Stop the presses. Tell your boss to f*ck off. Run to the bathroom to check your phone. Because Tyler Cameron has finally commented on his relationship with Gigi Hadid, and I’m unwell. Of course, it’s now been several weeks since Tyler and Gigi were first seen hanging out, so we’ve had plenty of time to wonder what’s going on. They’ve been spotted out together many times, and Tyler even went to Holland for the funeral of Gigi’s grandmother. Long story short, it really seemed like things were getting serious.
Well, not so serious, according to Tyler. Up until now, he’s refused to comment on what’s happening with Gigi (including when he came to Betches HQ), but on Tuesday, he opened up to Entertainment Tonight. He said “We’re just friends. I mean…that’s just where we’re at. Our relationship doesn’t need to be public. She’s good people, she’s an amazing person and we’re just keeping it friendly.”
Him calling Gigi “good people” sounds like he’s my grandpa talking about Italians. “Good people” is the way you describe someone you literally hate, but you know you can’t get away with saying it. I don’t think that’s how Tyler feels about Gigi, but it’s a weird thing to say. Also, personally, I don’t really have friend whose houses I regularly sleep over at anymore, but whatever works for Tyler and Gigi. I guess I won’t judge.
The interviewer, who must be a total troll, asked Tyler if he’s “in love” with Gigi, to which he replied “I’m at the point where I don’t really want to talk about my relationships. I’ve dated publicly, so, I’m trying to date privately and I’m not in love with anybody right now.”
Cool cool cool. I’m not sure what the interviewer thought Tyler would say about being in love, but there was literally a zero percent chance he was going to say anything like that in this interview. Right now, it seems like Tyler’s number-one focus is on growing his own following as much as possible (as it should be), so there’s a reason he’s keeping his private life “private.” Of course, the paparazzi pics are nice to generate some buzz, but he doesn’t want to be known publicly just as Gigi’s boyfriend.
But Tyler’s final comment to ET about Gigi crosses the line of how far I can suspend my disbelief: “She’s an amazing person, we’ve had a great time together. We’ve hung out a few times, that’s all.”
A. FEW. TIMES. HAHAHAHAHAHA.
If you’re wondering why I literally can’t breathe after reading that, let me direct you to my timeline of Tyler & Gigi’s relationship, where I catalog no less than eight times that Gigi and Tyler were definitely hanging out. And one of those was a weekend trip. And another one of those was HER GRANDMA’S FUNERAL IN HOLLAND. I know that “a few” is kind of a vague term, but I just did a scientific poll around the office, and literally no one things the number eight is included in “a few.” LITERALLY NO ONE.
Tyler, I love ya, and I don’t even really care if you want to talk about your personal life. But to act like he barely knows Gigi, and that nothing has really been going on between them is a straight-up lie. If you don’t want to talk about it, just don’t talk about it! But no one is buying that Gigi introduced you to Taylor Swift because you were some guy that she’s just friends with. Child, please.
Images: Giphy (2)
Over the past few weeks, keeping up with the developments in Tyler Cameron and Gigi Hadid’s relationship has made up approximately 60% of my job. If you told me that you’re not getting exhausted, I would say you’re a total liar. There have been a plethora of paparazzi shots, anonymous sources, and outside opinions about Tyler and Gigi, but it’s easy to get lost in terms of what’s actually been going on. To make your life easier (and honestly, mine too), I decided to put together a full timeline of what TyGi have been up to. And yes I said TyGi, just let it happen.
Here’s the official timeline of everything we know about, so you can really see what a whirlwind this has all been.
July 23rd: The Instagram Following
If you couldn’t believe your eyes when you saw that date, you’re not alone. I fully did a double take when I realized that Tyler and Gigi didn’t even follow each other on Instagram until less than a month ago. When this went down, Tyler was still competing on The Bachelorette, so it was unclear if there was some professional connection or if Gigi slid into Tyler’s DMs, but obviously there was something going on.
July 30th: ‘The Bachelorette’ Finale
Again, yes, this was literally only three weeks ago. As we watched the heartbreak triangle of Tyler, Hannah, and Jed unfold over two nights on ABC, Tyler’s future was totally thrown into chaos. Would he take Hannah back, even though she dumped him on national television? Would he turn her down to keep hopes of being the Bachelor alive? Turns out the answer was none of the above, because Tyler had his sights set on bigger things than Bachelor Nation could give him.
August 2nd: “Drinks” With Hannah
Tyler quickly took Hannah up on her offer to grab a drink, and then some. The Bachelorette finale was on a Tuesday night, and that Friday morning, they were spotted leaving Hannah’s apartment together. Sadly, there were not cameras inside the apartment to document exactly what went down, but I love a “grabbing drinks” situation that ends at 8am the next morning. This is the last time that Tyler and Hannah were seen together, and it seems unlikely that they’ve hung out without us knowing about it.
