Emily Ratajkowski desires to make one thing very clear: simply because she posts attractive pictures of herself on social media, doesn’t warrant others the appropriate to freely use her physique and pictures at their disposal.
On Thursday’s episode of High Low with EmRata, the mannequin revealed she’s had “extraordinarily brutal issues occur” to her that always leads to more cash going out than coming in. Amongst these was a nude photograph leak.
“[It] was one one of the traumatizing experiences of my life. I misplaced a patch of hair the week it occurred,” she mentioned on her podcast. Issues received so dangerous, Ratajkowski feared her budding performing profession would finish proper there.
“It was at some extent the place I actually wished to be a critical actress and everybody was telling me that I’d been photographed bare a lot that it was gonna be exhausting for folks to take me significantly,” she defined. “There was a whole lot of dialog that these pictures had been leaked deliberately, a whole lot of slut shaming.”
These “extraordinarily intimate” photos, EmRata mentioned, weren’t up for public consumption. There’s a motive she didn’t share them on Instagram, as a result of “they have been meant for somebody that I used to be in love with.”
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That’s simply the tip of the iceberg. Ratajkowski was a sufferer of the 2014 celeb iCloud hack and was pressured to herald a lawyer and tech crew to scrub her leaked photos from the internet. There have additionally been situations the place her physique was changed into an artwork with out her consent. She had no alternative however to buy the “artwork” herself.
Greater than as soon as, pictures of her have been revealed in books – and offered — with out her approval.
“I’ve had books of pictures of me offered with out my consent. I’ve had folks revenue off of my picture—often males—and I’ve received no lower off it, really a whole lot of the occasions it’s price me cash,” she revealed.
Whereas many, together with her podcast visitor Iggy Azalea, have turned to OnlyFans as a approach to management and monetize their photographs, EmRata mentioned the platform doesn’t essentially fall in keeping with her views on fashionable feminism. Nevertheless, she’s open to it.