Yolanda Hadid denied the claims linking her to Jeffrey Epstein’s confidant Ghislaine Maxwell.
Yolanda Hadid was at her home and learned from her daughter, Gigi Hadid, that she had been linked to Gislaine Maxwell. A Dutch journalist named Henk Van Ess claimed that she even let Epstein’s pal hide in her place.
Yolanda denied association with Ghislaine Maxwell
In a series of tweets, Henk Van Ess detailed how he tracked Ghislaine Maxwell. He mentioned that she visited a doughnut shop near the Hadid’s property. He added that Maxwell was “friendly with the Hadid family.”
“Thanks to @NWOGaction here are some photos of the place #ghislanemaxwell near #doylestown probably stayed in – the farm of Dutch born Yolanda van den Herik, now called Yolanda Hadid,” Van Ess wrote in a now-deleted tweet.
Yolanda immediately responded and denied the claim.
“I do not know or have ever associated with Ghislaine- the first time I have heard about her or any of this was watching the documentary, like the rest of the world, on Netflix,” Yolanda wrote.
Yolanda said they discussed about Maxwell over dinner. However, she was among those who believed that Maxwell should have been in jail. Thus, she would never hide Maxwell in her property.
“So, I’m not sure how I have been brought into this narrative of yours, but I take these false claims very seriously. Please stop involving me. What that lady did is disturbing and she deserves to be in jail for a long time,” she added.
Gigi Hadid defends mom Yolanda
Gigi Hadid, who is staying with her mom in their farmhouse, also came to her mother’s defense. According to the model, she learned about the issue from her fans. They forwarded Van Ess’s tweets to her.
“My mom, clearly from her timeline, almost never uses the twitter app.. this was only brought to her attention by me bc fans were sending me your tweets. She wouldn’t have seen your tweets & can not go back in twitter mentions that far,” she wrote on Twitter.
Furthermore, Gigi confronted the journalist who claimed that he contacted Yolanda. According to the Victoria’s Secret Angel, in contrast to his claim, he didn’t email Yolanda before his tweets.
“In your tweet above you claim that you also emailed my mom- but the only email she has from you is from 5:11am EST this morning, so in your tweet, almost 24 hrs ago, claiming that you have contacted her, you had not yet even sent an email,” Hadid added.
Van Ess commented on Gigi’s post and said he only emailed Yolanda because she didn’t respond to his tweets immediately. He also said that he texted Yolanda. Again, Van Ess asked Gigi to confirm if Maxwell didn’t visit their farmhouse. However, Gigi didn’t respond.
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