Model Kate Upton, 25, has informed Time journal that Guess co-founder Paul Marciano, now 65, grabbed her breasts at a 2010 lingerie shoot when she was 18.
“After I pushed him away, he said: ‘I’m making sure they’re real’,” she recalled. The rebuff later led to her dismissal. “Someone had called my agency to say I had got fat.”
But she was employed once more although she mentioned Marciano was upset that she needed to convey her boyfriend to the shoot. He additionally fired a photographer who wouldn’t let Marciano keep in a room alone along with her.
A 12 months later, after Upton made the quilt of Sports Illustrated journal, Guess provided her US$400,000 for an additional marketing campaign.
“Paul began texting that he would make sure to be on set. He told me that I wasn’t allowed to bring my boyfriend,” Upton mentioned, including that she turned down the provide.