Gigi Hadid Only Gets Starstruck for Kobe Bryant

by W Magazine Team

Supermodel Gigi Hadid is a huge Lakers fan, and a huge fan of birthdays. So for her 13th birthday, her parents took her to a game — and she had purple and yellow braces to match for the occasion. When she finally met Kobe Bryant at a Taylor Swift show years later, she was speechless. In this wide-ranging interview with Lynn Hirschberg, Hadid discusses sports fandom, her first kiss, and her infamous runway walk.