August 4th: Dumbo House Date
Just a couple days after his adult sleepover with Hannah, Tyler was seen with Gigi Hadid for the first time. They got Sunday night drinks at Dumbo House in Brooklyn, and the rest is history. Or rather, the rest is in this timeline, because that’s the whole reason we’re here. Basically, August 4th is when things started for real.
August 5th: Bowling With Friends
The first date obviously went pretty well, because Tyler and Gigi hung out again the next day. For those keeping track, this was a Sunday and Monday, which sounds like the going out schedule of two hot people who don’t have normal jobs. I’m not jealous. They went to an NYC bowling alley with friends, and then Tyler was spotted leaving Gigi’s apartment the next morning. Some people judged Tyler for (presumably) sleeping with Hannah and Gigi in the same week, but those people are lame. All of these people are hot, consenting adults, so who really cares?
August 12ish: Tyler Meets Mama Hadid
On August 22nd, a report surfaced that Gigi apparently introduced Tyler to her mom, former Real Housewife of Beverly Hills Yolanda Hadid, on “the week of August 12th.” INTERESTING. The meeting apparently took place at the Hadid family farm in Pennsylvania, which I didn’t know was a thing until this very moment. It’s nice that Tyler and Gigi were able to slip out of the city without anyone noticing at the time, but I wish I had known sooner. More than anything, this further calls into question any idea that Tyler and Gigi are “taking things slow,” because I’ve dated people for months without them ever getting anywhere near my parents.
August 14th: Tyler And Andi?
View this post on Instagram
Tyler and former Bachelorette Andi Dorfman spotted leaving his (Matt’s) apartment yesterday afternoon • The two went to his run together • The pair also went on a helicopter ride a few weeks ago in NYC • What do we think about this pair? Just friends? Or is this another girl to add to Tyler’s dating list?
For a week or so, we didn’t hear too much about Tyler and Gigi, which was conveniently around the same time that Bachelor Nation was completely imploding with the beginning of Bachelor In Paradise and Stagecoach-gate. Last Wednesday, Tyler was spotted with former Bachelorette Andi Dorfman on the Upper West Side, which seemed like a real head-scratcher at first. Was it a date? How do they know each other? And like, why? But it turns out that these two are doing a charity event together, so it seems most likely that they were together because of that. I’m glad this was a false alarm, because I can’t really handle any more plot twists in this book.
August 15th-16th: A Weekend Upstate
After a week of keeping things low-key, the Tyler and Gigi show was back and better than ever, with a trip upstate last weekend. They were seen at a Starbucks and at a liquor store stocking up, about four hours north of NYC. There were other friends on the trip too, but I have a feeling Tyler and Gigi were sharing a bunk. While sources were still saying that Tyler and Gigi were “taking it slow,” but I invite you to scroll back up this timeline and note that this trip was just three weeks after they started following each other on Instagram. THREE WEEKS! If this is taking it slow, then they’ll be married with two kids by Christmas.
August 20th: Dinner With Serena
View this post on Instagram
@gigihadid e seu namorado rumores, Tyler Cameron (@tylerjcameron3), saem para jantar com amigos no restaurante La Esquina na noite de terça-feira (20 de agosto) em Nova York. As coisas parecem estar ficando um pouco mais sérias entre Gigi, 24, e Tyler, 26 anos, enquanto ela o apresenta aos membros de seu círculo íntimo de amigos. #gigihadid #tylercameron #serenawilliams #celebrity #celebridades #celebrities #celebs #celebritynews #celebrityfanpage #celebridade
The weekend trip was apparently not a disaster, because Tyler and Gigi were hanging out AGAIN in NYC on Tuesday night. They got dinner with friends at La Esquina, and when I say friends, I mean tennis GOAT Serena Williams, and fellow tennis champion Caroline Wozniacki. This might seem super random, but Gigi and Serena have actually been friends for a while. The stars of the tennis world are in town for next week’s US Open, so it makes sense for these two to hang out while Serena is in New York. Does Gigi bringing Tyler along signal that they’re getting serious? Maybe, but Gigi has had friends present at a lot of these hangouts, so clearly it’s not a big thing for her to bring Tyler around her friends.
August 26th: Taylor Enters The Mix
There were initially rumors that Tyler and Gigi would make their first official appearance at the VMA red carpet, but Tyler was sadly a no-show. But later that night, Tyler showed up at the Republic Records after party, where he hung out with Gigi and her friends. According to an E! News source, Taylor Swift gave Tyler a big hug when he got there, and he and Gigi were seen kissing in the VIP area. The fact that Tyler is hanging around Taylor Swift really makes it seem like he’s been inducted into the inner circle, because you know she’s not hanging out with randos. The source is saying that Tyler and Gigi “have a strong connection but are definitely just testing the waters right now,” which sounds like a cryptic way of saying that they’ve only been dating for a month. I’m not expecting them to be married or something.
