out with.
Viral TikTok Claims Selena and Zayn Made Out at a Restaurant in NYC
Recently, a viral TikTok claimed that Selena and Zayn were spotted making out at a restaurant in New York City. An eyewitness confirmed the news, saying that the two were "comfortable together" and it was "clear that it was a date."
Selena Goes to Dinner with Zayn's Assistant
Before the viral TikTok incident, Selena was spotted out in NYC with Zayn's personal assistant Taryn Zimmerman. The duo walked side by side after leaving Nobu together.
Justin Bieber Accuses Selena of Cheating with Zayn
In 2016, Selena's ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber accused her of cheating on him with Zayn, in a social media argument that was leaked online.
Selena Said She Would Kiss Zayn in a 2013 Interview
During an interview in 2013, Selena was asked which member of One Direction she would kiss, and she chose Zayn.
Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik's rumored romance has been making headlines, with insiders claiming that they've had a thing in the past and that Zayn wants to see where things go. While there's no official confirmation from either of them, eyewitnesses have claimed to see them together, and Selena was recently spotted with Zayn's personal assistant. It remains to be seen whether this rumored romance will blossom into something more serious, but fans of both stars are certainly excited to see what happens next.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is Selena Gomez dating Zayn?
No, Selena and Zayn are not dating. As of January 2024, Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik are not publicly confirmed to be dating. While there were rumors of them rekindling their romance in June 2023 after being spotted on a date in New York City, Selena later clarified in a TikTok video that she was single. Also, she unfollowed Zayn on Instagram around the same time, further fueling speculation that their potential relationship had ended.
Q. Who is Zayn dating?
According to the latest reports, Zayn hasn't been romantically linked to anyone since his split with model Gigi Hadid in late 2021 after dating for nearly six years. However, there have been rumors that Zayn is associated with Selena Gomez.
Q. Why did Selena unfollow Zayn?
It’s hard to tell the exact reason why Selena unfollowed Zayn on Instagram as she has not confirmed anything publicly. However, a source has told PEOPLE that none of the unfollows were personal and there’s no bad blood or feud that sparked it. "There are absolutely no hard feelings with anyone she unfollowed," added an insider, rubbishing any drama speculation.
Q. Are Zayn and Gigi still together?
No, Zayn and Gigi are not still together. Based on the latest reports, the two last split in October 2021 after dating on and off for six years. However, despite their split, they seem to be on amicable terms for the sake of co-parenting their daughter, Khai, who was born in September 2020.
Q. Do Gigi and Zayn have a baby?
Yes, Gigi and Zayn have a baby daughter together named Khai Hadid Malik. She was born on September 23rd, 2020, and last year on Sept. 2023, Hadid celebrated Khai's third birthday on Instagram.
Q. Are Selena and Zayn dating?
No, Selena and Zayn are not dating. As of January 2024, Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik are not publicly confirmed to be dating. While there were rumors of them rekindling their romance in June 2023 after being spotted on a date in New York City, Selena later clarified in a TikTok video that she was single. Also, she unfollowed Zayn on Instagram around the same time.