Zayn Malik breaks social media silence after joining plus-size dating app after Gigi Hadid split
ZAYN Malik has broken his silence on social media with a new snap after joining a plus size dating following his split from Gigi Hadid.
The former One Direction star took to Instagram to share a selfie as he pouted for the camera – showing off his new neck tattoo in close-up.
Zayn, 28, has gone silent on his social media pages after we exclusively revealed that he appears to have signed up for a new dating site.
It happened shortly after the singer split from slim model Gigi Hadid, 26.
New dad Zayn – who shares daughter Khai, one, with the model – has been linked to the website, which says it’s for “everyone who loves tall singles”.
The app uses facial recognition technology to help verify users’ identities, and a clip of Zayn participating in an emoji challenge has leaked online.
Now the X Factor star has broken his silence on social media, sharing a selfie showing off his latest inking on his neck.
Keeping it casual in a green top, Zayn frowned as he pouted at the camera – as fans went wild in the comments.
He opted to post the snap without a caption – a trend he’s been pursuing for several weeks since his split from the model.
Zayn has previously said he’s into curvy women, telling Billboard, “I like girls who are a bit fat in certain areas — the upscale ones. I like a more complete woman.”
He split from high fashion model Gigi, 26, last October. The couple welcomed daughter Khai in September 2020.
Zayn was previously among the ten most eligible bachelors in the UK and is said to have a fortune of over £47million.
British-Irish boy band One Direction have sold 70 million records worldwide after forming in 2010 and signing to Simon Cowell’s Syco Records label following an appearance on The X Factor.
Zayn left the band six months before announcing their “indefinite hiatus” in 2016 and has continued to live a quieter life out of the spotlight.
Even during his six-year relationship with superstar Gigi, Zayn has remained largely out of the public eye.
His last solo album Nobody Is Listening, in 2021, failed to break into the Top Ten.
However, the star, who splits her time between New York and a farm in Pennsylvania, made headlines after she was accused of assaulting Gigi’s mother, Yolanda, during an argument shortly before their breakup. last year.
Zayn fired back at Yolanda, who claimed the singer hit her and said, “I categorically deny hitting Yolanda Hadid and for the sake of my daughter I refuse to give any further details, and I hope Yolanda will reconsider her false allegations and move toward resolving these family issues privately.
He also spoke about the incident on Twitter, saying: “I had agreed not to contest any claims arising from an argument I had with a member of my partner’s family.
“Despite my efforts to restore ourselves to a peaceful home environment that will allow me to co-parent my daughter in a way she deserves, this has been disclosed.”