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Gigi Hadid Had Her Best Birthday At 13

Model Gigi Hadid’s favorite birthday was when she turned 13. The Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model went to a Los Angeles Lakers game with her parents and friends where she got to see her favorite player Kobe Bryant. Hadid wore a yellow and purple wig, her Kobe Bryant jersey, and even had a Kobe Bryant cake.

Released on 4/21/2017

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Director:

Gigi Hadid

Lynn Hirschberg

Transcript

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[Lynn] So tell me what your favorite birthday was.
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Not year, but event that you did on your birthday.
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I think it was my 13th birthday.
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I'm a huge Kobe Bryant Lakers fan
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and so for my 13th birthday my parents
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brought me and some friends to a Laker game
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and I got to wear a yellow and purple wig,
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my braces were yellow and purple,
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I had my whole Kobe uniform on
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that I wore to school all the time.
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I played basketball with the boys at lunch every day.
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And I had a Kobe Bryant cake.
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[Lynn] And did you meet him?
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I met Kobe last year at Taylor's show in L.A.,
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and I couldn't even talk.
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Taylor was like go over, say hi,
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and I'm like I'm literally sh myself.
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I can't, like Kobe Bryant's the only person,
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one of the only people that I get star struck around.
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But his whole family's so nice
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and his daughters and his wife are so sweet
01:04
and I don't get as nervous around them.
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So I usually talk to them,
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then I feel like I kind of know Kobe a little bit, yeah.