On Thursday, former One Directioner Zayn Malik drove the Internet crazy with a clip from his new music video for “It’s You,” featuring a tall blonde with long wavy hair walking away in slow motion. While her face wasn’t visible, many (including InStyle) speculated that the blonde was Gigi Hadid. The model is dating Malik, after all, and appeared in his last music video for “Pillowtalk.”
But when the video was released on Apple Music last night, it told a different story. The blonde is, in fact, not Hadid but Transformers actress Nicola Peltz. The star revealed herself in a cryptic post right before the video went live, showing off her long blonde waves from the video. “Midnight…” she captioned the stunning pic.
The black-and-white video, available only on Apple Music, features Malik admiring the woman from afar and having his heart broken when he sees her with another man. The 23-year-old debuted the single last week on The Tonight Show off of his new album, Mind of Mine, which drops March 25.
Until then, here’s a steamy video of Malik with his onscreen ladylove. While he may have lusted over Peltz in his new vid, we can comfort ourselves by knowing that the chemistry with Hadid is real.