Life & Style has learned that supermodel Gigi Hadid armed herself with a stun gun after she was manhandled by a so-called “celebrity prankster” in Italy two months ago.
“The incident was a huge wake-up call for her,” a friend of Gigi reveals, “so she decided to take matters into her own hands.”
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The blonde beauty's mom, former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Hadid, approves of the idea. “Yolanda was the first one who called Gigi after the attack and told her to carry something to protect herself,” the pal shares. “Gigi told her she’d already ordered a stun gun.”
Gigi getting picked up by a "prankster" in Milan. (Photo Credit: Splash)
Of course, the 21-year-old model has made sure her new accessory is fashionable. “It’s really cute. It’s pink and looks like a cellphone,” says the friend. “She carries the stun gun in all her expensive Yves Saint Laurent and Chanel bags.”
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“She definitely feels better knowing that she can defend herself at any time,” adds the source.
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