Gigi Hadid Will Not Attend The Victoria's Fashion Show

19 November, 2017, 00:58 | Author: Evan Mason
  • Katy Perry won't be joining the Victoria's Secret gang in China

There may be no Gigi Hadid or Katy Perry, but Harry Styles will be taking to the Victoria's Secret stage.

"She was initially granted a visa to perform at the VS show in Shanghai, then Chinese officials changed their minds and yanked her visa", a source explained.

She was accused of donning a politically charged dress which was embellished with sunflowers during her performance in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. On Thursday it was reported that both the media and some of the models scheduled to attend the lingerie company's annual fashion show in Shanghai were canceling their trips after the Chinese government refused them visas. "Maroon 5 was banned a few years ago because one band member wished the Dalai Lama happy birthday on Twitter".

After the video was posted, the 22-year-old model wrote: "It hurts me to hurt anyone, and I want you all to know that it was never my intent to offend anyone through my actions and I sincerely apologise to those..." After months of speculation, and the sad news that Gigi Hadid is no longer taking part, the final line-up of Victoria's Secret models is here.

It was not immediately clear whether Hadid had been denied a visa.

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Sources told Page Six that Hadid, who was booked for the show back in August, was banned because of a February Instagram video - in which she held up a biscuit shaped like a Buddha and imitated the religious figure by squinting her eyes. We have more models than ever before - 55 representing 17 countries, and four world-class entertainers'.

As Page Six reports, VS models Julia Belyakova, Kate Grigorieva, and Irina Sharipova have also been denied entry to China and will not walk in Monday's show.

Page Six also noted that Adriana Lima is also having difficulties securing her visa due to a "diplomatic problem".

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