Updated at 7:15 PM: Just hours later Lip sync battle معركة co-host Chrissy Teigen She broke her silence for a month after allegations of bullying from the former reality star Courtney Stodden, another high-profile reality television personality accused her of launching a coordinated campaign to destroy his career.
Michael Costello, which came in fourth place in the eighth season of escape project He was the second runner-up Project Runway All Stars In 2012, he posted a lengthy testimony on Instagram on Monday accusing Teigen of a years-long effort to destroy his career.
The designer said it all started when he was the victim of an internet hoax, attributed to him by racist comments. Teigen claims to have been publicly criticized by Twitter In 2014. When he reached out to him privately to try to clarify, Costello said, “She told me my career was over and all my doors would be closed from there. And boy, did she live up to her words.”
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Costello claims he started taking jobs he had already booked and that were cancelled. He says he then heard that threats from Teigen and a famous fashion designer named Monica Rose were behind the cancellation.
Costello has dressed the likes of Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, and Cardi B, and fashion designer Lou Irish helped design Lady Gaga’s dresses. american horror story Letter. Despite this success, he wrote on Instagram that he considered suicide as recently as last week due to an alleged Whisper campaign to destroy his career.
He wrote, “I stayed up all nights wanting to kill myself. I saw no point in living.”
But Costello says there has been a more direct assault by Teigen on his mental health. When he reached out to her privately to try to explain that he had mistakenly associated a racist tweet on social media that had been photoshopped, and told her that her public comment was adding more fuel to the fire, Costello claimed Teigen texted him directly: “Good! Racist people like you deserve it! Suffering and death.
The escape project The alum posted what he said were screenshots of this text exchange with Teigen.
Previously at 1:40 PM: Chrissy Teigen, the former Twitter queen of the sassy singer who once did as good as she got in 280 personalities runner With (then) President Donald Trump, she sounded a thoughtful tone in her first online post since May 12.
“It’s been a very humble few weeks,” Teigen began. post on average Which she also shared with more than 50 million followers on social media. She was referring to the fallout from the controversy surrounding old tweets that showed her bullying former reality star Courtney Stodden.
The Lip sync battle معركة The co-host went on to say that in the time that has elapsed since her last post, “I’ve been sitting in a pit of well-deserved global punishment, at last I’ve sat here and thought about what I’ve done.”
I’ve publicly apologized to one person, but there are others – and more than a few – that I need to tell them I’m sorry. I’m in the process of communicating privately with the people I’ve offended. It’s like my own version of this show, My Name is Earl! I understand that they may not want to talk to me. I don’t think I’d like to talk to me. (The real truth in all of this is how much I can’t stand confrontation.) But if they do, I’m here and I’ll listen to what they have to say, while I apologize through sighs.
There is simply no excuse for my past horrific tweets. My goals don’t deserve them. Nobody does. Many of them needed sympathy, kindness, understanding and support, not my meanness masquerading as casual humor.
I was an elf, full stop. I am very sorry.
Teigen further admitted that she was “insecure, immature and in a world where I thought I needed to impress strangers in order to be accepted.”
Teigen went on to say she has received treatment and “more treatment.”
It ended with:
“I ask you to allow me, as I promise to allow you, to own up to the mistakes of the past and to give me the opportunity to seek self-improvement and change.”