Yolanda Hadid has a strict diet and exercise regimen for herself, so it makes sense that she would pass this obsession on to her daughters. Viewers of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” thought her control over Gigi’s diet went too far, especially after her oldest daughter started taking modeling seriously.
At one point during the show, Yolanda prevents Gigi from eating a good slice of her own birthday cake and makes him take a tiny piece instead. “Gigi is responsible for her own diet, but being at her best weight is all about making the right choices,” the reality TV star explained to the camera, justifying her controlling attitude towards her daughter’s food. Another clip showed Gigi calling her mom and telling her she was feeling weak from hunger after only eating half an almond. “Take some almonds and chew them very well,” Yolanda advised.
She also warned Gigi about the modeling industry’s attitude towards weight, telling her that dieting was a necessary part of the job. “You can spend a night being bad. Then you have to go back to your diet,” Yolanda insisted. “Because you know, in Paris and Milan, they like girls who are a bit skinny. »
If you need help with an eating disorder or know someone who needs it, help is available. Visit the National Eating Disorders Association website or contact the NEDA Live Helpline at 1-800-931-2237. You can also receive 24/7 crisis support via text message (text NEDA to 741-741).