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Zayn Malik Wanted To Date Kylie Jenner Before Hooking Up With Gigi Hadid

Mon, November 23, 2015 9:58pm EDT by Sandra Clark 4 Comments

Wow! The breaking news that Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid are dating keeps getting even more mind blowing. Before setting his eyes on the blonde model, the British singer had the hots for Kylie Jenner. Read on for all the shocking details!

After Zayn Malik, 22, split from his long time girlfriend Perrie Edwards, 22, the former One Direction singer was was on the prowl for a new girlfriend. Turns out his first choice before Gigi Hadid, 20, was Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kylie Jenner, 18. has all the EXCLUSIVE details!

Thank Goodness Kendall Jenner, 20, steered Zayn in the right direction! “Kendall knew Zayn had his eyes on Kylie. She knew that was never going to happen, but was eager to set him up with Gigi. She thought they would make a better match,” an insider tells EXCLUSIVELY.

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The cute, new couple was spotted getting cozy after an AMA after-party. “It’s a very new thing. They’re just seeing where it goes,” a source revealed to US Weekly on Nov. 23. Another insider told the magazine, “I wouldn’t call them boyfriend and girlfriend. But seeing each other? Definitely. He’s chuffed.”

As previously reported, Gigi has Kendall to thank for hooking her up with Zayn. “Kendall introduced Gigi to Zayn when she was dating Harry. It wasn’t until Kylie’s big birthday bash that they really hit it off. Zayn didn’t know very many people at the party and spent most of his time with Kendall and Gigi. Kendall was the one who played Cupid. It’s all very new, but they are both really into each other,” a source told us EXCLUSIVELY.
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Are YOU surprised HollywoodLifers that Zayn had the hots for Kylie before Gigi? Who do YOU think makes a better match with Zayn? Kylie or Gigi? Tell us what YOU think!

–Sandra Clark