Allison Holker is speaking out.
27.11.2022 - 04:01 / perezhilton.com
Finally, a celeb is speaking out about Balenciaga‘s controversial ad campaign.
As we previously reported, the fashion brand came under fire when the photos, shot by Gabriele Galimberti, featured children posing with teddy bears dressed in what appears to be bondage gear. Balenciaga apologized for the inappropriate images – but faced backlash again when upon closer inspection of other pics, social media users found the company included documents referring to Supreme Court child pornography laws. WTF! They then issue another apology on Instagram Stories, saying:
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Balenciaga has since filed a $25 million lawsuit against the production company North Six and set designer Nicholas De Jardins and his eponymous company – specifically for the inclusion of the legal docs from the Supreme Court’s decision on child pornography laws. According to The New York Post on Friday, the fashion giant said it intends “to seek redress for extensive damages defendants caused in connection with an advertising campaign Balenciaga hired them to produce.”
Balenciaga claims North Six and Nicholas included the images of the court docs without its knowledge, adding in the filing that it was “malevolent or, at the very least, extraordinarily reckless.” The court docs continued:
Hmm… It looks like the brand is just trying to avoid accountability for its errors.
Amid this scandal, it’s been disturbingly radio silent from many A-listers who associate with the brand. But now, a celebrity is saying something about the massive scandal – and no, it’s not Kim Kardashian. Bethenny Frankel, who is not one to hold back her opinions on any subject, took to TikTok on Saturday to
Allison Holker is speaking out.
Meghan Markle, 41, and Prince Harry, 38, are currently preparing for the long-awaited release of the final three episodes of their Netflix docuseries tomorrow, with the couple appearing to suggest more explosive claims.The Real Housewives of New York City star Bethenny Frankel, 52, has taken to TikTok to unleash her view on the already released episodes, claiming the royal couple are just using the opportunity to "money grab" while also calling the series "boring".The first half of the docuseries saw the couple open up about how they met and they shared intimate details about how their relationship blossomed.Harry and Meghan has so far become Netflix’s biggest documentary ever with more views in its first week than any other on the streaming service.The first three episodes recorded 81.55m viewing hours around the world in the week following its release.However, the Real Housewives star, having watched the first three episodes claimed she found them "boring".She said in a short TikTok video: "I found it a little bit boring. It didn’t hold my attention."I don't really understand the goal, because if it's to take down the monarchy - which are your in-laws - which it seems like is a major goal, don't take the names of this monarchy for your children and don't market the titles."It feels like a smash-and-grab job for money.
A royally mixed reaction. While stars including Howard Stern and Bethenny Frankel have criticized Harry & Meghan, other celebs like Maren Morris and Gayle King have praised Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as their polarizing docuseries makes waves.
Bethenny Frankel showed off her festive style on Monday as she donned a quirky ensemble to celebrate the run-up to Christmas.The reality television personality, 51 - who recently attended the Jingle Bell Ball with daughter Bryn, 12 - captioned the post 'When you love any excuse for a theme outfit… let it snow!'The often-outspoken and highly opinionated Frankel frolicked in the flurries wearing silver skin-tight pants, a grey chunky knit turtle-neck sweater, and a winter white mid-length coat. Let it snow: Bethenny Frankel, 52, shared a carousel of images in playful poses amidst her personal winter wonderland at homeShe had mittens anchored around her neck, a white faux fur trapper hat that covered her ears with fuzzy tassels, and snow boots with stylish fur embellishments.Ever the fashionista, she accessorized the luxurious cozy look with a classic black Chanel bag.
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Bethenny Frankel and daughter Bryn Hoppy were each other's date to iHeartRadio's 2022 Jingle Ball in New York City.The 52-year-old former Real Housewife looked hot in a black leather outfit while her daughter, 12, donned a red dress.It comes after the businesswoman's fiery and tense appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and Jeff Lewis. Cute! Bethenny Frankel and daughter Bryn Hoppy were each other's date to iHeartRadio's 2022 Jingle Ball in New York CityThe proud mom sweetly kissed her pre-teen on the cheek during one affectionate red carpet moment. Frankel, who founded and sold beverage line Skinny Girl Cocktails, took Bryn, her only child, along for the night of entertainment.
Bethenny Frankel the Skinnygirl mogul has unveiled her eyewatering 'rich b**** gift guide' for the festive season.The 52-year-old told Interview she has her eye on a jaw-dropping array of luxury treats, such as a $795 glass bong by Edie Parker x Paul Arnhold.'I would give this to anyone because it’s beautiful in and of itself,' said the former Real Housewife Of New York City. 'It’s fun for the whole family.' Busty bombshell: Bethenny Frankel the Skinnygirl mogul has unveiled her eyewatering 'rich b**** gift guide' for the festive seasonEven that item turns out to be near the cheap end of the list, which includes the $8,250 Kelly II Sellier mini Epsom calfskin bag by Hermès.'This is an iconic bag that is worth about seven times what you would pay for it in the store,' she said astonishingly.
