Supermodel and reality television star Gigi Hadid was arrested on July 10, 2023 along with a friend named Leah Nicole McCarthy in the Cayman Islands. The two were held for alleged possession of marijuana at the Owen Roberts International Airport by the authorities who checked her baggage.
Gigi and Leah were kept at the Prisoner Detention Center and later released on bail.
Here’s exactly what happened in Cayman Islands;
Gigi Hadid and Leah traveled via private airplane and landed at the Owen Roberts International Airport General Aviation Terminal on July 10. As per the rules, their luggage was checked and processed by a Customs and Border Control Officer.
Authorities found some items that could be used for cannabis consumption, and suspected the two friends were importing cannabis to their country. Hence, Gigi and Lead were arrested.
On July 12, 2023, Gigi and Leah were presented to the Summary Court, where they pleaded guilty during the hearing. They were let go with a fine of $1,000.
Is cannabis illegal in the Cayman Islands?
Since 2017, cannabis can be used in the Cayman Islands if prescribed medically for pain management, nausea arising out of chemotherapy, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and some other health issues.
Cannabis is also prescribed to canines who have been diagnosed with arthritis, cancer, or epilepsy. The recreational use of cannabis is not legal in the Cayman Islands. Also, cannabis is not allowed for those going out of the Cayman Islands or those coming into the country.
Q1:Does Gigi Hadid consume cannabis?
Gigi Hadid was once spotted walking with a weed pendant, which led to the suspicion that she may have been smoking weed sometime. The model had also attended a cannabis jewelry launch event in Beverly Hills in 2016. But she has never been spotted consuming cannabis.
Q2:How many children does Gigi Hadid have?
As of July 2023, Gigi Hadid has one daughter, Khai, who was born on September 19, 2020. The father of Khai is Gigi’s then boyfriend, the former One Direction singer Zayn Malik.
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