NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Sunday, December 20, 2015, 10:28 AM
These two high-profile stars may have just confirmed the dating rumors.
Pop star Zayn Malik shared a picture on Instagram Sunday of him and speculated girlfriend Gigi Hadid cozying up to each other — leading to many to believe they’re officially an item.
In the caption-less snapshot, Hadid has her arms wrapped around the former One Direction crooner’s head as she presses her cheek up against his.
Malik and Hadid left fans buzzing last month when she hopped into the singer’s car after a night of partying at The Nice Guy nightclub in West Hollywood following the American Music Awards. Days later, the two stars reportedly showed considerable affection as they got dinner together.
The fueled the fire even further one week later when they left The Nice Guy together again, this time holding hands.
Sources told Us Weekly at the time that the two stars weren’t in a relationship yet, but that they did appear highly infatuated with one another.
“I wouldn’t call them boyfriend and girlfriend,” the source told the magazine. “But seeing each other? Definitely. He’s chuffed.”
Another source added that their reported romance was just getting started.
“It’s a very new thing,” they told the magazine. “They’re just seeing where it goes.”
Both Malik, 22, and the 20-year-old model reemerged on the dating market recently after ending high-profile previous romances.
In August, Malik called off his engagement with Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards after two years of dating, even though he told Fader magazine last month that he will “always” love her.
Hadid, meanwhile, broke up with former Jonas Brothers star Joe Jonas after five months together, due largely to their conflicting schedules.
The popular model, who recently starred in her first ever Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, appeared to address the Malik dating rumors on Twitter last month as she defended herself against naysayers who claimed she was moving on from Jonas too quickly.
“Sometimes life just happens,” she wrote in a post that was later deleted. “For whatever reason in whatever timing. And sometimes it doesn’t make sense til it does. That’s it.”
She also wrote in a separate tweet that there was “no need to be judgmental,” which she went on to delete as well.