“Woking up hoping this was a nightmare. I really can’t believe it. ”With these words, Bella Hadid (25) spoke up via Instagram just a few hours after Virgil Abloh’s death. Particularly touching: In addition to countless photos of the two of them together, the catwalk beauty shared private messages in her Instagram story that she had exchanged with Abloh. The creative director of Louis Vuitton wrote in October: “You are an angel. Not from this earth. You walk through a door and we all smile. ”And further:“ You shine brightly and make the world a better place. I’ll still know you in 30 years and we’ll laugh at the last five. ”He also sent Bella heart emojis and wrote:“ The world is yours. I love you through and through! ”Conversely, Hadid also wrote her friend Virgil many warm messages. One shows that Abloh was in doubt. She wrote: “Nobody can ever take away the hours that you have invested in the culture and your character. Those idiots could never do what you did! “
Virgil Abloh died of cancer on Sunday at the age of only 41 (eXXpress reported). A rare heart tumor called cardiac angiosarcoma that he had battled since 2019. He leaves behind a wife and two children.