Bethenny Frankel hinted that she received apologies from Jeff Lewis and Andy Cohen after a very fiery clash between the trio on Wednesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live. During the show the mogul, 52, branded Lewis, 52, 'bitter and angry' and also came for the show's host Andy Cohen, 54, after he called her 'hypocritical' for launching a Real Housewives podcast despite 'trashing' the franchise over the years.However, on Thursday Frankel shared a clip to her Instagram stories revealing she spoke to both men on the phone, adding, 'you've gotta accept people's apologies.' Apologies? Bethenny Frankel hinted that she received apologies from Andy Cohen and Jeff Lewis after a very fiery clash between the trio on Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday 'What a circus of emotions today. Had a phone call with Andy, had a phone call with Jeff Lewis,' she said at the beginning of the clip.
Bethenny Frankel is in no hurry to walk down the aisle a third time. The reality star, 52, explained on the Watch What Happens Live show Wednesday that she's happy as is with fiancé Paul Bernon, 45. 'I don't know when we'll get married, she maintained, 'I'm happily in a partnership and I love him so much but I don't want to plan a wedding.' No rush: Bethenny Frankel, 52, said she and fiancé Paul Bernon, 45, are in no rush to walk down the aisle The former Real Housewife of New York City was married for 11 years to ex Jason Hoppy, 52. The former couple married in 2010 and their relationship was documented in the reality show Bethenny Ever After. They share a daughter, Bryn, 12. The Skinny Girl mogul was married for a year from 1996 to 1997 to actor Peter Sussman. Bethenny and Paul, a movie and TV producer, met via a dating app in 2018. In love: The reality star, 52, explained on the Watch What Happens Live show with Andy Cohen Wednesday that 'I don't know when we'll get married. 'I'm happily in a partnership and I love him so much but I don't want to plan a wedding' The reality star met the TV and movie producer in 2018 via dating app.
Bethenny Frankel didn't hold back as she branded Jeff Lewis 'bitter and angry' during Wednesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live.The mogul, 52, also came for the show's host Andy Cohen after he called her 'hypocritical' for launching a Real Housewives podcast despite 'trashing' the franchise over the years.The awkward exchange kicked off when Andy insisted that he and Bethenny 'hash out' their feud on air. Fiery: Bethenny Frankel didn't hold back as she branded Jeff Lewis 'bitter and angry' during Wednesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live No holding back: The mogul, 52, also came for the show's host Andy Cohen after he called her 'hypocritical' for launching a Real Housewives podcast despite 'trashing' the franchise over the years'I thought it was kind of hypocritical of you [launch the podcast] because you have been trashing the Housewives publicly for the last three years, to now go deep on the housewives,' Andy explained.Bethenny's gripe was that Andy had decided to voice his opinion 'publicly' instead of 'privately.''What I said to you privately was, wow, I'm glad to see you are embracing the housewives,' Andy replied, with Bethenny firing back with, 'Which is not the same thing you said publicly' and that they had't spoken about the situation 'until now.' Andy clarified that his public criticism came as a result of him being 'surprised' and 'shocked' that Bethenny would host a Real Housewives podcast after 'trashing the show for three years.''No, I actually haven't been trashing the show,' she replied.
RHONJ star Jackie Goldschneider has slammed Bethenny Frankel for her successful lifestyle brand 'Skinnygirl.'Jackie, 46 - who has spoken openly about her struggles with eating disorders in the past - revealed her negative feelings around the thin-focused product line during PageSix's Virtual Reali-Tea podcast.'Bethenny has Skinnygirl, and I've got a very strong opinion on this one because I say, 'F*** marketing skinny,'' she expressed to hosts Evan Real and Danny Murphy. No holding back: RHONJ star Jackie Goldschneider has slammed Bethenny Frankel for her successful lifestyle brand 'Skinnygirl.' Jackie, 46 - who has spoken openly about her struggles with eating disorders in the past - revealed her negative feelings around the thin-focused product line during PageSix's Virtual Reali-Tea podcast; Jackie seen in OctoberJackie made direct reference to Bethenny's pre-made, low-calorie cocktails, which includes the iconic Skinnygirl Margarita that launched the brand in 2008.'I'm sick of f***ing marketing skinny.
Gabourey Sidibe and her husband Brandon Frankel were spotted for the first time after revealing they have been secretly married for the past year.The lovebirds displayed their wedding bands as they ran errands together on Monday.Gabourey, 39, wore a flouncy black mini skirt, white top, and sweater as she stopped by an AutoZone with her other half. Just the two of us! Gabourey Sidibe and her new husband Brandon Frankel were spotted for the first time after revealing they have been secretly married for the past yearShe concealed her complexion with a pair of fashionable frames and a face mask which she removed as she stepped outside.The Precious star was also spotted rocking two different pairs of shoes - orange trainers and knee-high boots.
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