- Its not everyday one gets to see celebrities talking about their faith
- Especially the very popular ones
- Or the ones based in America
Bella Hadid is a supermodel who is known all over the world. What most people do not know is that she is a Muslim and she is proud about it.
It is not the best of times for religion in America. Since Donald Trump came into office; many celebrities have been scared to speak about their faith but not Bella.
The 20-year-old model recently spoke to Porter magazine where she shared a bit about her father's history and speaks about her own faith for the first time.
"My dad was a refugee when he first came to America, so it's actually very close to home for my sister and brother and me," Hadid said in the interview. "He was always religious, and he always prayed with us. I am proud to be a Muslim."
Bella and Gigi's father is real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid, who was born in Palestine and lived in the Middle East before coming to America at age 14.
The sisters were seen together protesting President Donald Trump's Muslim ban in January 2017, holding a sign that said, "We are all Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, Atheists, Christians, Jews.
I come from a really diverse background. I've had incredible experiences all over the world… and I've learned that we're all just people, and we all deserve respect and kindness. We shouldn't treat people as if they don't deserve kindness just because of their ethnicities. And that message—to be compassionate whenever possible—that's so important to me. It's just not right," she also told Elle.
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