Leonardo DiCaprio and Gigi Hadid 'Like Each Other and Are Having a Good Time': Source
Leonardo DiCaprio and Gigi Hadid's budding romance is heating up.
The Oscar-winning actor, 47, and the supermodel, 27, who were photographed together at a New York Fashion Week party at Casa Cipriani on September 10, "like each other and are enjoying themselves," says a source from the film issue of PEOPLE .
Though DiCaprio recently split from his girlfriend of four years, Camila Morrone, 25, he's "smitten with Gigi," according to an entertainment source. "She's the type of woman he's usually attracted to."
The two have known each other for years. "They sort of moved in the same high-profile circles, seeing each other at events, clubs, restaurants, and gatherings," says the film source.
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But there was never an opportunity to connect because they were both in relationships. The friendship only ignited after DiCaprio split from Morrone, and Hadid — who ended her rocky five-year romance with singer Zayn Malik in October 2021 — caught his eye. "A bright and successful girl like Gigi would fascinate Leo," says the film source.
Leonardo DiCaprio at the world premiere of Don't Look Up; Gigi Hadid attends The Daily Front Row's 9th Annual Fashion Media Awards
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Despite their mutual attraction, DiCaprio and Hadid - who have thriving careers and a two-year-old daughter, Khai, with Malik, 29, are in no rush to put a label on their situation, which isn't "serious" yet. according to the entertainment source.
"Leo hasn't been out of his relationship with Camila long enough to throw himself headfirst into anything," said another insider, who doesn't rule out a reunion. "I'm not sure if he's done with Camila. It was a long romance.”
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As PEOPLE previously reported, DiCaprio has been spending time in the Big Apple, which Hadid calls home. He was spotted exploring the city while Hadid walked in shows for designers like Tom Ford at New York Fashion Week.
"He really likes that she has her life together," a source previously told PEOPLE. “She has a child and she is an adult. He wants to be with someone who has the same ideas about causes and political views as he does.”
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