In today's Twitter news, Gigi Hadid shows some love and support to her part-Palestinian side. The high fashion model took to the social media platform to answer some of her fans questions in a little segment of '#askgigi', which, btw, we're starting a petition to become a regular occurance.
From asking about her next hair change to what she had for breakfast, the random questions came thick and fast. But one of our fave queries to the 24-year-old Hadid was 'favourite Palestinian food?'
She answers, "kibbeh w labneh and tabbouleh ❤️❤️ or just a simple eggs and zaatar breakfast."
They didn’t ask what your fav lebanese food was— Tiya (@_tiyasari) February 18, 2020
sis these are all lebanese dishes but we stan multiculturalism— Carol (@stuckinafrenzy) February 18, 2020
The Arabic dishes originate from both Lebanon and Palestine (depending which side of the debate you're own), but either way, it definitely made us hungry. And, tbh, whether you're Palestinian, Lebanese, Syrian or Jordanian, it doesn't really matter where the dishes originated from as each and every one of these cultures have shared this Levantine cuisine through the ages.
In other words, people on Twitter need to calm down.
Gigi gracefully let em' know:
To every1 saying all of these foods are Lebanese only, +. My dad was born in Palestine in ‘48, where his family lived for many generations before that & ate these foods their entire lives. B4 borders & ownership of land, the region’s dishes & ingredients were always the same— Gigi Hadid (@GiGiHadid) February 18, 2020
I should also add that my family and I support many family owned Lebanese restaurants to enjoy the food we all love !!!!!— Gigi Hadid (@GiGiHadid) February 18, 2020
This isn't the first time a Hadid has shown some love to their Arab side. Gigi's father, Mohamed Hadid, was born in Nazareth, Palestine in 1948 and is often very vocal about his patriotism.