Gigi Hadid Was Never That Into One Direction, OK?

She pledges allegiance to Zayn's solo career.
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In addition to her many achievements, Gigi Hadid happens to be the girlfriend of Zayn Malik. As every One Direction fan knows, however, their relationship began after Zayn left 1D to embark on a solo career. So what, pray tell, does Gigi think of Zayn’s former band? Jimmy Kimmel asked her this important question during Wednesday night’s episode of his show, and Gigi amiably answered. “My stepdad was a classical music producer,” she said. “So that was the music that I was into.” No Midnight Memories for her, then, but she did add that she thinks “we can all name a One Direction song that we like.” Excuse me, just one? More like 50, Gigi! “I love Zayn Malik solo a lot more,” she continued. Fine, fine. People can have their opinions.

Later this month, Gigi is hosting the American Music Awards, where Zayn is nominated for New Artist of the Year. In an interview with Billboard, she said she’d try not to embarrass him if he wins, but it doesn’t seem like she’s making any promises. “To be the winner's girlfriend, you don't want to embarrass them, but you also want to be super excited for them,” she said. “I'm just going to try and not be the embarrassing girlfriend. That's my goal.” OK, but no one would complain if they reenacted Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling’s Best Kiss acceptance at the 2005 MTV Movie Awards.

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