Gigi Hadid expects first child with Zayn Malik in September

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This combination photo shows singer Zayn Malik at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in New York on Jan. 27, 2018, left, and model Gigi Hadid at Variety’s Power of Women: New York event on April 5, 2019, in New York. Hadid’s mother, Yolanda Hadid, confirmed with Dutch outlet RTL Boulevard on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, that her daughter is pregnant. She is expecting her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik, a former member of One Direction. Yolanda Hadid said the baby is due in September. (Photos by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gigi Hadid is about to strut into motherhood.

The supermodel confirmed her pregnancy during a preview clip for Jimmy Fallon’s “The Tonight Show” at home edition episode, which will air Thursday night on NBC. She is expecting her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik, a former member of One Direction.

“We are very excited and happy and grateful for everyone’s well wishes, and support,” she told Fallon during the 3 1/2 minute clip. She admitted her first craving so far has been bagels.

Hadid’s mother, Yolanda Hadid, told the Dutch outlet RTL Boulevardon Wednesday that her daughter is pregnant.

Yolanda Hadid said the baby is due in September.

Hadid’s mother said she is thrilled with the news of her daughter’s pregnancy and becoming a grandmother, or oma. She said she was surprised that the “little secret” was leaked to the press.

“I’m excited to become oma in September, especially after I lost my mom so recently,” she told the outlet. “But this is the beauty of life: One soul leaves us and a new one comes in. We feel very blessed.”

Yolanda Hadid’s mother, Ans van den Herik, died last summer at age 78.

Hadid, 25, and Malik, 27, have been dating off-and-on for several years. She has become one of the world’s most in-demand models and he was the first to leave One Direction to strike out as a solo artist.

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