Zayn Malik’s mother Trisha jets to the US to meet her baby granddaughter for the first time as Gigi Hadid cooks her pancakes to celebrate
Zayn Malik‘s mother has jetted to the US to visit her son and meet her granddaughter for the first time.
Trisha Malik, who has over half a million followers on Instagram, shared a Story on Wednesday, thanking Zayn’s girlfriend Gigi Hadid for cooking her some delicious looking pancakes and stewed apples.
Family time: Zayn Malik’s mother Trisha has jetted to the US to visit her son and meet her granddaughter for the first time
‘Thank you @GigiHadid they look yummy’ Trisha posted with a photo of the dish.
Minutes before Trisha’s post, Gigi shared a short clip of herself whipping up the apples in her kitchen.
It’s thought the be the first time Trisha, who lives in the UK, has met her granddaughter after the global pandemic put restrictions on international travel.
Trisha is already a grandmother, after her 17-year-old daughter Saafa welcomed a baby girl named Zaneyah in January, four months after getting married.
Close: Trisha Malik shared a Story on Wednesday, thanking Zayn’s girlfriend Gigi Hadid for cooking for her, with Gigi sharing her own snap of the dish (right)
The teenager tied the knot with her boyfriend Martin Tiser in a traditional Nikkah ceremony in September 2019.
Gigi and Zayn announced they had welcomed their first child in mid-September.
Both Gigi and Zayn, 27, posted about their daughter’s arrival on September 23, but neither have publicly confirmed her exact birth date or her name.
Announcing his daughter’s birth, former One Direction star wrote on social media: ‘Our baby girl is here, healthy & beautiful to try put into words how i am feeling right now would be an impossible task.’
Mama: It’s thought the be the first time Trisha, who lives in the UK, has met her granddaughter after the global pandemic put restrictions on international travel
He continued: ‘The love i feel for this tiny human is beyond my understanding. Grateful to know her, proud to call her mine, & thankful for the life we will have together x (sic)’
Despite the tough ‘transitions’ she has faced, Gigi is said to be ‘elated’ by the birth of her daughter.
‘Gigi is very tired, but is already an amazing mom,’ a source told E! News last month. ‘The first couple of weeks have been a hard transition but she hasn’t complained and is very elated to be a mom.’
The insider said: ‘They feel peaceful staying at [the Hadid farm in Pennsylvania] for now. Gigi wants the most privacy for their baby and wants to be able to raise her privately.’
Family: Gigi and Zayn announced they had welcomed their first child in mid-September
The star has also been receiving a lot of support from her family, including her mother Yolanda Hadid and sister Bella Hadid.
The source added: ‘Yolanda is helping them tremendously. She is their built-in nurse and they are so grateful to have her.’
‘Bella was very emotional first seeing her and has already been having fun shopping for her and dressing her up.’
Last month, Gigi also expressed her gratitude to her friends and family for their support and ‘generous gifts’ with a handwritten thank you letter.
In the note, she explained she has been ‘overwhelmed with how many beautiful things’ her ‘little one’ has already been spoiled with’ by loved ones.
Proud dad: Announcing his daughter’s birth, former One Direction star wrote on social media: ‘Our baby girl is here, healthy & beautiful’
While she has attempted to upload most presents from family and friends on social media, the catwalk star noted that she also has proper cards ‘on their way.’
‘I just want to put out there…while I have the time, that when I do Thank You’s on here, I think of the so many generous gifts we have received that haven’t a public “thanks”…’ she began.
She also clarified, ‘If I have not posted about something, it is not from a lack of gratitude. Just a new mom trying to get it all sorted while she naps!!!’
Before concluding her public statement of thankfulness, the star exclaimed, ‘SO MUCH LOVE. SO MUCH GRATITUDE. WE ARE BLESSED. If you have sent something even a message, thank you. I love you.’
Loved: Just weeks after welcoming her first child, the model shared a handwritten thank you letter, explaining she is ‘overwhelmed’ with generous gifts