Mohamed Hadid is a name that one often comes across whenever a Hadid family news breaks the internet. Going by profession, he is one of the most renowned real estate experts and a property tycoon in the States but his name has also been closely related to numerous internal family gossip news pieces that float around from time to time. He is father to supermodels Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid, Anwar Hadid, Alana Hadid, and Marielle Hadid. By the virtue of his daughters and wife Yolanda Hadid being in a profession that calls for a lot of media attention, his personal life has also gone for a toss. In a recent interview with The Times, he opened up about what it’s like to be a father to the most famous names in the world.
What’s it like to be Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid’s father?
“People don’t look at me as Mohamed Hadid. They look at me as the father of Gigi and Bella and Anwar – and Alana and Marielle. the 71-year-old businessman told The Times. “It’s dangerous for me to be their father. I have to be very careful. Everything I do is a reflection on them. [People] use my kids as an instrument to harass me” said Mohamed Hadid. He further added, “Just being their father is a tremendous burden on me. They were my kids. Now I’m their father. It is what it is.”
Mohamed Hadid takes a jibe at the Kardashian family and how:
The Kardashian Family has been pretty public about their personal life. Unlike them, the Hadids prefer to keep it private. Commenting on the same, Mohamed Hadid said “We are not the Kardashians. We are actually much more private than people tend to think. We know the Kardashians as friends. Kendall [Jenner] is a great friend of my daughters and we have a lot of respect for what they do, and how they did it.”
He continued “they are good people and they created something so unusual that you have to commend them. But I don’t use my kids to enhance my career. I protect them. I watch over them. I don’t want to take them out on the street and take pictures with them. Would we ever do a show? No, I don’t think that will happen.”
Well, being a celebrity sure has its upsides but being under constant public eye is the biggest part and parcel that it brings along. It is commendable how honest and candid Mohamed Hadid has been about his experience as a father.
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