Smoking is NEVER sexy, but that being said, we can't say we're surprised that Zayn Malik is gracing the cover of Paper magazine's "SEXY" issue.
Why? Let's review:
1. The former One Direction member is hot AF.
2. His debut solo album, Mind of Mine, includes some pretty explicitly sexual songs.
3. He's dating one of the hottest models right now, Gigi Hadid.
And in the newly-released interview, the ex boy bander opened up about how he and the blonde beauty spend their alone time together.
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Now, it's important to note that the interview took place in May, BEFORE word got out that the gorgeous gal and the UK native had split up.
But since they've gotten back together, we imagine their romantic time is still similar, even after their short-lived breakup.
Anyway, the soulful singer confessed to the glossy that his ideal date is actually