Emily Ratajkowski Says Robin Thicke Groped Her on ‘Blurred Lines’ Set
Emily Ratajkowski accuses Robin Thicke of groping her on the set of his music video “Blurred Strains” in an excerpt from the model’s upcoming information My Physique.
In step with the Sunday Cases of London (by means of New York Submit), Ratajkowski — who appears topless throughout the edited and unrated variations of the controversial seen — initially had no factors with the nudity the Diane Martel-directed video required. Nonetheless, points modified when Thicke “returned to the set barely drunk to shoot merely with me,” Ratajkowski writes.
“Out of the blue, out of nowhere, I felt the coolness and foreignness of a stranger’s palms cupping my bare breasts from behind. I instinctively moved away, making an attempt once more at Robin Thicke,” Ratajkowski writes.
“He smiled a goofy grin and stumbled backward, his eyes hid behind his sunglasses. My head turned to the darkness previous the set. Diane’s voice cracked as she yelled out to me, ‘Are you okay?’”
Rolling Stone can confirm that the alleged incident appears early in Ratajkowski’s information, in a chapter referred to as “Blurred Strains.” Representatives for Ratajkowski and Thicke didn’t immediately responded to Rolling Stone‘s request for comment.
“I pushed my chin forward and shrugged, avoiding eye contact, feeling the heat of humiliation pump by way of my physique,” Ratajkowski offers. “I didn’t react – most likely not, not like I should have.”
Chatting with the Sunday Cases of London, Martel moreover confirmed it handed off, telling the journal, “I keep in mind the second that he grabbed her breasts. One in each hand. He was standing behind her as that they had been every in profile. I screamed in my very aggressive Brooklyn voice, ‘What the fuck are you doing, that’s it!! The shoot is over!” Martel added that Thicke apologized after the incident, which the director said wouldn’t have occurred “had he been sober.”
In her information My Physique, out October nineteenth, Ratajkowski continues by saying that she didn’t level out the incident in interviews following the video’s success and previous because of she didn’t must think about the incident, and she or he moreover wished to protect the environment Martel cultivated on set with the other youthful fashions involved.
“Blurred Strains,” which Rolling Stone wrote in 2013 was “the Worst Track of This or Any Different Yr,” was moreover the principle goal of a protracted approved battle between Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. and the property of Marvin Gaye; the late singer’s family was in the long run awarded $5.3 million following a trial.
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