Did you catch that voice? Season 2 of Never Have I Ever was released on Netflix on Thursday, July 15, and fans were quick to realize that episode 3 is narrated by Gigi Hadid.
Originally, the third episode was narrated by Chrissy Teigen. While the episode was completely done — with Teigen’s voiceover included in early screeners sent to press — the recording was scrapped in June following the controversy surrounding the 35-year-old Bring the Funny judge.
Instead, Hadid, 26, voices the internal monologues and thoughts of Paxton Hall-Yoshida (played by Darren Barnet).“You may be asking yourself, Why is Gig-ers taking time out of her busy schedule to narrate the story of a 16-year-old old boy? Believe it or not, I relate to this kid,” she says at the start of the episode.
When scientists declare your face to be perfectly symmetrical, that’s all everyone thinks you have to offer the world. But we’ve got brains and feelings. Anyway, we have so much more going on inside. At least that’s true with me. Let’s see what happens with Paxton.”
In June, Netflix announced that the Chrissy’s Court star “decided to step away” from the show. The news came one month after Courtney Stodden claimed that Teigen had harassed them via Twitter. Shortly after the allegations, the supermodel apologized to the Celebrity Big Brother alum.