The Guy Who Attacked Gigi Hadid Had a Truly Insane Reason for Doing So

This is just so off base.

ICYMI, Gigi Hadid is a total badass. Despite being surrounded by security, the supermodel took it upon herself to elbow a man who attacked her on the streets of Milan. The man in question? Celebrity "prankster" Vitalii Sediuk, who was called out for his behavior and issued a very...uh...iffy explanation.

Basically, Sediuk doesn't think Gigi Hadid is "high fashion" enough, and therefore felt he had the right to grab her from behind while she was minding her own business.

"While I consider Gigi Hadid beautiful, she and her friend Kendall Jenner, have nothing to do with high fashion," Sediuk wrote in an Instagram post. "By doing this I encourage fashion industry to put true talents on the runway and Vogue covers instead of well-connected cute girls from Instagram."

Gigi's attacker went on to say that his actions were a "protest" and had some less-than-kind words for the Kardashians.

Look, everyone is entitled to their opinion about the fashion industry. That's what Twitter is for. But no one has the right to touch, grab, or attack another human being. That's not a protest. It's simply a gross overstepping of boundaries.

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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.