The One Direction star escaped without serious injury during the run-in at Paris Fashion Week.
In 2021, the former One Direction member pleaded no contest to charges he harassed Yolanda Hadid and shoved her against a dresser.
The Love Like This singer shared his memories of the band during an interview on the Call Her Daddy podcast.
Rumours gathered pace after a gossip site noted how all five boys happened to have a break in their schedules around the time of James’ final show.
"I too was one of the children in the UK that relied on programs to ensure I was able to eat."
The pair were famously close friends during their One Direction days, but fell out after Zayn quit the band.
The singer recently made a string of claims about past tensions within One Direction.
The former One Direction star issued a statement on social media calling for privacy.
The 25-year-old welcomed Khai, her first child, in September at home.
It is the US model and One Direction star's first child together.