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Gigi Hadid Explains the Mechanics of Making Out with Zayn While Also Doing a Handstand

Photo: Mario Testino/Vogue

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Gigi Hadid and Zayn's Vogue shoot answered many questions about the celebrity couple: Do they look really, really pretty together? Yes! Have they ever made it to first base? Hehe, maybe ;). But there was one question that went unanswered: How did Gigi manage to seemingly defy the laws of physics whilst also making out with a pop star?

Because, really, look at this photo:

Gorgeous, right? But also totally mystifying! At first, it's easy to assume the image has simply been flipped onto its side, wherein Zayn would be actually standing upright, while Gigi would be lying on some sort of since-removed platform. But the bed's headboard renders this scenario impossible. So if she's really doing a handstand, how does one manage to hold the position when one's hands are on a doubtless very cushy, very expensive bed?

The answer: use the wall as a backboard, and do so with caution. The big reveal occurs around the 20-second mark, right after Gigi says, "I don't know if I can do a handstand."

Nothing in the video, however, is more true nor more important than when photographer Mario Testino laments, "How boring is it to be with a couple where they're kissing and you have nobody to kiss?" Indeed.