Popular photographer Terry Richardson has the go-to camera lens for the stars but some lesser-known models who say they worked with the 48-year-old are calling him out for his alleged creep life.
Newstatesman did some digging and interviewed with various young ladies who have claimed to have had some inappropriate sexual encounters with Richardson.
The encounters are ranging from sexually innuendos to more deviant behavior such as Richardson stripping nude and playing with bloody tampons.
In a 2010 The Gloss article, ex-model Jamie Peck describes a shoot with Richardson where he asked her to remove her tampon so he could play with it. When she refused, he decided to get naked. “Before I could say “whoa, whoa, whoa!” dude was wearing only his tattoos and waggling the biggest d**k I'd ever seen dangerously close to my unclothed person”.
Then there's Canadian model Liskula Cohen, who walked off a Vogue shoot with Richardson after his requests got more and more explicit. The men joining her on the shoot were not models or actors, they were friends of Richardson. She told me that “he wanted me to be completely naked and pretend to give one of the men a blow job, while he was also naked”.
Cohen says that after she walked off set, she was replaced by another model who gave blow jobs to both men and “they apparently had no qualms ejaculating on her for Terry's images”.
Given his reputation for being a racy photographer, none of the reports should be too shocking to models on the come up but models such as Cohen don't want his bigger clients to continue to utilize his services.
Photo: Terry Richardson/Document Magazine