In a podcast episode call her daddy broadcast on Wednesday July 12, 2023, Zayn Malik has broken six years of silence. The singer notably mentioned his very brutal separation with Gigi Hadid, with whom he shares custody of their daughter Khai.
Zayn Malik breaks six years of silence, just that! The former One Direction member had been silent in the media for many years, despite his recently busy news. Indeed, in October 2021, a little over a year after the birth of their little girl Khai, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid had announced their separation following an altercation. In the process, the former sidekick of Harry Styles had been accused of violence on Yolanda Hadid, his ex-mother-in-law. Despite this controversy, in March 2023, Gigi Hadid revealed to the Sunday Times that she remains on good terms with her ex, who continued to see his daughter as part of their shared custody.
For his part, Zayn Malik had remained silent. Against all odds, the singer agreed to break the silence through Alex Cooper’s podcast, call her daddy. Zain Javaad Malik, his real name, revealed his truth in an episode released on Wednesday July 12, 2023. He did not contest the accusations of violence against him. He says he is happy to have managed this crisis, according to him, “in the best way” possible by avoiding reacting to what he could read on the internet. “I don’t want to justify myself”, he confides, referring to his altercation with his ex-mother-in-law, speaking of simple “family problems”. “I knew the situation and I knew what happened and the people involved know it too, that’s all that matters,” he blurts out again, a philosopher and not wishing to add oil to the fire or defend himself publicly.
“Our daughter is our priority”
However, he regrets havingattracted” attention and wonders what his daughter will think when she reads these allegations about her father later. But today, Zayn Malik looks to the future: “These are family issues that I prefer to keep within the family. I am very present with my child”, says the one who is accused of having insulted and pushed his former mother-in-law into a chest of drawers. During this episode full of revelations, Zayn Malik also mentioned the shared custody of his 2-year-old daughter. “Co-parenting is going well. We have a very good relationship with Khai. It is our priority”, dropped this gaga dad who now lives on a farm in Pennsylvania. Live happy, live hidden ?