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Gigi Hadid got tips from Naomi Campbell

Gigi Hadid got tips from Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell helped Gigi Hadid embrace her "weird" walk.

The 20-year-old model had a confidence boost before she appeared in the prestigious Victoria's Secret fashion show in December after the British supermodel gave her a "terrifying" masterclass in catwalk skills.

Gigi said: "I was with Naomi a couple of weeks before the VS show.

"She said, 'Don't apologise, don't do it. You are perfect the way you are. Everyone said my walk was weird too.'

"I go to her hotel and we end up practising walking in the hallway of the hotel. Italian families are coming out to watch and she's like, 'Don't look at them, keep walking, they're your audience.'

"The elevator would open and the waiter would come out - 'Don't look at him, he's your audience, do a spin and keep going.'

"It was terrifying, walking in front of this Italian grandmother and her kid.

"After getting a lot of different opinions about my past Fashion Week I went into the VS show thinking, 'Yeah. Maybe I am different,' but I have heard Naomi saying, 'Bitch better have my money' after I walked for her.

"So it's going to be fine. If people don't like how I walk then they don't have to watch."

And Gigi is also supported by her "fashion mothers", who include Carine Roitfeld, Donatella Versace, and Diane von Furstenberg.

She added in an interview with Love magazine: "You start to listen to the negativity and Diane was someone who was like, 'I love your walk'. I was like, if Diane like it, then whatever."