Bella Hadid apologises for the ‘offensive’ photo she shared

Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid is under some serious fire, after she shared an image on social media that attracted a lot of criticism from the Arab community.

Still, for some people, it can be considered something absolutely normal!

The model shared an image, taken in an airport lounge, showing the sole of her boot raised towards a Saudi Arabian and Emirates aircraft, sitting somewhere in the distance.

In some culture, Bella Hadid’s gesture is considered an offence, as it implies that the person (or object) is lower than the dirt on the sole of a shoe.

Obviously, this is exactly what some people understood, but she eventually apologized.

“This was an honest mistake on an early morning…never, ever would I intentionally try to offend anyone like that, I am sorry,” she wrote on Twitter, shortly after deleting the image.