Emily Ratajkowski he is telling his story. In his new book, My body, the actress and model reportedly opens up about her experience filming Robin thickeThe music video for “Blurred Lines” in 2013, during which she was one of three half-naked models.
While the 33-year-old actress notes that she enjoyed filming with the women’s team, she explains that things changed when she was alone with the 44-year-old singer.
“Suddenly, out of nowhere, I felt the coldness and strangeness of a stranger’s hands cupping my bare breasts from behind,” supposedly Ratajkowski write on My body, which arrives at stands on November 9, according to the London Sunday Times. Instinctively I turned away and looked back at Robin Thicke. … He smiled a goofy grin and staggered back, his eyes hidden behind his sunglasses. My head turned to the darkness beyond the set. “
She adds that she was “desperate to minimize” the situation, so she simply “pushed my chin forward and shrugged, avoiding eye contact, feeling the heat of humiliation pump through my body.”
the Girl is gone star points out that the director of the video, Diane martel – who corroborated Ratajkowski’s claims about the sunday time in a story on Sunday October 3 – he yelled to ask if he was okay.
“I remember the moment when he grabbed her breasts,” Martel said, stating that the Masked singer The judge had been drinking and “sheepishly apologized” after the incident. “One in each hand. He was standing behind her as they were both in profile. “
Despite the number of women on set, that changed the whole mood, writes Ratajkowski.
“With that one gesture, Robin Thicke had reminded everyone on set that women weren’t in charge,” she shares. “He had no real power like the naked girl dancing in his music video. I was just the hired mannequin. “
The music video and song were met with backlash upon its release, despite the “Lost Without You” singer winning two Grammy nominations.
“We had no negative intentions when we made the record, when we made the video,” Thicke said during an interview with the New York Post in February. “But then he started a conversation that was necessary to have. And no matter what your intentions were when you wrote the song … people were being negatively affected by it. And I think now obviously the culture, the society has moved to a completely different place. You won’t see me making videos like that anymore! “
Pharrell Williams, who produced the song, later admitted that he is “embarrassed” by the success.
“My mind was opened to what was actually said in the song and how it could make someone feel. Although it was not the majority, it did not matter. I also cared what they felt, “said the 48-year-old rapper. saying GQ magazine in 2019. “I realized that we live in a chauvinistic culture in our country. … [I] I didn’t realize that some of my songs were adapted to that. “
Thicke did not immediately respond to Us weeklyRequest for comments.
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