Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid lost their grandmother Ans van den Herik to cancer at the age of seventy-eight. The girls shared a close bond with their grandmother whom they lovingly called Oma. Gigi’s grandmother, whom she lovingly called Oma, battled cancer six times in her life. The Hadid girls shared pictures with her grandmother who recently lost her life to cancer.
Gigi Hadid penned down an emotional post along with photos with Oma
An emotional Gigi Hadid shared photos with her grandmother both from her own childhood and adult life. In her childhood pictures, Gig’s grandmother can be seen holding the baby Gigi. In one picture, Gigi is dressed up as an angel while in the other picture she is wearing a blue frock. Gigi also shared pictures from her adulthood where both are standing near a horse stable which shows their mutual love for the horses. Gigi Hadid penned down an emotional post for her grandmother saying that although she passed away she will always guide them all through life. ‘OUR QUEEN ANGEL fought cancer six times in her life with courage, strength, and grace while being the greatest mother and grandmother. She is an honorable guide we will carry with us forever. We love you more than words, our beautiful wonderful Oma.’
Bella Hadid shared photos from the past and present
Sister Bella Hadid also shared an emotional post along with pictures for their grandmother. In the childhood post, Bella could be seen sleeping in the arms of her grandmother while in the video she was holding her hands sitting in a private jet. ‘Our beautiful Oma has been laid to rest peacefully. Finally able to be without pain...My spirit animal, idol, twin. I am so grateful for the backbone that was built by her, and for giving birth to my best friend and my everything @yolanda.hadidShe taught me so much about strength, humor, grace, attitude, love...I Can’t think about never being able to hug her again. But I do like to think that she is flying high with our Opa, happy, in heaven.. We feel you all around us ... Rest In Peace Queen VDH’
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Our beautiful Oma has been laid to rest peacefully. Finally able to be without pain...My spirit animal, idol, twin. I am so grateful for the backbone that was built by her, and for giving birth to my best friend and my everything @yolanda.hadid She taught me so much about strength, humor, grace, attitude, love...I Can’t think about never being able to hug her again. But I do like to think that she is flying high with our Opa, happy, in heaven.. We feel you all around us ... Rest In Peace Queen VDH.
Yolanda Hadid mourns over the loss of her mother
Their mother Yolanda Hadid was in deep grief for losing her mother. Yolanda Hadid is a former reality show ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star. She shared a photo from her younger days which showed that the top model Gigi and Bella got their good looks from their grandmother. Olanda called her mother her guardian angel.
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RIP my guardian angel Mama, Thank you for loving me the way the way that you did and for making me the woman that I am today. On angel wings you were taken away, but in my heart you will always stay..... I can not imagine this life without you but I pray that I will hear you whisper in the tallest trees and feel your love in the gentle breeze... When I miss you the most, our beautiful memories will hold you close... Our Love is eternal and you will always be with me and i will always be with you beyond the bounds of this realm Rest In Peace my beautiful mama, I will honor you for the rest of my days..... Until we meet again, I LOVE YOU Yolanda
Anwar Hadid also shared a photo and post
Brother Anwar Hadid also shared a photo with Oma on her bed.
Friends and fans shared the grief
Hadid family’s friends and followers shared her grief on social media.
‘Condolences to your family.’
‘Send you and your family lots of love and strength! Stay strong.’
‘Be strong gorgeous, the memories u made will always there just as much as she will be, her love and spirit lays with u and will never leave u’
'Thinking about you my G and your fam. she was amazing.'
'Sorry for your loss Gigi.'
Gigi and Bella Hadid, the supermodels, were born to the Palestinian real estate developer Mohamed Hadid and his former model and Dutch actress wife Yolanda Hadid. They were born and raised in Los Angeles. While Gigi is the elder one, she has two younger siblings Bella and Anwar Hadid. All siblings are known for their unconventional good looks and are associated with the fashion industry like their mother Yolanda Hadid in the past.