Does this make things official? Gigi Hadid received comfort from her rumored boyfriend, Tyler Cameron, while attending her grandmother’s funeral on September 5. Bella Hadid was also spotted in photos from the somber affair along with Anwar Hadid and his girlfriend, Dua Lipa. Yolanda Hadid‘s mother, Ans van den Herik, died at 78 years old on August 30 after battling cancer.
“Tyler is a supportive guy. He is there for the people he cares about and will do whatever he can for them,” a source exclusively told Life & Style about the Florida native. “Tyler’s the type of guy who will try his best to make someone smile during a tough time. Things seem to be going well, they are definitely enjoying their time together.”
Although funerals are never easy, the group looked to be in good spirits. The reality stud, 26, and blonde beauty, 24, kept their arms wrapped around each other as they walked with her siblings. In many of the snapshots, the family can even be seen sharing a few laughs. Bella, 22, attended solo since announcing at the beginning of August that she and The Weeknd (real name Abel Tesfaye) officially called it quits a year after reconciling their relationship in spring 2018. “[They] split due to trust issues and living so far apart,” an insider told Life & Style. Despite her single status, Bella was surrounded by love for the tough day.
The family was extremely close to their “Oma Ans,” and all shared touching tributes about the incredible woman on social media. Gigi, 24, praised her late grandmother’s life and struggle in an Instagram post on September 1. “OUR QUEEN ANGEL fought cancer six times in her life with courage, strength and grace while being the greatest mother and grandmother,” she wrote on a series of photos of them together at Gigi’s farm. “She is an honorable guide we will carry with us forever. We love you more than words, our beautiful wonderful Oma.”
Yolanda, 55, also shared a few heartfelt words about her mother on Instagram. “On angel wings you were taken away, but in my heart you will always stay … I can not imagine this life without you but I pray that I will hear you whisper in the tallest trees and feel your love in the gentle breeze … When I miss you the most, our beautiful memories will hold you close … Our Love is eternal and you will always be with me and I will always be with you beyond the bounds of this realm,” she captioned a lengthy post with nine photos of her beloved parent throughout the years. “Rest In Peace my beautiful mama, I will honor you for the rest of my days. Until we meet again, I LOVE YOU. Yolanda.”
Although Tyler and Gigi haven’t publicly confirmed their relationship, this seems like a pretty big step and it was great to see that the model had someone to lean on during the tough time. Fans assumed the former Bachelorette contestant and Victoria’s Secret babe were getting more serious after Bella started following him on Instagram.
The pair were also seen getting cozy during an afterparty for the MTV VMAs on August 26. “Gigi brought him over to Taylor Swift’s section and they chatted,” a source told Us Weekly about the A-list duo. “Tyler and Gigi were dancing all night. He had his arms wrapped around her and was kissing the back of her neck. They were inseparable.”
We’re sure this isn’t the last we’ll see of them.