Bella Hadid shared photos of Gigi Hadid with her two-year-old daughter Khai in an Instagram post dedicated to her 28th birthday. One of the snaps showed the mother-daughter duo having the same hairstyles while outdoors. Another photo showed Khai sitting on her mom’s lap while having her makeup done.
The 26-year-old supermodel wrote, “Happy birthday to @gigihadid, my best friend, my confidant, my teacher, my logic, my most favorite chilling partner.” She also referred to her sister as “the gift that keeps on giving because you brought me my most favoritest gift in the world miss Khaibaloo.”
She continued, “Calm cool collected kind loving hard working angelic creative brilliant fun thoughtful PURE, the list of all of the reasons I love you could go on for days.”
Bella also explained why she wasn’t at Gigi’s birthday bash over the weekend at Walt Disney World. The celebration was attended by some of their close friends like Antoni Porowski of Queer Eye and makeup artist Patrick Ta.
She wrote, “I wish I could have felt better to celebrate you at Disney but I am always with you in spirit and your #1 cheerleader 365 days a year. I love you so much it hurts.”
Bella added some throwback pics when they were little. Gigi commented, “I LOVE YOU SO MUCH MY BELLOOONI.”
Gigi and ex-boyfriend Zayn Malik welcomed their first child together in September 2020. Bella instantly formed a bond with her niece and would often sleep at her sister’s place to spend time with Khai.
She told E! News during an interview in 2021, “I want to be with the baby and I want to wake up early and be there. I never knew that I could have this much joy in my life. She’s the biggest gift. Our family has changed in the best way for the better.”
She even joked, “Are there full time aunties out there?”
As for Gigi, she refers to Bella as her daughter’s “forever protector.”
She wrote on an Instagram post in October 2021, “She’s my baby sister but also a firecracker of a spiritual body guard. I have so much pride watching you take ownership of your growth and fulfillment, and I know everything that you have created for yourself will bring you the year of joy and light you deserve!!!!!!”