A Blast from the Past: Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik’s Alleged Romantic Rendezvous

Old Flames Rekindling?

With news of Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik’s recent PDA-filled dinner date, it’s clear that the duo has a history together. Their first encounter dates back to when Taylor Swift, Gomez’s best friend, was dating Harry Styles, Malik’s former One Direction bandmate. Swift and Styles’ relationship occurred during the fall of 2012, though it ended shortly after.

“They had a thing years ago, when Taylor and Harry were dating.”

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An insider revealed that Gomez and Malik’s past connection makes their current reunion unsurprising:

“It doesn’t surprise me at all that they’re potentially together [today].”

The Latest Sighting: A Cozy Dinner Date in NYC

Rumors of Gomez and Malik’s relationship reignited when a hostess at a popular Soho restaurant claimed to have seen the pair, both now 30, sharing an intimate moment. Klarissa Garcia, a friend of the hostess who shared a TikTok video about the alleged encounter, spoke to Page Six:

“No one noticed them [in the restaurant]. It was pretty public but … no one really cares about famous people in New York.”

Despite their private natures, Gomez and Malik appeared unbothered by their public display of affection. Sources say they were kissing at their table, which was in the center of the bustling restaurant.

Following Clues: Social Media Hints at Romance

Speculation surrounding the pair began before they reported New York City date night. Malik, who only follows 18 people on Instagram, recently added Gomez to his list of followers. The two artists have had their share of high-profile relationships; Malik previously dated Gigi Hadid, and Gomez is known for her on-again, off-again relationship with Justin Bieber.


When did Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik first meet?

They first met years ago when Taylor Swift was dating Harry Styles, Malik’s former One Direction bandmate.

Where were Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik seen together?

The pair was spotted at a popular Soho restaurant in New York City, allegedly kissing and holding hands.

What is the status of their current relationship?

Though there are ongoing rumors, neither Gomez nor Malik has publicly confirmed the nature of their relationship.