Gigi Hadid’s Dad Mohamed Hadid Says He ‘Likes’ Leonardo DiCaprio

We give the thumbs up Mohamed HadidHis opinion on daughter Gigi Hadid’sRumored boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio – and he had nothing but nice things to say.

“I met Mr. DiCaprio in St. Tropez four or five years ago and he is a very nice man,” Mohamed, 73, told the Daily MailIn an interview published on Thursday September 15. “I liked him.”

While Mohamed claimed that he and the supermodel, 27, “have not spoken” about the Titanicstar, 47, the real-estate developer revealed that the two are old friends. 

“They are friends. They have known each other for some time,” he shared. “I don’t think they are dating. They are good friends, I think. But I really don’t know. I don’t comment on my daughter’s personal relationships. I have no say in who she’s dating.”

Mohamed’s remarks come just days after a source exclusively told Us WeeklyYou can find the DepartedStar and Guest in Residence designer were seen partying at the New York Fashion Week Afterparty on Saturday, September 10th. Another observer noticed that the two were seated at the same table during the event, which was also attended to by Venus Williams Ben Simmons.

An insider told the story earlier in the month. UseAfter DiCaprio’s breakup with his girlfriend, he had his eye on the Californian native. Camila Morrone.  “Leo does have his sights set on Gigi, but she hasn’t shown an interest,” the source revealed. “They’re friends, but she doesn’t want to be romantic with [him] right now.”

Rumours of a new romance began to swirl in August.UseIt was confirmed that Don’t Look UpAfter four years of dating, star decided to end her relationship with Morrone at 26. 

“[Leo]Without a visa, has been attending events and going to vacations. [Camila], from the Care Gala to Unicef Gala to St-Tropez,” an insider exclusively told Useat the time. “He has been spending more time hanging out with all his pals like Tobey McGuire Jamie Foxx.”

TheDeath Wish actress, for her part, has been busy “filming all summer.” According to the source, the former couple “were very close” – with the What’s Eating Gilbert Grape actor even forming a close bond with Morrone’s Mom — but ultimately decided to call it quits. 

Gigi, meanwhile, hasn’t publicly dated anyone since her split from Zayn Malik. The 29-year-old California native and former One Direction member dated for five years before finally calling it quits in Oct 2021.

“Zayn and Gigi have silently separated,” an insider told Use at the time, noting that they had been “having problems for awhile” and the relationship was no longer “working.”

However, the ex-spouses have remained good friends and coparents to Khai, their 23-month-old daughter. “They’re not living together, but Zayn visits Gigi and Khai at the farm in Pennsylvania a lot when they’re there,” the source shared with Use In June  “They like to spend time away from the city because it’s more safe, quiet, and exclusive.”