Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid have split up after being together for more than two years.
The former One Direction star and supermodel have called it quits on their relationship amid recent rumours they were engaged.
One of the most famous couples in the world, together the pair were worth a whopping £45 million.
The couple have gone their separate ways though due to their busy schedules which put strain on their relationship.
The couple have reportedly been gradually drifting apart but made their break-up official earlier this month.
Earlier today, Zayn hinted at the split in a photo he posted to Instagram.
The shirtless picture was mysteriously captioned with:
When Life throws you lemons, catch em so they don’t hit you in the f*****g face.
The couple’s relationship has not stayed out of the gossip magazines thanks to its rumoured up and down nature.
This split seems to be final though with a source telling The Sun:
This is definitely the end for now, but this isn’t a bitter split and they both have respect for each other.
It’s a mutual decision so no one has completely ruled out a reunion in the future, but for now that’s not where their heads are at.
The couple started dating in November 2015 three months after Zayn broke off his engagement to Little Mix star Perrie Edwards.
Gigi had split up with US pop singer Joe Jonas only weeks before the pair got together.
Zayn was introduced to the model at a Victoria’s Secret party asking her out on a date during their first meeting.
You can watch Gigi speak about her relationship with Zayn here:
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During their relationship, Zayn struggled with mental health issues suffering from a series of anxiety attacks in 2016 that forced him to cancel numerous shows as he was not ‘sufficiently confident’.
In June 2016 he pulled out of playing the Capital Summertime Ball in London 90 minutes before the show.
He candidly spoke about his struggles with The Sunday Times supplement, Style, in early 2017 explaining that he has overcome his demons.
People saw strength in that, and they didn’t seem to expect it from a guy, but they expect it from a female – which to me is crazy.
We’re all human. People are often afraid to admit difficulties, but I don’t believe that there should be a struggle with anything that’s the truth.
If you were a guy, you used to have to be really masculine, but now expressing emotion is accepted and respected.
We wish them both the best.
Emily Murray is a journalist at UNILAD. She graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA in English Literature and History before studying for a Masters in Journalism at the University of Salford. Emily has previously worked for the BBC, ITV and Trinity Mirror. When Emily isn’t writing about topics including mental health and entertainment, you can find her at the cinema which is her second home.