Yolanda Foster changes her name back to Hadid for her kids

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Yolanda Foster is keeping the last name of her first husband, Mohamed Hadid.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star split from her David Foster this past year and wants to now be a Hadid like her three children, Gigi, Bella and Anwar. "I talked about it with my kids," she told Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live on Tuesday. "I never dropped the name Hadid because I have three children by that last name. I asked the kids, 'Should Ii go back to van den Herik?' and they said, 'No. You're our mommy and we have the same last name.'"

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While Yolanda is ready to give up her second husband's last name, she says her battle with Lyme disease has kept her from getting back out into the dating scene. "I haven't tried it yet," the 52-year-old model admitted. "I'm still at home trying to get well."

Her daughters, however, are in very public relationships, with Gigi, 20, dating Zayn Malik, and Bella, 19, seeing The Weeknd. "It's their choice," she said. "As long as they treat my daughters with great respect and love them, it's all good for me."

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When ET spoke with Yolanda back in December, she had yet to be introduced to Gigi's beau. "I haven't met him yet," she shared. "Gigi's 20 years old, loving life, shopping like she should. I haven't met him yet, so I can't say anything about him."

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THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Yolanda H. Foster, Eileen Davidson -- (Photo by: Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Yolanda H. Foster, Eileen Davidson, Kim Richards, Brandi Glanville, Andy Cohen, Kyle Richards, Lisa Vanderpump, Lisa Rinna -- (Photo by: Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: (L-R) Yolanda Foster and Bella Hadid attend the French Connection Spring/Summer 2015 Collection Preview Party at Michelson Studio on November 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 05: Yolanda Hadid, producer/composer David Foster and Bella Hadid attend the David Foster Foundation Benefit Concert at Allstream Centre on December 5, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- Season: 4 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Joyce Giraud de Ohoven, Yolanda Foster, Brandi Glanville, Carlton Gebbia, Lisa Vanderpump -- (Photo by: Rodolfo Martinez/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Reunion' Episodes 420, 421, 422 -- Pictured: Yolanda H. Foster -- (Photo by: Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 05: (L-R) Yolanda Hadid, producer/composer David Foster, opera singer Andrea Bocelli and Bella Hadid attend the David Foster Foundation Benefit Concert at Allstream Centre on December 5, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
NEW YORK NY - NOVEMBER 04: Bella Hadid and Yolanda Foster sighting on November 4, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
Yolanda Hadid, musician/music producer David Foster and Bella Hadid arrive at the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education's 15th Grand Slam for Children benefit concert at the Wynn Las Vegas October 9, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event raises funds to help improve education for underserved youth in the Las Vegas community.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Model Yolanda H. Foster (L) and composer David Foster attend the 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party on March 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - FEBRUARY 08: TV personality Yolanda Foster arrives at the Family Equality Council's Annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner at The Globe Theatre on February 8, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Recording artist David Foster, Yolanda Foster, recording artist Smokey Robinson, and honoree Lucian Grainge attend the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 07: Yolanda Foster and her daughter, Gigi Hadid are seen on April 07, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 03: TV personalities Brandi Glanville and Yolanda H. Foster of 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' attend the 2013 Bravo Upfront at Pillars 37 Studios on April 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Yolanda Foster -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
GOLETA, CA - DECEMBER 06: Yolanda Foster and David Foster attend the 'Selma' and the Legends Who Paved the Way gala at Bacara Resort on December 6, 2014 in Goleta, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Yolanda Foster -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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At Tuesday's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue party in New York City, Gigi did open up to ET about the 23-year-old "Pillowtalk" singer, and what he thought of her sexy photos in the magazine."He obviously liked the pictures," she told ET's Jennifer Peros, referring to her new guy as her "special someone."

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