I am proud to be a Muslim: Bella Hadid slams Trump's immigration ban

| Updated: Apr 05, 2017 18:02 IST

London [UK], April 05 (ANI): Since the time U.S. President Donald Trump has taken command over the White House, he has been a figure of controversy, specially his anti-Immigration stance caused a lot of uproar and continues to do so. Many celebrities have been vocal about the policy, with supermodel Bella Hadid as the latest one to criticize Trump administration, for the second time in less than three months. The 20 year-old-supermodel, recently in an interview with Porter Magazine told about her father's heritage and said that "she is proud to be a muslim," reports the Independent. Bella told the magazine, "He was always religious, and he always prayed with us. I am proud to be a Muslim." She also revealed that his father was a refugee and discussed his religion. "My dad was a refugee when he first came to America, so it's actually very close to home for my sister (Gigi Hadid) and brother and me." In January, the Hadid sisters were spotted carrying a sign saying, "We are all humans," as they joined the No Ban No Wall march in New York to oppose Trump's immigration policies. After the march, the American model said to a leading magazine that everyone "deserves respect and kindness." She shared, "We shouldn't treat people as if they don't deserve kindness just because of their ethnicities. It's just not right. And that message - to be compassionate whenever possible - that's so important to me." (ANI)