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Gigi Hadid & Kendall Jenner Are Actually Related, For Real

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By Alyssa McCraw

They're literally among the highest-paid and most sought after models in the world, but Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner aren't jealous of each other. The longtime BBFs are often seen attached at the hip (even when they're not working).

24-year-old Jenner is once again about to be the out one out - that is, the one without a child. Hadid announced her pregnancy with boybander boyfriend Zayn Malik. She's reportedly around 20 weeks (5 months) along carrying their baby girl.

It turns out Jenner will share a deeper relationship with this kid than just the "cool aunt."

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BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 09: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS, SPECIAL RATES APPLY) Models Kendall Jenner (L) and Gigi Hadid attend the 2016 MTV Movie Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 9, 2016 in Burbank, California. MTV Movie Awards airs April 10, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage for MTV)
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In 2015, Hadid told Vanity Fair that "it's funny."

"Since we're best friends, we just want to be related. Like you know when you, like - in high school or middle school - you want your best friend to marry your sibling so you have the last name?"

"Well, that just happened with me and Kendall," she said, pausing to collect her own thoughts on the weird connections.

Hadid went on to explain that her mom, Yolanda Hadid, married a man named David Foster, "who was married to Linda [Thompson] Jenner, who is Bruce Jenner's ex-wife."

Gigi Fumbles Through The Family Tree

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02: Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid are seen in West Hollywood on June 02, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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"So we're related through divorced marriages," Hadid concluded her winding trail.

That's one way to put it! The interviewer asked to clarify if this means Hadid and Jenner "are ex-stepsisters?"

"We don't know. We're best friends."

If that was confusing (because it was), the top three video comments provided some alternatively-phrased suggestions.

"So her mom is married to Kendall's step mom's ex-husband so basically they're not related," one wrote.

Another shared "a simpler way of putting it would be 'my stepdad and Kendall's dad share the same ex.'"

Kendall's Version Is More En Vogue

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner attend the Balmain Aftershow Dinner as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016 on March 5, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images For Balmain)
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A full year later (in August 2016), Jenner took part in Vogue's '73 Questions' series. The magazine casually follows its celebrity subject around their home as they carry on everyday activities (with a 'Hollywood vibe'). One of Kenny's questions was to describe her familial relationship to Gigi in as few words as possible."

"So, her stepdad is my half-brother's stepdad. Ex-stepdad," she edited. "Does that make sense?"

That does sound like what the commenter on YouTube said - from Hadid's perspective - she could simply say her stepdad shares an ex with Jenner's dad. Right...?

'Beverly Hills Is So Weird'

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"So basically," one scholar added, "Linda Thompson dated Elvis for four years, broke up, then dated Bruce Jenner shortly after the Olympics in 1978, got married and became Linda Jenner and had Brody and Brandon Jenner."

"[They] got divorced, then Bruce married Kris [Jenner] and had Kendall and Kylie Jenner and became the Kardashian's stepdad."

"Linda went along to date David Foster and got married, then got divorced, and then David Foster married Yolanda Hadid who already had Gigi, Bella and Anwar [Hadid] with her ex-husband Mohammed Hadid.

"So at some point, Brody and Brandon Jenner were step-siblings to Erin Foster and are now step-siblings to Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Gigi's current stepsibling is Erin Foster."

"Beverly Hills is so weird."

If you want an even weirder twist: Kim Kardashian-West once revealed that her father, the late Robert Kardashian Sr., once dated Priscilla Presley, ex-wife of the King...

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