Chrissy Teigen’s private model has taken an enormous hit. Photograph / Getty Photographs
Chrissy Teigen has damaged her silence on the allegations of bullying made by clothier Michael Costello.Michael claimed this week that Chrissy tried to blacklist him from the style group, and shared screenshots of DMs that he alleged have been from her, though her group have insisted they have been photoshopped.And on Friday, Chrissy took to Twitter to handle the allegations, in addition to share a prolonged assertion from her representatives.Her tweet learn: “No thought what the f*** michael costello is doing.”He simply launched a press release the place he did not at ALL acknowledge how faux the dm’s have been, & now claims to have emails that do not exist.”So whereas he conjures these up (hopefully with somebody extra proficient in fakes this time), right here: (sic)” She then posted the assertion in a collection of images.”A part of the assertion learn: “Chrissy is totally shocked and upset by Michael Costello’s current assault, which incorporates fictional ‘screenshots’ from 2014 of supposed non-public messages that Chrissy didn’t ship. “pic.twitter.com/Ay8iSrF8mp— Michaelcostello (@mikecostello) June 18, 2021
In October 2014, she did submit a touch upon Mr Costello’s Instagram when he was publicly accused of creating a racist comment.After he denied the accusation, and claimed it was primarily based on a Photoshopped remark, Chrissy deleted the remark, as was reported on the time.”Chrissy has by no means conspired with anybody to hurt his profession.”The stylist he additionally attacked in his current feedback was not part of Chrissy’s group till 2016 and did nothing to hurt Mr Costello.”Chrissy’s representatives then insisted the “Lip Sync Battle” star “is not going to stand for anybody spreading false accusations” about her.They added: “Chrissy has acknowledged her previous conduct and the ache she has precipitated, however she is not going to stand for anybody spreading false accusations to additional demean her title and popularity.”Chrissy will proceed to do the work she must do to be one of the best individual she might be. She hopes Michael Costello can do the identical.”Chrissy has each proper to right the document and defend her title.”She just isn’t enthusiastic about making Mr Costello the goal of harassment or abuse from anybody claiming to help her. She hopes this could be a time of sincere reflection and therapeutic.”The mannequin’s group claimed earlier this week that Michael’s screenshots have been fabricated because of various inconsistencies, with examples together with a lacking tick subsequent to Chrissy’s title – which might date the posts as being from 2014, earlier than Instagram launched their verification programme – in a screenshot which featured purple and blue messages, regardless of the platform solely introducing that design final 12 months.The screenshots additionally confirmed a video chat icon, which Instagram launched in 2018, alongside a profile photograph that Chrissy had modified no later than 2016.