Four years ago, former model Jamie Peck wrote a firsthand account of her horrifying experience modeling for Terry Richardson (you may remember reading it; it's the one in which "Uncle Terry" asks to make tea out of the model's tampon before pressuring her into giving him a hand job). Following the Huffington Post's…
Terry Richardson, surrounded by male models, dropped his boxers and grabbed his penis on the set of a Diesel campaign he was apparently responsible for shooting. Naturally, pictures of this eventuality exist, and were posted by Diesel Mexico on Twitter. Richardson's propensity for getting suddenly naked at work has…
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The strange history of tampons — as sex aid, as metaphor, as the source of "tampon tea" — in the popular culture is a story of women's bodies, reality television, otherization, patriarchy, period sex, and, um, Prince Charles.
Given most fashion models start working in their mid-teens, Terry Richardson's alleged habit of sexually harassing the women he works with got me wondering what, if anything, is being done to protect high fashion's youngest and potentially most vulnerable workers.
"I don't like to exploit anybody. That's not my bag. Everyone has fun on my shoots," says fashion photographer Terry Richardson. But those who work with him continue to accuse him of sexual harassment, and they've told us their stories.
Terry Richardson's sexual tastes run to making tampon tea, being called "Uncle Terry," and hand jobs — at least according to one model who says the fashion photographer got naked on set and suggested that she touch his dick.