gigi hadid victoria's secret
photo: Reuters/Charles Platiau

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know it's T-12 days until the Victoria's Secret show. While many of the models have been posting #throwback photos, Gigi Hadid dropped some major news instead on Thursday. She suddenly announced she wouldn't be walking in this year's show, after all! 

"I'm so bummed I won't be able to make it to China this year," Hadid said, less than two weeks before the annual show.

It would've been Hadid's third appearance on the Victoria's Secret runway. Before making her debut on the world-famous runway in 2015, Hadid actually tried out twice. Now, just two years later, Hadid is absent from the catwalk. 

It's safe to say the news was polarizing, inspiring all sorts of reactions.

Not all were negative, as some fans were apparently heartbroken.

Like REALLY heartbroken.

Of course, Hadid not being in the show isn't EXACTLY a surprise — a video that came to light of her "mocking Asian people" got lots of heat earlier this year.

Hadid was the subject of INTENSE social media backlash when the video hit the web, with #GigiRacist and #GigistayoutofChina trending at the time. Hadid has since apologized for the video, but the damage was done. Many fans still didn't want her walking in the show, as it's taking place in Shanghai this year. 

Hadid didn't provide a reason as to why she's not walking in the show, but not many VS fans in China were welcoming her with open arms after this scandal.

Adding to the rumors is the fact that four models were denied visas to walk the show in China, according to Fashionista. Hadid didn't state that visa problems are the reason why she's not in the show, but it's another theory floating around. Either way, there's been a lot of drama surrounding this year's castings.

Although Hadid won't walk in the show, she'll still be pretty busy.

gigi hadid victoria's secret
photo: Splash News

Recently, the model received an award at Glamour's "Women of the Year" show, debuted another shoe collab with Stuart Weitzman, and celebrated her one-year anniversary with boyfriend Zayn Malik.

I guess there's always next year...