We all know that Gigi is the daughter of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster, but for those who are unaware, Hadid's father is a Palestinian real estate developer Mohamed Hadid. The 2015 top model expressed her pride to be half-Palestinian and has “so much love” this holiday season.
The model has enjoyed a stellar 2015, rising through the ranks to become one of the most famous names in the industry. She’s relishing having some time off for the holiday season, and has been catching up with old friends. Gigi shared a special moment with fans on Wednesday 23rd of Dec’15 via her Instagram account, posting a photo of the hands of her and her friends covered in henna.
“It's so important to be with the families that raised you and the friends that were raised with yours. So much love in my heart this holiday season !!!!! (& before you go all "cultural appropriation" in my comments, check out the last name. Hadid. Half Palestinian & proud of it).” shutting down any negative comments about her temporary ink.