Bella Hadid, a Palestinian-American supermodel, confirmed her whereabouts in Qatar on her official Instagram account today, October 25, 2022.
In a recent Instagram image, she was sporting a red overall dress and a Palestinian keffiyeh (kufiya) headgear. She stated:
“I arrived in Doha and immediately went to the amazing new Palestine exhibition, “Labor of Love”.”
Visitors will embark on a discovery trip of tatreez embroidery as it is woven into the social, economic, and political fabric of Palestinian society throughout various historical eras when they visit “Embroidering Palestinian History.”
Bella continued: “This programme made me cry and made me even more proud of my lovely Palestinian roots and people. Both Palestine and Qatar have my undying love!”
Traveling exhibit from the Palestinian Museum, “Labour of Love: Embroidering Palestinian History Exhibition,” is on view at Katara Gallery 10 through January 28, 2023.
Bella has been outspoken in her support of the “Free Palestine” cause as the Israel-Palestine conflict intensifies. Bella’s father, Mohamed Hadid, was born in Palestine. Her Instagram account, which has 56 million followers as of this writing, has seen regular activity from her expressing words of solidarity for Palestinians.