Jourdan Dunn Reveals Son’s Sickle Cell Disease To i-D Magazine


Supermodel Jourdan Dunn has revealed that her young son has sickle cell disease. In the latest issue of i-D magazine, of which she covers with best friend Karlie Kloss, Dunn, 20, also talks about being a single mother. (Last year, her boyfriend of five years was arrested for cocaine possession and was expected to serve at least 3 years in jail.)

What’s the best thing about motherhood?
The unconditional love for you child, it’s truly amazing. I will always put Riley before anything else because I’m a mother first, everything else comes after.

What’s the hardest?
Riley has Sickle Cell disease, so the hardest thing is not knowing if Riley is just miserable or if he’s in pain and having a crisis.

Read the rest of Jourdan Dunn’s revealing interview at Hello Beautiful!