Bella Hadid is an American model who was born on October 9, 1996, in Washington, D.C.
She is the daughter of former model and interior designer Yolanda Hadid and real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid.
Throughout her career, she has made 29 appearances on international Vogue covers, and was named Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council in 2022.
Additionally, Hadid has walked for Givenchy, Tom Ford, Chanel and other high-profile fashion brands.
She has also starred in campaigns for Calvin Klein, Balmain, and Bulgari among others.
Hadid is a Dior beauty ambassador and has starred in a 10-part ‘behind the scenes’ web series on Dior.com.
However, recent reports showed that she was dropped as the ambassador and replaced with an Israeli model.
Where is Bella Hadid from?
While Hadid is an American national, her ethnicity is a combination of Palestinian and Dutch.
Her father, Mohamed Hadid, is a Palestinian-Jordanian real estate developer, while her mother, Yolanda Hadid, is a Dutch former model.
Hadid has been vocal about her Palestinian heritage and has attended Palestinian demonstrations in New York City.
She has also been an advocate for Palestine and has voiced her opinions about Palestinian culture.
Bella Hadid dropped from Dior campaign
According to multiple sources, Dior has reportedly replaced Hadid with Israeli model May Tager in their latest advertising campaign.
Hadid, who is of Palestinian descent, has been a vocal advocate for the Palestinian cause and a critic of Israeli policies.
Her outspoken support for Palestine, including her condemnation of Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, has made her a prominent figure in the ongoing debate.
This decision by Dior has sparked backlash on social media, with some calling for a boycott of the brand.
At the time of publishing this article, Dior has not officially commented on the reason behind their decision to replace Hadid with Tager.
However, many people speculate that the decision was made due to Bella Hadid’s outspoken support for Palestine and her criticism of Israel.
Hadid’s activism has made her a prominent figure in the ongoing debate, and some people believe that Dior’s decision to replace her with an Israeli model is a sign of the brand’s support for Israel.
However, it is important to note that Dior has not released an official statement regarding this change, leaving the public to wonder about the brand’s stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Bella Hadid career
Hadid began her modeling career at the age of 16 when she was discovered by a scouting agency.
In fall of 2014, she moved to New York City and began studying photography at the Parsons School of Design, signing to IMG shortly before.
She made her New York Fashion Week debut in the fall of 2014, walking for Desigual.
In the spring fashion weeks of 2015, Hadid walked for Tom Ford in Los Angeles, and walked in the amfAR 22nd Cinema Against AIDs Gala fashion show in May.
In the fall 2015 New York Fashion Week, she walked for Diane von Fürstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Jeremy Scott (she closed his show) and Marc Jacobs.
Hadid has walked for Givenchy, Tom Ford, Chanel, and other high-profile fashion brands.
She has also starred in campaigns for Calvin Klein, Balmain and Bulgari among others.
Until recently, Hadid was a Dior beauty ambassador and has starred in a 10-part ‘behind the scenes’ web series on Dior.com.
Hadid has also expressed interest in acting and has appeared in short films and music videos.
She has expressed interest in returning to school to take on Fashion Photography as a career once she is done modeling.
Hadid’s career has been marked by her striking beauty and her ability to secure top-tier fashion campaigns.
She has also used her platform to advocate for women’s empowerment and has been recognized for her contributions to the fashion industry.