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Gigi Hadid Responded To A Woman Criticizing Muslims After The Manhattan Truck Attack


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On Tuesday afternoon, a suspect identified as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov plowed into bicyclists and pedestrians in Lower Manhattan with a pickup truck. The horrific act of terror left eight people dead and over a dozen injured. A handwritten note was found in the car and according to the NYPD, it's been linked to ISIS.

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As many try to come to grips with the violent tragedy that occurred, several celebrities have expressed their feelings about it on social media:

NY, I love you so much. You are strong and full of everyday heroes and I love you. We'll get through today and tomorrow and the next one.

@Lin_Manuel / Via Twitter: @Lin_Manuel

My heart is broken. Sending prayers to all the victims who's lives were taken today in NYC

@zoesaldana / Via Twitter: @zoesaldana

Terror attack in NYC, not far from 9/11. Deepest condolences to the families of those murdered; and those involved who are scarred forever.

@BetteMidler / Via Twitter: @BetteMidler

Meanwhile, other responses caused celebrities to react. And that's exactly what Gigi Hadid did when she noticed someone criticizing Muslim women wearing hijabs.

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That someone was Laura Loomer, a right-wing political reporter and activist. Here's what she tweeted:

Muslims are out in full force at the scene of the NYC #ISIS attack today rubbing it in everyone's face. Aimlessly w…

@LauraLoomer / Via Twitter: @LauraLoomer

Followed by this tweet:

You'd think they'd have the decency to not walk around in hijabs @ cross street of the attack. But they don't. I bet they're loving this.

@LauraLoomer / Via Twitter: @LauraLoomer

And it didn't take long for the backlash to ensue, including this comment from the 22-year-old model.

Laura, I hate to give you the attention, but I need to tell you- You're a f**king moron.

@GiGiHadid / Via Twitter: @GiGiHadid

Soon after Gigi called her a "moron," Laura had this to say:

Every verified liberal in Hollywood & MSM is tweeting at me today. I guess I really pissed them off! 🤷🏼‍♀️. It's no…

@LauraLoomer / Via Twitter: @LauraLoomer

For those who don't know, Gigi is of half-Palestinian descent on her father Mohamed Hadid's side. She's also dating Zayn Malik, who is of Pakistani heritage and a Muslim.

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Gigi Hadid has yet to respond to Laura Loomer's reply.

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