- Bella Hadid claimed that she was unable to get dressed up and go outside because of her mental health issues.
- The model revealed to WSJ Magazine that she has not had a stylist in the past two years and chooses what makes her happy.
- Hadid stated that the images of Hadid crying in November 2021 were what allowed her to. “speak my truth.”
Bella Hadid shared her struggle with mental health and how it had affected her ability to dress well.
In an interview with Lane Florsheim, WSJ Magazine, the 25-year old model stated that she has never used a personal stylist. “maybe two years now.”
“I was in such a weird place mentally that it was really complicated for me to get out of the house and put an outfit together, especially with the anxiety of [paparazzi] being outside and all that,”Florsheim was told by she.
She explained that it has been a learning process for her to accept that not everyone likes the way she dresses. “it doesn’t matter, because it’s my style.”
“When I leave the house in the morning, what I think about is: Does this make me happy? Do I feel good in this and do I feel comfortable?”Hadid added.
Beginning September 1 Hadid shared an Instagram postAnnouncement of her “braincare beverages”Kin Euphorics brand. The caption of the post detailed her. “unsustainable”How she got to work 13 hours per day and how it led to her turning to social drinking as a way of keeping up.
“I searched for holistic treatments that could help my chronic exhaustion.
“anxiety and stress,” she wrote in the caption.
Hadid opened up further about her mental ill healthOn November 9, Willow Smith posted an Instagram video of Willow Smith discussing anxiety concealment. She also included a series images of her crying.
In the caption, Hadid’s struggles were described in the post. “This is pretty much my everyday,”She wrote that at the time. “Social media is not real. For anyone struggling, please remember that.”
Hadid revealed to WSJ Magazine, that the series of photos consisted of images she would send back to her mom or doctor when she needed help. This was easier than sending a message via text because she was often unable express her feelings.
“I would just be in excruciating and debilitating mental and physical pain, and I didn’t know why. That was over the past three years,”She told the publication. She said that she uploaded candid photos to encourage others who feel the same.
“Even though on Instagram things look so beautiful, at the end of the day, we are all cut from the same cloth. I felt like it was just good for me to be able to speak my truth and at some point I wasn’t able to post nice pretty pictures anymore. I was over it,”She said.
She also shared with WSJ Magazine that she has better days and doesn’t feel as anxious as she used too. However, she said she can wake up and feel great. “the complete opposite.”
Hadid said that sharing her mental health information made her feel less alone because others reached out to her to share similar experiences. “Walking outside, being able to remember there are so many people going through things and have similar patterns to me, it makes me feel better.”
Insider asked for comment from representatives of Hadid, but they didn’t immediately respond.