Zuhair Murad is dealing with fierce backlash for dressing Chrissy Teigen for a UNICEF gala in Italy amid the mannequin’s social media scandal, as critics slam the celeb designer for ‘supporting the bully.’
Teigen, 35, has been sporting Murad’s designs for years, and within the pictures shared on his eponymous model’s Instagram on Sunday, she is modeling a beaded caftan robe with feathers whereas posing along with her husband, John Legend.
‘Chrissy Teigen and her husband, displaying off her glittering look, wore a white beaded caftan robe with a plunging neckline and feathered hem from the #ZMCouture Spring 2021 Assortment on the #LVRxUNICEF gala in Capri, Italy,’ the label captioned the pictures.
Greater than 50,000 individuals favored the put up, however some followers have been outraged by the Lebanese designer’s alternative to decorate Teigen after it was revealed that she bullied Courtney Stodden and others on-line.
Drama: Designer Zuhair Murad (left) is dealing with backlash for dressing Chrissy Teigen (proper) amid her social media bullying scandal
Again within the highlight: Teigen, 35, wore a beaded caftan robe by Murad to a UNICEF gala she attended along with her husband, John Legend, in Capri, Italy, on Sunday
‘Chrissy will not be the correct alternative to your model,’ one particular person wrote, whereas one other added: ‘An enormous NO to bully Chrissy.’
‘Love your model, however supporting the bully will not be acceptable,’ another person agreed.
A lot of critics additionally threatened to ‘unfollow’ the designer over his determination to proceed to work with the cookbook creator.
‘Unfollowed, a model that helps bullies and individuals who inform youngsters to commit suicide has low ethical requirements,’ one Instagram person commented.
It is shameful, should you do not care about respect and psychological well being of individuals, I do not see a motive to respect your model, unfollow,’ another person defined.
Cannot miss ’em: Images of the mannequin sporting Zuhair Murad have been shared on the model’s Instagram account
Gushing: Teigen shared her love for the model on her personal Instagram account on Sunday
Not joyful: Critics accused the Lebanese designer of ‘supporting the bully’ and having ‘low ethical requirements’ whereas threatening to ‘unfollow’ his model
Others simply merely wrote: ‘Unfollow.’
Murad additionally dressed fashions Lais Ribeiro and Daniela De Jesus Cosio for the gala hosted by the luxurious retailer Luisa Through Roma in Capri to lift funds for the Italian arm of UNICEF.
Day by day Mail has reached out to Zuhair Murad for remark.
Teigen has been the goal of backlash for the reason that abusive tweets she despatched in 2011 resurfaced on-line, together with one which urged a then 16-year-old Stodden to kill themself.
Stodden, who got here out as nonbinary and makes use of they/them pronouns, lately claimed that Teigen has but to personally apologize for her actions. Nonetheless, Teigen instructed TMZ a couple of weeks in the past that she ‘reached out to’ Stodden through textual content.
Previous mates? Teigen has been sporting the Lebanese designer’s robes for years, together with the Oscars in 2015 (left) and 2017 (proper)
Wanting again: In January, she shared a photograph of herself modeling one in every of Murad’s crimson robes whereas at dwelling throughout the pandemic, writing the costume was ‘becoming for the nothing awards’
When Teigen was requested about Addison Rae dealing with backlash for introducing herself to Donald Trump at a UFC combat, she replied: ‘I’ve determined I am not getting concerned in anybody’s s**t ever once more.’
Lindsay Lohan was additionally the topic of an insensitive tweet by Teigen, who wrote in January 2011: ‘Lindsay provides a couple of extra slits to her wrists when she sees emma stone.’
Previous tweets from 2013 through which she described nine-year-old Oscar nominee Wallis as ‘cocky’ and referred to as Teen Mother star Farrah Abraham, then 21, a ‘whore’ have additionally resurfaced.
Designer Michael Costello accused Teigen and her stylist Monica Rose of blacklisting him from the trade, which spawned his personal suicidal ideations.
Controversy: Teigen has been the goal of backlash for the reason that abusive tweets she despatched to a then 16-year-old Courtney Stodden (pictured now) in 2011 resurfaced on-line
Yikes: Teigen shared an apology on Medium in June, her first time talking out after a number of bullying allegations got here to gentle
He claimed the pair went ‘out of their method to threaten individuals and types that in the event that they have been in any form or type related to me, they might not work with any of them.’
In the meantime, Cameroonian singer Dencia claimed that Teigen had pushed her twice on the 2016 Grammy Awards as a result of the Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit star thought her assistant had recorded her on his cellphone.
Teigen tried to proper a couple of of her wrongs with an apology shared to Medium in June — which was her first time talking out since taking a social media hiatus after a number of bullying allegations got here to gentle.
‘Hello all. It has been a VERY humbling few weeks,’ she wrote. ‘I do know I’ve been quiet, and lord is aware of you don’t need to hear about me, however I would like you to know I’ve been sitting in a gap of deserved international punishment, the final word “sit right here and take into consideration what you’ve accomplished.”
‘Not a day, not a single second has handed the place I haven’t felt the crushing weight of remorse for the issues I’ve stated prior to now.’