“If you don’t want your pants pulled about, don’t become a model”. So says fashion behemoth, ‘Uncle’ Karl Lagerfeld, adding for good measure: “What shocks me most in all of this are the starlets who have taken 20 years to remember what happened.”
The implication? That he’s had enough of the #MeToo movement – and models just need to get over it.
Lagerfeld was probably referring to accusations towards British-born fashion stylist Karl Templer by models who, in February this year, accused him of ‘aggressively’ pulling down their pants without permission on shoots.
Templer, who has worked for the likes of Vogue, W magazine and the New York Times, denied the allegations in an open letter, writing:…