Gigi Hadid Apologises For Vogue Italia Cover Following Backlash

Gigi Hadid Apologises For Vogue Italia Cover Following Backlash
Laura Bracken
Laura Bracken

4 May 2018

Gigi Hadid appears on the latest edition of Vogue Italia, and she has faced some backlash for it. 

Once the cover was shared, fans took issue with the styling of Gigi, in particular, her heavily bronzed skin. 

 

Sneak Peek at our May Issue ⚡️ on Newsstands Friday May 4th! ⚡️ A story for #HighVoltage 🔌⚡️ power women ⚡️ @gigihadid in @dolcegabbana photographed by @stevenkleinstudio styled by @patti_wilson Full Credits 💡 Justin Martin @justin.e.martin @ Next Models NY #GigiHadid @ Img Editor in chief @efarneti Creative director @gb65 Hair by Ward @ward_hair @ The Wall Group Make-up Fulvia Farolfi @fulviafarolfi Manicurist Honey @honeynailz at Exposure NY casting Piergiorgio Del Moro @pg_dmcasting and Samuel Ellis Scheinman @samuel_ellis Production LOLA Production @lolaproduction Set Design Andrea Stanley @andrea_stanley_ @ Streeter's #dolce&gabbana #stevenklein #pattiwilson

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She has broken her silence, and has taken to social media to chat about the controversy surrounding the May issue, that was shot by Steven Klein. 

On her Instagram story, Gigi writes 'I want to address this for those who were offended by the editing/retouching/coloring of the cover. Please know that things would have been different if my control of the situation was different.'