Multiple sources have told E! News that model Gigi Hadid and singer Joe Jonas are dating. The pair have been seen hanging out together -- even enjoying a few public displays of affection -- in recent months.
Last week, a source told E! News that the two are more than friends: "Gigi and Joe are hanging out again romantically. They are taking things light and just enjoying each other's friendship. Gigi feels very comfortable with Joe and it's very easy to talk about everything that's going on in her life with him. He understands where she is at and they are not in any rush."
The Sports Illustrated swimsuit model was spotted having lunch with Jonas at Il Pastaio in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday afternoon. The supermodel’s newly adopted cat sat at the couple’s table during the meal. It seems things are going well for the couple. "They never really stopped caring about each other," another source told E! "Things are going really well for them."
Although the beautiful model scoffed in October at the idea of dating her friend Jonas, saying how it would “be hilarious,” romance is apparently blossoming between the two, as evidenced by the sweet moment they shared along a Los Angeles street last week. According to the Mirror, the couple kissed and embraced each other. Jonas couldn’t seem to get enough of the model as he hugged and kissed her repeatedly.
Jonas’ representatives denied the dating rumors earlier this month, when the former Disney star was seen cozying up to Hadid during the CFDA [Council of Fashion Designers of America] Awards afterparty in New York City in June, telling Us Weekly that the two were just friends. But their numerous outings together and obvious affection for each other seem to indicate otherwise.
Hadid's new relationship comes after the model split from Cody Simpson in May. Meanwhile, Jonas' last relationship, with model Blanda Eggenschwiler, ended last summer.