Zayn Malik did not defend himself against allegations of harassment in the alleged dispute with Gigi and Yolanda Hadid

Malik, 28, was charged with four counts of harassment in September, according to allegations and mail-to-mail records obtained by CNN.

In allegations filed with the Pennsylvania District Court, Malik was accused of uttering “lewd, lascivious, threatening, or obscene words” to Yolanda Hadid, Gigi Hadid (identified in court documents as Jelena Hadid), and John McMahon, who identified TMZ as a security guard.

The former One Direction singer was also charged with physically injuring Yolanda Hadid, with one allegation stating that Malik “grabbed her and pushed her into a closet, causing mental pain and physical pain.”

Yolanda Hadid is perhaps best known as the former cast of the reality series “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”.

In his statement by mail, Malik wrote in “Nolo”, abbreviated to “Nolo Contendere” (without a contest) in response to all the accusations, but the court clerk entered them as a guilty plea, noting that Malik’s confessions were not an option. for the level of the alleged offenses, in accordance with the judicial documents.

In addition to his requests, Malik agreed to a 90-day suspended sentence for each point, for a total of 360 days, and agreed to attend an anger management course. He also agreed not to have contact with Yolanda Hadid or McMahon.

In a statement he posted on his official Twitter account, the “PILLOWTALK” singer wrote that the incident “was and should still be a private matter.”

“As you all know, I am a private person and I really want to create a safe and private space where my daughter will grow up. A place where private family matters are not thrown on the world stage so that everyone can pick them up and choose them apart,” he wrote. .

“To protect this space for her, I agreed not to challenge claims arising from an argument I had with a family member of my partner who entered our home while my partner was away a few weeks ago.

He continued: “This was and should still be a private matter, but there seem to be divisions for now and despite my efforts to bring us back to a peaceful family environment that will allow me to co-parent my daughter in a way that earns, it ‘leaked’ to the press.

Malik added that he “hopes to heal everyone involved with shared harsh words, and more importantly, I remain vigilant to protect Khai and provide her with the privacy she deserves.”

Malik and Gigi Hadid welcomed their daughter Khai in September 2020.

A spokesman for Gigi Hadid issued a statement to E! News in which he said: “Gigi is focused exclusively on the best for Khai, at this time asking for privacy.”

Yolanda Hadid has not yet discussed the matter publicly.

CNN contacted representatives of Malik, Gigi Hadid and Yolanda Hadid for further comments.


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