As you can see, it’s been a big month for Tyler and Gigi, and also for the escalation of my sleep problems. Thankfully, Bachelor In Paradise will be over in a few weeks, and maybe TyGi will also chill out a bit. But if they don’t, obviously this timeline will be updated accordingly. If all goes well, I’m looking forward to a fall of not thinking about the problematic children of Bachelor Nation, but let’s be real, the Kardashians will probably act up and ruin my season of peace just in time. There’s just no rest!
September 4th: Bella Follows Tyler
And just like that, it finally happened. With Gigi’s sister Bella Hadid following Tyler Cameron on Instagram, do we really need any more confirmation that they’re together? If he really met Yolanda a couple weeks ago, this basically means he’s in deep with the Hadid family, and I doubt Gigi would let him get close to everyone if this wasn’t turning into something legit. Honestly, it’s just rude that Gigi hasn’t introduced him to me yet. Well, technically I’ve met Tyler, so I guess it’s more rude that I haven’t met Gigi. Idk, I just want to be friends with them.
Also September 4th – Grandma’s Funeral
It makes sense that Bella finally followed Tyler on Insta, because he’s really part of the family now. Tyler was spotted with the entire Hadid family in the Netherlands at the funeral for Gigi’s grandma. It seems a little quick to bring Tyler as a date to the funeral, but Anwar Hadid also had his girlfriend of two months, Dua Lipa, with him. The whole crew look pretty happy in the paparazzi pics, so I’m glad they’re celebrating their grandmother’s life together. Tyler probably didn’t ever meet her, but I’m sure she would’ve loved him.
Images: themorningtoast, thebetchelor (2), bachelorteaspill, celebridadefanpage / Instagram
It’s a sad time for true love in BachelorNation, because it’s starting to look bleaker and bleaker for any chance of Hannah and Tyler ending up together. This is tough for all of us, and Chris Harrison will probably never believe in love again. Basically, Tyler Cameron and Gigi Hadid haven’t stopped hanging out in the last two weeks, and they took things to the next level with a weekend trip to upstate New York.
On Thursday, Tyler and Gigi were spotted together at a Starbucks in Lake George, New York, which is about four hours north of NYC. Really, the fact that they spent four hours together in a car is equivalent to being engaged in my mind, but maybe they took a helicopter or something fancy like that. Then, they were seen together at a liquor store, where Tyler was carrying a case of wine to the car. There was at least one other friend on the trip with them, but it’s pretty clear that Tyler and Gigi are a thing that’s happening.
Tyler cameron and Gigi Hadid pic.twitter.com/G97BZoFFms
— Enrique (@Henryballeste17) August 17, 2019
It’s pretty hilarious to see a picture of Gigi Hadid wearing her neon biker shorts at a liquor store in what is probably Trump country. Gigi’s outfit only looks appropriate for an approximately three-block stretch of Soho, so the locals in Lake George probably have no idea what is happening. Also, I’m not sure what kind of fugly patterned shorts Tyler is wearing, but I’d still drop literally everything to sleep with him.
In my life, if I was spending the weekend with someone upstate, it would be the result of months of planning and saving money, so it would basically mean we were about to get married. I obviously can’t relate to Gigi Hadid’s lifestyle, where she could probably purchase an entire town in upstate New York at the drop of a hat. In her world, a trip upstate is basically the most casual thing you could do.
Interestingly, the Elle article about Tyler and Gigi’s trip claims that “The two appear to be taking it slow,” which seems like the exact opposite of what’s happening. I mean, they’ve hung out at least five times in the last two weeks, including a literal vacation together. All of this has happened faster than I usually get a single text back, so there’s really no evidence that they’re taking anything slow. I don’t know if they’re in it for the long haul, but they seem pretty inseparable right now.
So what about that time literally four days ago, when Tyler was seen leaving his friend’s apartment with Andi Dorfman? It seems likely that they were just hanging out because of the event they’re doing together, because I don’t even know how he would have time to be seeing someone in addition to Gigi right now. Either way, Tyler is living his best life right now, and I don’t think that’s going to involve Hannah, or being the next Bachelor.
Clearly, Tyler is just enjoying himself right now, and why wouldn’t he? He has millions of Instagram followers, a hot maybe-girlfriend, and probably a lot more career opportunities than he did six months ago. Meanwhile, Hannah is going to be doing Dancing With The Stars, so I think they’ll both be just fine.
Images: Shutterstock; henryballeste17 / Twitter