He said he had "a huge amount of respect and adoration for Gigi as a woman and a friend".
Malik called Hadid an incredible soul and explained that he was grateful for everyone that is respecting their decision.
He added, "I'm grateful to all of our fans for respecting this hard decision and our privacy at this time".
We'll keep you posted if the two decide to speak up about their relationship again.
Calling him "Z" affectionately, she said she was "forever grateful for the love, time, and life lessons" they shared.
A little over ten minutes later Gigi tweeted her own statement, saying: "I want nothing but the best for him and will continue to support him as a friend".
Gigi did say "as for the future, whatever's meant to be will be", so who knows, maybe there is some hope for them to get back together.
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Following the announcement of their decision to split, the two posted heartfelt messages to their fans. You were so attractive together.
Now their millions of fans have to start digesting the news that their relationship is over.
So why did Gigi and Zayn split in the first place? "Love is an illusion".
Hadid and Malik initially met in 2015.
The couple were last photographed together on January 29 in New York City.
"2 yrs w my favorite human", Hadid, 22, captioned a Boomerang video of the pair kissing as she held on to her fruity drink.