Guess cofounder and CCO Paul Marciano has actually rejected Kate Upton‘s allegations of unwanted sexual advances.
According to TMZ, Marciano declares he has actually neither touched Upton nor been left alone with the 25- year-old supermodel.
“If she has a claim, there’s one place to tell the truth and that’s in court or to the police,” he informed the celeb news outlet.
Upton utilized to design for Guess; nevertheless, Marciano informed TMZ she would show up on set after late nights “looking terrible.” The style executive declared the brand name chose to cut ties with Upton which she’s utilizing this as reward, TMZ reports.
Upton tweeted unclear allegations about Marciano on Jan. 31.
“It’s disappointing that such an iconic women’s brand @GUESS is still empowering Paul Marciano as their creative director #metoo,” she composed.
The #MeToo hashtag began trending online after a series of claims of rape, sexual attack and harassment claims were made versus Harvey Weinstein Lots of people have actually because stepped forward and shared their own stories of abuse together with the hashtag.
Later that day, Upton supplied more information about her claims on Instagram.
“He shouldn’t be allowed to use his power in the industry to sexually and emotionally harass women #metoo,” she published.
TMZ overtook Upton on Wednesday and asked her about the posts.
“I’m excited to tell my whole story, but a walk to the car is not going to cover it,” she informed the celeb news outlet as she strolled to her lorry.
Upton likewise stated she believes this is a “huge problem.”
“I think a lot of people around them know about it need to speak out,” she informed TMZ.
She likewise stated there are “way more” cases like this.
E! News has actually connected to Guess and The Marciano Art Foundation however has actually been not able to reach Marciano for remark.