Zayn Malik Reveals What He Loves Most About Gigi Hadid As He Covers ELLE
Zayn Malik reveals why his relationship with girlfriend Gigi Hadid works so well. Full story at mtv.co.uk
Their romance might've seemed to have come out of nowhere, but ever since Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid started dating and shared the news with the world at large, they've been at it again and again with the adorable little moments that could thaw out even the coldest and blackest of our hearts.
Today is no exception and you're going to need to prepare for a dropkick to the feels after Zayn opened up about just what makes their relationship work and what he loves the most about his girlfriend during his cover interview for the September issue of ELLE.
It's not about the celeb thing, their shared love or fashion or even the fact that they are potentially the most beautiful couple ever to have walked the earth hand in hand. Nope, for Zayn the thing he is most attracted to about Gigi is her massive, amazing brain.
“She’s super intelligent, I think that’s why it works so well,” he tells the mag. “And we do the same type of job so we get that with each other.”
Gigi isn't the only woman in his life either and Zayn says that it was his mum and sisters' influence growing up that has largely inspired him and made him value having women around him.
"I enjoyed the womanly influence," he says. "I have a lot of respect for women because of them. They are so strong, powerful and do everything themselves…'
Naturally no interview would be complete without a little bit of chat about his shift from One Direction to becoming a solo artist, but Zayn can only stress how much freer he now feels creatively.
"My entire life has changed in the last year. I'm still taking it all in," he goes on to explain. "I've found so much out about myself. Mostly how in love with music I still was.
"The album is a build up of six years and never being able to express what I wanted to say. I had something to get off my chest.
He adds: "Since leaving One Direction I've been given the freedom to be able to wear whatever I want and that's made it more interesting. More creative. I can say I want to wear metal arms and it'll happen."
OH and if you want a little sneak preview of the accompanying shoot from the mag, check out the video below.
All we'll say is that is involves a faux fur coat that makes Zayn look like a hipster bear cub and a whole lot of lounging about on a grassy hill.
What do you make of all that? Drop us a tweet to @MTVUK to let us know.