Gigi Hadid Reveals She Was Diagnosed With Thyroid Disease
Zoe Saldana, Victoria Justice, Gina Rodriguez, and Nia Vardalos have the same autoimmune disease.
Amid her crazy successful career in modeling and beyond, has been coping with an illness.
"My metabolism actually changed like crazy this year. I have Hashimoto’s disease. It’s a thyroid disease," Hadid, 21, revealed at Reebok’s #PerfectNever event in New York City.
"It’s now been two years since taking the medication for it, so for the I didn’t want to lose any more weight,” she continued. “I just want to have muscles in the right place, and if my butt can get a little perkier, then that’s good."
, Victoria Justice, and Nia Vardalos also battle with the same autoimmune disease as Hadid.
The fashion It girl, who just nabbed the , credits bo for her toned physique. In addition, Hadid incorporates spontaneous exercises into her workout routines.
“I put a sticky note in my kitchen that just said ‘squats’ and every time I walked passed the squat sticky note I had to do 15 squats,” she also told the magazine. “It’s a good trick because you have to have integrity with yourself. No one else is watching but you’re like, ‘Okay, I have to do this for myself,’ which is important.”
In October 2015, Gigi’s mom , who has long been open about , revealed that daughter and son are also .
This originally appeared on People.com.