Real Housewives star Yolanda Foster's Bella Hadid was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) after she almost bumped into a patrol car of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on early Tuesday morning.
According to a report from TMZ, the 17-year old aspiring model was driving across Pacific Coast Highway around 4 o'clock in the morning when she reportedly blew through a stop sign and almost collided with the police car.
The deputy officer smelled the strong odor of alcohol when Hadid was pulled over. She was immediately tested for alcohol level and the results revealed .43 which was twice the legal alcohol limit. But according to the California law, minors are prohibited from having any alcohol percentage in their body while driving.
To make matters worse, TMZ further reported that the Elle France model was also driving with a suspended driver's license.
Within the day of her arrest, Hadid was released to the care of his stepfather David Foster.
Fans who have learned the news of her arrest immediately expressed their emotions on the social media Twitter. One fan @Bravolicious22 posted: "Awww this is sad. If she's only 17 what was she doing out at 4 a.m. anyway?" Another user @mohiclaire focused on the brighter side of Bella Hadid's situation and stated: "Good thing she didn't kill anyone." Still another user @rockpaperbeauty even gave an advice and posted: "Don't risk your teens driving drunk. Call @uber when they party till 4am."
In an article from Wet Paint, Bella Hadid was described as one of the Beverly Hills of Atlanta breakout stars. She was seen on the show riding horses as she is an accomplished nationally ranked equestrian.
The teen model was the second of three siblings from Yolanda Foster who was also a former model and ex-husband Mohamed Hadid who was a famous Iraqi politician. The couple divorced in 2003.She has an older sister Gigi Hadid who is also a prominent swimsuit model. She also has a 15-year old younger brother Anwar Hadid.
Apart from posing for Elle France, Bella Hadid is also engaged into clothing business. She has a line of jeans and jackets under the brand Robert Riley's.
Read the tweets below:
Awww this is sad. If she's only 17 what was she doing out at 4 a.m. anyway http://t.co/GuBCZAoqq8
— Bravolicious (@Bravolicious22) July 22, 2014