watch bella hadid and the weeknd in this bloody feminist revenge fantasy

Relationship goals.

by i-D Staff
09 December 2015, 7:13am

Real-life power couple, Bella Hadid and Abel Tesfaye, AKA The Weeknd team up in his lush new music video, which we're reading as a feminist epic. 

Bella stars as a dancer who's abused by a yakuza-affiliated client at her club, so she straight-up murders him. It inspires the rest of the girls to go HAM on their gross clients too. It's a vision an alternative world where women exact revenge on men who wrong them however they choose. While Bella and her girls are off slaying men left, right and centre, Abel just stands in the street getting rained on until he's abducted. Just as a gangster's about to end it all for The Weeknd, Bella saves her boo's life and they ride away into the night together. You should see it for yourself. 

Before they became an item, Abel asked Bella to model for the Beauty Behind the Madness cover art, but she said no. "My motive was literally to work with her," he told Rolling Stone and while the shoot never happened, it was how they ended up together. Now, a year later, Abel's original wish has come true. 

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