Can we have some food?
Ever questioned Gigi Hadid’s Palestinian roots? All you have to do is look at what some of her favourite foods are.
During a Twitter Q&A running under the hashtag #askgigi, the supermodel answered some of her fans questions, which included what her favourite Palestinian dish is, to which she replied: “Kibbeh w labneh and tabbouleh or just simple eggs and zaatar breakfast.”
Kibbeh w labneh and tabbouleh ❤️❤️ or just a simple eggs and zaatar breakfast https://t.co/cbiKK7L657
— Gigi Hadid (@GiGiHadid) February 17, 2020
Gigi’s revelation caused a stir on Twitter, as some fans pointed out that dishes like ‘tabbouleh’ are actually part of Lebanese cuisine, not Palestinian. However, the 24-year-old shot back, saying: “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”
“I should also add that my family and I support many family owned Lebanese restaurants to enjoy the food we all love !!!!!”
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