Selena Gomez was spotted with a woman very close to her new love interest, Zayn Malik.
Last week, the fetish singer was spotted walking next to Zayn’s personal assistant, Taryn Zimmerman, in New York City.
The ladies were side by side outside the Nobu Japanese restaurant.
This comes just days before the Only Murders In The Building star was spotted on a secret date with Malik, 30.
The Lose You to Love Me singer was reportedly seen “holding her hand and kissing her” on a romantic date with the former One Direction singer.
Selena has been pretty much single since her split from Justin Bieber in May 2018.
A NIGHT OUT: Selena Gomez was spotted with a woman very close to her new love interest, Zayn Malik. Last week, the fetish singer was spotted walking next to Zayn’s personal assistant, Taryn Zimmerman, in New York City
The man: Malik, who has not appeared in public much these days, was seen in 2014
Selena looked normal when she was with Taryn.
The Wizards Of Waverly Place alum opted for a matching gray T-shirt with cropped black pants.
To keep warm, she wore a thick infinity scarf as well as a gray denim jacket with a zip.
She is seen with her phone tucked into the front pocket of her jacket.
As for the bag of her choice, she carried a black quilted bag with gold hardware over her shoulder.
To finish off the look, she wore a pair of chunky black platform shoes. She wore a pair of gold drop earrings.
The former Disney star tied her raven black tresses into a casual updo and created a dramatic makeup look.
She rocked a dark winged eyeshadow look with smokey winged eyeliner and a shimmery pink pout.
They’re close: here Zayn is seen with his assistant Taryn, who designs Paul McCartney’s shirt
CHIC-CASUAL: Gomez, 30, wore a chic bum and chic outfit in a gray and black monochromatic outfit as she stepped out
Dinner date: The Only Murders In The Building star was seen leaving celebrity sushi restaurant, Nobu, with Zimmerman just days before he was spotted on a secret date with Malik.
Malik’s personal assistant — who has appeared on social media several times in the past — wore a cream trench coat over a black T-shirt and light gray jeans.
She was wearing a pair of black cage sandals and carried a small Adidas bag.
A few days after they came out, a TikTok user reported spotting Selena and Zayn on a secret dinner date in New York City.
According to the source and her friend who worked at the restaurant, the couple walked holding hands and were seen enjoying quite a bit of PDA.
A source told Entertainment Tonight, “Selena and Zayn hung out in SoHo in NYC last night around 10:30pm. They walked holding hands and were kissing. Most restaurant staff and diners didn’t even notice. It looked like they were cozy together and it was Obviously, it was a date.
This comes after claims that Malik wanted to “know where things are going” with Gomez.
The pop star — who has two-year-old daughter Khai with ex-girlfriend Gigi Hadid — is believed to have begun dating Selena, and although the couple aren’t “too serious” right now, he thinks she’s “incredible” Ward wants to see how things are going.
They Have a Past: One Direction presents the award for Best Pop Video to Gomez for Come and Get It during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center in New York City
A source told Us Weekly, “Zayn has known Selena for years and is definitely a part of her. He has always admired her and thinks she is an incredible person, inside and out. They are not very serious and she is free to see other people. However, Zayn would like to continue seeing Selena and see where things go.
The insider went on to explain that the former One Direction singer has been ‘focusing on himself’ since his split from Gigi in October 2021, but when it comes to his possible future with Selena – who previously dated The Weeknd (who used to date Gigi’s ex Bella Hadid – ) – He feels “optimistic” even though there is no “pressure” on the situation.
The source added: ‘He’s been focused on himself for the past few years and feels ready to date again. He is optimistic about the potential for things to grow between him and Selina but does not put any pressure on the situation. He’d rather just let things progress organically and he thinks she feels the same.
Ex-wife: Malik has a two-year-old daughter Khai with ex-girlfriend Gigi Hadid. Seen in 2017