Everything she’s said about her illness, and how she treats it.
Like her mother Yolanda Hadid, supermodel Bella Hadid has Lyme disease — a tick-borne illness that leads to exhaustion, joint pain, and fatigue (among other symptoms). Here’s what we know about Bella’s experience living with Lyme disease.
Yolanda Revealed That Bella Had Lyme Disease During an Episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
The moment came with a lot of drama: Yolanda’s castmates were less than kind about her own struggle with Lyme disease, and they questioned whether or not Bella and her brother Anwar were truly suffering from it, too.
“Bella was diagnosed with Lyme disease and co-infections about three years ago,” explained Yolanda during the episode. “And Anwar shortly six months after that.”
Real Housewives mainstay Lisasparked drama when she implied that Bella’s father Mohamed Hadid had told her that his children were fine — the not-so-subtle implication being that Yolanda wasn’t telling the truth about Bella and Anwar’s diagnoses.
Mohamad ended up issuing a“I can only imagine that my response to a question asking how my kids are doing with ‘fine’ was misconstrued. I have too much respect for all five of my children to speak about them publicly … in a restaurant or otherwise. I won’t speak further on something that should now be put to rest.”