As the controversy over the boss of the former modeling agency continues to grow, seven other models have come forward to blame Gerard Marie for sexual misconduct.
A French prosecutor revealed earlier this year that he was investigating allegations of rape, including minors, against one of the most powerful men in the fashion industry.
Later, in a case similar to the shame of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, nine women were reported to have alleged sexual misconduct against Marie, 70.
Currently, the other seven have not commented on these allegations and have shared a new account with a mogul who strongly denied previous accusations. This is said to have happened in the 1980s and 90s, including the rape of a model who was 15 at the time.
Painted with his ex-wife Linda Evangelista, Gerard Marie faces new claims from the model. It is not suggested that Evangelista was aware of such an incident, and last month she praised the “courage and strength” of a woman who accused her ex-husband of sexual misconduct and rape.
Former model Laurie Marsden, who is currently working as a psychotherapist in Australia, has been accused of being sexually assaulted by Marie in the French capital at the age of 19.
She worked for Marie’s agency called Paris Planning, but later merged with the Elite, who became President of the European Commission in the late 1990s and is one of the most famous in the world, including Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell. I acted as a representative of the person.
The Elite World Group has endeavored to stay away from past allegations of abuse.
Marsden claimed to have told the Guardian that after Marie had told her to be a star at a house party in 1982, she attacked her when she came out of the bathroom and pushed me into the bed in the next room.
She explained that his whole body weight was on her, claimed that he was touching her whole body, and when she told him to stop, he went on to get out of bed. He said he could only escape by twisting.
She then says her boss canceled El Magazine’s job in the pipeline. She claimed that this was a punishment for refusing his progress.
Another former top model, Resa Amua, claimed to have been harassed and sexually assaulted many times during her three years in the elite. Some even claimed that Marie grabbed her wrist and pressed it against the wall outside the Paris venue. Kneeling him in the crotch to escape. ..
She also claimed that he appeared in his apartment in the middle of the night and refused his request.
Former model Laurie Marsden, filmed in 2014 and currently working as a psychotherapist in Australia, claims to have been sexually assaulted by Marie in the French capital at the age of 19 and is a new victim. I will.
Resa Amua, filmed in 2007, claims to have been repeatedly harassed and sexually assaulted by Marie during her three years in the elite.
Emily Mott is another model who claims to have been attacked after helping Marie’s then-girlfriend Lina Evangelista move to his apartment.
A New York model claims that the mogul forced her to “kiss” her in bed and try to “brawl” her, but she “had the power to push him away.” I am grateful. “
It is not suggested that Evangelista was aware of such an incident, and last month she praised the “courage and strength” of a woman who accused her ex-husband of sexual misconduct and rape.
Fellow models Catherine Donaldson, Karen Howarth, Jennifer Perez and Serene Sikola have also argued against industry giants, who describe him as “Harvey Weinstein in the fashion industry.”
Donaldson added: “What he was doing was in clear sight.”
The Guardian reports that Marie did not respond to requests for comment on the new allegations, but his attorney previously stated that he was “extremely affected” by the accusation.
Seven more models accuse former agency boss Gerard Marie of sexual misconduct
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