Supermodel Gigi Hadid and her companion Leah Nicole McCarthy faced an unexpected turn of events at the Owen Roberts International Airport when they were reportedly arrested for possession of marijuana and associated paraphernalia during customs procedures.
Gigi Hadid’s representative swiftly responded to the situation, stating that the marijuana found in her luggage was legally purchased in NYC with a valid medical license. The representative also highlighted that medical use of marijuana has been legal in Grand Cayman since 2017. Hadid’s record remains unblemished, and she continued to enjoy her time on the island. Here is what the representative said, according to E!News, “Gigi was traveling with marijuana purchased legally in NYC with a medical license. It has also been legal for medical use in Grand Cayman since 2017. Her record remains clear and she enjoyed the rest of her time on the island.”
Gigi’s Reaction on Instagram
Addressing her recent arrest with a positive outlook, Gigi Hadid broke her silence on Instagram by sharing vibrant photos and videos from her beach vacation. Using a lyric from Taylor Swift’s song, she wrote, “All’s well that ends well,” implying that she remains unfazed by the incident. Throughout her Cayman Islands vacation, Gigi Hadid seemed undeterred by the recent events, delighting her followers with jaw-dropping bikini looks and sharing glimpses of her experiences, including revealing her new dragon tattoo on her upper thigh.
Legal Proceedings and Outcome
Following their arrest, Gigi Hadid and Leah Nicole McCarthy were taken into custody and later released on bail. During a court hearing, both pleaded guilty, resulting in a fine of $1,000 each for their charges of possession of weed and related utensils. Despite the momentary hiccup, Gigi Hadid continues to enjoy her vacation and showcase her carefree spirit, leaving fans mesmerized with her enchanting beach getaway.
Know More About Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid is an American supermodel and one of the most prominent figures in the fashion industry. Born on April 23, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, she comes from a family with a background in modeling and the entertainment industry. Very few people are aware that her original name is Jelena Noura Hadid.
Gigi Hadid began her modeling career at a young age and gained widespread recognition in the fashion world. She has graced the covers of numerous fashion magazines, including Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and many more. Hadid has walked the runway for renowned fashion designers and brands, becoming a sought-after name in the industry.
Gigi had been dating former One Direction singer Zayn Malik since 2015. Yet, their relationship was said to be on and off for around six years until they decided to part ways in 2021. Together, the couple has a daughter named Khai. As of now, the supermodel is linked to Titanic fame Leonardo DiCaprio. However, both of them have been tight-lipped about the same.