Ultra thirsty model Gigi Hadid revealed that her real named is ‘Jelena’, which is also the nickname or Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber. Gigi recently went cruising with Bieber, it’s not confirmed whether or not they had sex: ‘My real name is Jelena. According to my mom, I’m named after a little girl she met on a shoot in Capri. She and my grandma started calling me Gigi when I was in first grade. It just stuck.
You’re taking classes at The New School. What are you studying? Criminal psychology. When I tell people, they either say that they’re really surprised or that I’m in the perfect business for it, which is scary and a little sad. I’ve just always been interested in the topic. I’ve been watching crime shows like CSI since I was 3 years old.
Does being compared to Kate Upton intimidate you at all?
I wouldn’t say it intimidates me, exactly. It’s definitely a big pair of shoes to fill. I try not to think about it that way, though, because I want to make my own shoes. It’s an honor to even be mentioned in the same category as her.
You appear on your mom’s show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills every now and again. Would you ever do your own reality show?
I’m not interested in reality TV. I want to focus on modeling and get away from all that. I want to be known as a model, not a reality star.