Bella, Gigi and Yolanda Hadid Held In Paris Restaurant Amid Roman Polanski Protests

The Hadid family were forced to stay in the building for three hours.


by Daisy Jordan |
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Gigi, Bella and Yolanda Hadid were held in a Paris restaurant for 'three hours' amid protests in the French capital.

Zayn Malik's other halfand her mother were reportedly eating in the César restaurant, before being joined by Bella as police attempted to contain protests going on in the streets.

While they were in Paris for Fashion Week, the Cesar awards were also taking place that evening and protesters were gathering after French director Roman Polanski won three awards at the ceremony.

The Once Upon A Time In Hollywood director has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman when she was 15.

Polanski was also accused of raping Samantha Gailey in 1977 when she was 13 years old, and despite pleading guilty to the offence, he fled the US to avoid prison and has not been back since.

British actress Charlotte Lewis then held a press conference in 2010, in which she said Polanski 'forced himself' on her in his apartment in Paris, France in 1983.

However the recent accusations against the director didn't prevent him from being nominated for 12 awards at the Cesar's - often dubbed the French Oscars.

Polanski chose not to attend the awards amid controversy at his nominations, claiming he feared for his and his family's safety.

Meanwhile Yolanda, Bella and Gigi were in France for Paris Fashion Week, where the trio walked in the Off White catwalk show.

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