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DUBAI: Model Bella Hadid was spotted in New York’s Gramercy neighborhood over the weekend, strolling with actor and comedian Ramy Youssef, her close friend and creator of Hulu’s ‘Ramy’.

The Palestinian-Dutch model took to the streets in a sleeveless mustard yellow sweater, with baggy jeans and black boots completing the street-chic look. And Golden Globe winner Youssef was seen wearing Egyptian brand Okhtein’s Dome Shades, as spotted by Cairo Scene.

Earlier this year, Hadid announced that she would appear on the third season of Hulu’s introspective comedy “Ramy,” in an undefined guest role. The model will make her television debut in the series, based on the story of a first-generation American Muslim living in New Jersey.

“Best cast, best team, best show honored and excited. yallaaaa @ramy if you haven’t watched the first two seasons.. go for it. run. now. love you,” she captioned the post. ‘announcement.

The show follows Ramy (played by Youssef), the son of Muslim immigrants living in New Jersey, as he navigates a life torn between faith, community, and new age ideals.

Last month, Bella supported her half-sister Alana Hadid at her fashion line La Détresse’s summer collection party, held in New York City.

Hadid went the extra mile by wearing a La Detresse ensemble for the celebration. The 25-year-old model was seen in an eye-catching acid wash t-shirt and matching bike shorts, teamed with a leather snakeskin jacket. Over-the-knee boots, layered necklaces and golden hoops complete the look. Alana wore a similar coordinated outfit, donning an oversized t-shirt with cowboy boots.

The siblings were joined by Emily Perlstein, who founded La Detresse with Alana in 2017, the fruit of a shared obsession with creating the perfect denim jacket. Over the years, the duo produced a line of denim and knitwear in Los Angeles.

Bella has also always expressed her support for Palestine and its creators. She uses her social media accounts to show her support for the diaspora and raise awareness of the violence perpetrated against Palestinians.

Last year, she joined demonstrations in New York to protest Israeli attacks on Palestinians living in Gaza.

She frequently calls out Instagram for “shadow banning” her Palestine-related posts. “Aren’t we allowed to be Palestinian on Instagram? To me that’s bullying,” she previously wrote on Instagram. “I am proud to be Palestinian.


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