Why Gigi Hadid Is Planning A Month Long Social Media Break



Gigi Hadid is a busy career girl. From walking the VS show in Paris, to being the face of Maybelline, and, of course she has been on the cover of many Vogue issues. Like the beautiful shot above for Vogue Germany.

“I’m taking a month off social media, actually, during the New Year. I’m not deleting my account, I’m just taking the apps off my phone. It’s empowering – not just for people in the spotlight, [but] for everyone. At the end of the day, I’m choosing what I’m showing you.”

“A lot of the world feels so entitled to other peoples’ lives, which is so crazy. I’m going to take a break when I feel like it, and when I come back and share it with you, if you want to be supportive and still follow me, that’s great. But, if you’re going to be upset that I need to be human for a month, then maybe I don’t want your follow anyway.”

Lena Dunham agreed, saying: “Gigi and I were on the phone for hours talking about a social media incident, and we were talking about the fact that sometimes you just have to shut the computer down.”


Photo via Vogue Germany.

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