Photographer to the stars Terry Richardson has come under fire for allegedly fooling around with the models he snaps behind-the-camera.
The photog, who has been credited for the covers of esteemed publications such as Harper's Bazaar, GQ and Rolling Stone, addressed the accusations for the first time in an exclusive letter to Page Six.
“I chose to primarily ignore a cycle of Internet gossip and false accusations against me ... I felt that to dignify them with a response was a betrayal of my work and my character. When these allegations resurfaced over the past few months, they seemed especially vicious and distorted . . . becoming nothing more than an emotionally-charged witch hunt.”
“People have become comfortable concocting hate-filled and libelous tales ... In writing this, I make a humble attempt at correcting these rumors ... All that remain are the lies.”
The rumors sparked after anonymous sources shouted out Richardson for his alleged indecent behavior with models, while some runway stars like Jamie Peck and Charlotte Wheeler have gone public. Read the full report here.