Gigi Hadid has landed in some legal trouble! The popular supermodel was recently arrested by customs officials after she was found with marijuana and drug paraphernalia in her luggage.
According to various media outlets, the American model was arrested by the authorities and then fined $1,000 after the Customs & Border Control agents found the drugs in her luggage. Read on to know more info about the whole matter.
Why did Gigi Hadid get arrested in the Cayman Islands?
According to the court documents obtained by People magazine, Gigi was recently arrested for drug possession. It has been reported that the authorities found marijuana and drug paraphernalia in her luggage after she arrived in the Cayman Islands last week with some of her friends on a private plane.
Hadid went on a girls trip to the tropical destination from the United States on July 10. Local media outlet Cayman Marl Road has mentioned that the customs officials found “ganja and utensils used for the consumption of ganja” in her luggage.
Similar items were also found in the luggage of Gigi’s close friend Leah Nicole McCarthy. Soon after, both the women were arrested by the authorities and taken to the Prisoner Detention Center.
Gigi and her friend Leah were released on bail and fined $1,000. The two of them also appeared in a Summary Court on July 12 where they both pleaded guilty. At the moment, the women are not facing any charges.
A representative for Hadid told People magazine, “Gigi was traveling with marijuana purchased legally in N.Y.C. with a Medical license. It has also been legal for medical use in Grand Cayman since 2017. Her record remains clear and she enjoyed the rest of her time on the island.”
Gigi Hadid is currently chilling in the Cayman Islands
Since the incident, Hadid and her friends have been having a good time in the Cayman Islands. They have been posting photos and videos from their relaxing vacation on social media.
On July 14, Gigi used her Instagram page to share her vacation photographs with her fans all over the world. At that time, she uploaded 2 bikini snaps of herself on her Instagram feed. In one of the pictures, she showed off a massive dragon tattoo on her leg. “mornin! 🐉,” she wrote in the caption of the Instagram post.
Gigi Hadid has seemingly responded to her arrest for drug possession
It looks like Gigi has responded to the reports about her arrest on charges of drug possession. On Tuesday, she took to her Instagram page and shared a series of photos and videos of herself from her vacation. She posted a series of sun-kissed pictures on her feed.
The caption of the Instagram post read, “All’s well that ends well🌅.” In the carousel of snaps shared on her Instagram page, she can be seen flaunting her toned figure in designer swimsuits.