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Gigi Hadid acknowledged that she is a nepo baby

"I Don’t Think I’m the Prettiest Person in the World", she said in a recent interview

Gigi Hadid acknowledged that she is a nepo baby I Don’t Think I’m the Prettiest Person in the World, she said in a recent interview

Nepo babies, i.e. children of famous mothers and fathers who have already made a career in showbiz, have always existed. And not only from the world of art or entertainment. But since New York Magazine dedicated one of its covers to them, talk about nepo babies has just exploded. Suddenly, those directly affected and the rest of the world have started discussing the pros and cons of this condition. Lily-Rose Depp spoke of a double-edged sword that definitely brings benefits, but also challenges such as the misconception that there is no talent or hard work behind her success, sparking outrage from Vittoria Ceretti'. The top Italian woman reminded the eldest daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis that not everyones path is paved by birthright and that not everyone has an address book full of contacts willing to at least give you a chance because of your family ties. Hailey Bieber, on the other hand, decided to speak her mind to the paparazzi in Los Angeles by wearing a T-shirt with the slogan "Nepo Baby", making a self-deprecating statement and a successful marketing move at the same time. Just when the hype seemed to be dying down and erupting into mockery of Brooklyn Beckham's qualities as a photographer on TikTok, Gigi Hadid decided to speak her mind on the sensitive issue.

In an interview with The Sunday Times, the model admitted: «Technically, I am a nepotism baby». She went on to say that «I’ve always acknowledged that I come from privilege», but she also wanted to clarify that her father and mother, real estate entrepreneur Mohamed Hadid and model and star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Yolanda Hadid, taught her from a young age that «just because you have parents who were successful, it doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t walk into the job being as nice and as hard-working as you can be». Finally, she joked about her looks, saying, «I don’t think I’m the prettiest person in the world». That’s why she has always worked diligently to prove she deserves her success, as she revealed to Vogue Australia in 2028: «There are so many girls who come [from] all over the world and work their asses off and send money home to their families like my mother did. I wanted to stand next to them backstage and for them to look at me and respect me and to know that it’s never about me trying to overshadow or take their place».