Zayn vows to 'protect' his daughter after claims from Yolanda Hadid surface

'This was and still should be a private matter'
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Last week, Yolanda Hadid made claims that Zayn Malik allegedly struck her. Malik has now taken to social media to defend himself and make it known that his first priority is his daughter's safety.

TMZ reports that Yolanda is considering filing police reports. While details of what triggered the incident have not been reported, Hadid stands by the alleged assault.

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Taking to Twitter, Malik shared a notes app screenshot asking that the world does not “poke and pick apart” their private “family matters.”

Zayn wrote, “As you all know I am a private person and I very much want to create a safe and private space for my daughter to grow up in. A place where private family matters aren