It appears Gigi Hadid one of the most famous angels at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in China will be unavailabe at the show.
Hadid’s decision not to attend the show came unaware to both fans and organizers. The show which takes place for the first time in China has other beautiful angels in attendance. She announced the news via her Twitter on Thursday as other models, including sister Bella Hadid, jetted to Shanghai.
Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show heads to China for the first time.
“Forever and ever and ever a dream come true to be asked back to the VS Show!!!”
Legion of questions is taking the space regarding her absence in the prestigious show but Hadid gave no clear reason. Some have speculated that the decision could be related to a Snapchat video Hadid posted earlier this year (that resurfaced this summer after her casting was announced). In the video, Hadid appeared to be mocking Asian facial features as she held a cookie to her face.
Even after apologizing on the Chinese social media website Weibo, she continued receiving backlash.The other angels will make their debut down the runway in Shanghai. The show will be broadcast in more than 190 countries on Nov. 28.
Meanwhile Gigi has won numerous awards including the International Model of the Year award (a category sister Bella and friend Kendall Jenner were also nominated in), an honor that’s previously been bestowed upon Kate Moss, Georgia May Jagger, and Cara Delevingne, and she couldn’t hold back the tears while accepting it.