Zayn Malik is filmed having a very tense confrontation with a reveler on the street outside a New York bar.
Shocking video images show that the 28-year-old singer becomes visibly furious and begins to curse the unknown man outside the Amsterdam Billiards Club in the East Village.
according to TMZZayn was smoking outside the venue at 2 a.m. when a group of men left a neighboring bar.
Heated: Zayn Malik (right) is filmed having a very tense confrontation with a reveler (far left in yellow T-shirt) on the street outside a New York bar
A man from that group appeared when… Go head-to-head with the star and jump on a shirtless Zayn who repeatedly yells “what the hell are you talking about” at him.
The publication reports that the unidentified man then yelled a homophobic slur at Zayn who responded with further insults, including calling the man a “b***tard.”
The short video shows Zayn grow increasingly angry during the confrontation as other members of the group try to break out of the situation.
TMZ reports that no physical brawl ensued and that the police were not involved.
Tensed: Shocking video footage shows the 28-year-old singer becoming visibly furious and starting to scold the unknown man outside the Amsterdam Billiards Club in the East Village
Stand-off: According to TMZ, Zayn was smoking outside the venue at 2am when a group of men left a neighboring bar and the drama ensued
They added that it was unclear why Zayn took his shirt off, as sources said he wore it while at the bar.
MailOnline has reached out to a Zayn representative for comment.
Zayn lives in New York with his model girlfriend Gigi Hadid, 26, and the couple share a daughter, Khai.
Discord: A man from that group then appeared to be arguing with the star, snapping at a shirtless Zayn who was heard repeatedly yelling ‘what the hell are you talking about’
Shock video: The publication reports that the unidentified man then yelled a homophobic slur at Zayn, who responded with further insults, including calling the man a ‘b***tard’
Last month, Zayn shared a rare insight into balancing fatherhood and his career after welcoming his daughter last September.
In a new interview, the star revealed how he juggles his busy lifestyle, spending ‘a lot of time’ with the model and their seven-month-old son during the day and writing his music at night.
The singer said in a recent episode of the Zach Sang podcast: ‘I spent a lot of time with my little girl and my missus. If I can have the evening to myself, I’ll write something and [Gigi] is really cool about it.’
Tension: The short video shows Zayn getting increasingly angry during the confrontation as other members of the group try to break out of the situation
Quarrel: TMZ reports no physical brawl ensued and police were not involved
Bradford native Zayn has also revealed that he has dedicated his third studio album, Nobody Is Listening, to his little girl.
The former X Factor star added: ‘I have my album related to my baby – it’s part of you and you want to share it with your world.’
The musician repeated his comments in another discussion about: iHeartRadio, share: ‘I didn’t expect to be so into it [fatherhood] to be honest…
Confusion: TMZ added it was unclear why Zayn had his shirt off as sources said he wore it while at the bar
‘I just love hanging out with her’ [Khai]… It’s a very different pace of life, but it was very easy to adapt and that’s the most surprising thing.
“Honestly, it’s great. A lot of people I spoke to before she was born, and things like that were like you know it’s a big adjustment and it’s going to be a huge change and all, but honestly she’s an amazing baby.
“It was really easy for me and Gig to kind of get into it. She made it very easy for us, she sleeps very well and she loves her milk,
Confusion: Zayn was shirtless when he got into a tense altercation with the man wearing a yellow shirt
Spreading the tension: At one point, a man in a white shirt tries to break up the fight
Furious: Zayn looked visibly furious as he yelled at the man outside the bar
‘At the moment it’s just feeding and changing diapers. It’s bad, I sure enjoy it. I didn’t expect to be this into it to be honest.
“I always like myself just doing my own thing, just writing, recording, making music, and I was just really focused on my career, I also had time for my relationship, but it was still just about me.
‘The fact that they’ [Khai] It was so easy to adapt, it was surprising to me because I just love spending my days with her, hanging out with her and just doing really relaxing and chilling things with her.”
Zayn and runway queen Gigi were thrilled to announce the birth of their first child in September after a 14-hour natural water birth at the Bucks County, PA ranch he purchased in 2017.
The hitmaker What Makes You Beautiful wrote at the time: ‘Our girl is here, healthy and beautiful. It would be an impossible task to try to put into words how I feel right now.
“The love I feel for this little person is beyond my comprehension. Grateful to know her, proud to call her mine and grateful for the life we will have together x’
The couple are devoted parents and have not hired a nanny to care for little Khai, whose name (meaning “crown” in Arabic) is a tribute to Gigi’s late grandmother Khairiah.
Family: Zayn lives in New York with his model girlfriend Gigi Hadid, 26, and the couple share a daughter Khai