Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France.
Soon after Zayn shared his statement, Gigi also addressed the news on Twitter.
The former power couple's break-up was first reported by British tabloid The Sun.
The 22-year-old continued, "I'm forever grateful for the love, time and life lessons that Z and I shared".
The pair started dating in 2015, and made their love public with a pic of a pic on the photo-sharing platform.
Gigi posted hers first, writing she would be "forever grateful" for the time they'd spent together. The singer also unfollowed Hadid and her mother, Yolanda, on Instagram.
The Victoria's Secret model added that she wants "nothing but the best for him, ' before adding that she will 'continue to support him has a friend". He spoke to ES magazine and said, "She's a very intelligent woman". She's not, like, arrogant in any way, she's confident.
Others recalled the recent tattoo Malik had inked on his chest of what appears to be Hadid's famous almond-shaped eyes.
The couple, who were last seen publicly together in January, just celebrated their two-year anniversary in September. "Cheers to YOUR YEAR my @zayn - happiest happiest birthday & 25th year of life!"
Zayn had not shared a photo with Hadid since November 1, when he posted a snap of the couple decked out in Halloween costumes.