October 18, 2021
Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski ‘frustrated’ her account of Robin Thicke groping her during ‘Blurred Lines’ video shoot ‘leaked’

Emily Ratajkowski is not mincing phrases about an incident she says occurred on Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” music video shoot, however went public towards her will.

“What’s frustrating is I didn’t come out with it, it was leaked,” the 30-year-old entertainer informed Additional Monday night time at a CoinGeek New York occasion, after The Sunday Times reported {that a} passage from the star’s upcoming My Physique ebook contained an allegation that Thicke groped Ratajkowski during manufacturing of the video.

“It’s been hard for me, I really like to have control over my image, and I wrote this book of essays to share the whole story and all sides of it,” she continued. “I feel like it just turns into a clickbait frenzy, and all of a sudden words like ‘sexual assault’ and ‘allegations’ are getting thrown around rather than people reading the actual essay, so, again, I’m just looking forward to when people will be able to hear things in my own words.”

The Occasions indicated that Ratajkowski reportedly revealed that Thicke was “a little drunk” at one level during the shoot, and she or he later felt his arms “cupping my bare breasts from behind.”

“He smiled a goofy grin and stumbled backward, his eyes concealed behind his sunglasses. My head turned to the darkness beyond the set. [The director, Diane Martel’s] voice cracked as she yelled out to me, ‘Are you okay?'” the publication wrote. Martel informed the Occasions that she remembered the second, and screamed, “What the f— are you doing, that’s it! The shoot is over!”

“Blurred Lines” (which went No. 1 in the USA in 2013) has lengthy been criticized for its lyrics; Thicke repeatedly sings “I know you want it” within the music, and it is a line many have stated minimizes the significance of consent.

Thicke’s workforce hasn’t responded to EW’s inquiries about Ratajkowski’s allegations.

“I hope that people read the book, because everything that I talk about in it is about the evolution of my politics, and it’s not some big reveal, it’s not some crazy thing, it’s part of a larger essay,” Ratajkowski stated in her Additional interview. “I’m excited for people to hold nuance and understand that.”

In keeping with writer Macmillan’s official synopsis, My Physique is “a deeply honest investigation of what it means to be a woman and a commodity” by a set of private writings from the star.

Ratajkowski has been a vocal supporter of the #MeToo motion. In 2018, she and Amy Schumer have been amongst 300 folks detained at protests over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court docket nomination after he was accused of sexual assault. She additionally wrote “F— Harvey” on her arm whereas she walked the Uncut Gems crimson carpet in 2019, as regards to disgraced Hollywood mogul and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein.

Ratajkowski’s My Physique ebook is out on Nov. 9. Watch the star’s response to the “Blurred Lines” story leak above.