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Alexander Wang has been accused of sexually assaulting male and transgender fashions, together with allegedly drugging and groping them.
Wang’s accusers, who’ve principally hid their identities, went public with the allegations on social media on Monday (28Dec20).
A put up by trade watchdog S**t Mannequin Mgmt which went viral started, “Alexander Wang is an alleged sexual predator, many male fashions and trans fashions have come out and spoken in regards to the alleged sexual abuse that Alexander Wang has inflicted upon them.
“You will need to present your assist to those victims by unfollowing Alexander Wang and boycotting his clothes line.”
After which a number of nameless accounts adopted, sharing tales of alleged sexual misconduct along with his accusers claiming to have been given water laced with MDMA. Included within the put up was a clip by mannequin Owen Mooney who had earlier uploaded a TikTok video claiming he had been “touched up” by a “actually well-known” designer in 2017. Though Mooney didn’t initially title his alleged abuser, he later uploaded a follow-up video amid hypothesis from viewers the place he confirmed it was Wang.
In line with editors at WWD, Wang’s spokeswoman declined to touch upon Tuesday.
Nonetheless, trend advocacy group Mannequin Alliance issued an announcement on the identical day, supporting Wang’s accusers.
“We at Mannequin Alliance stand in solidarity with those that have shared accusations of sexual abuse by Alexander Wang,” the group acknowledged in an Instagram put up. “Let’s be clear: The style trade’s lack of transparency and accountability leaves all fashions susceptible to abuse, no matter their intercourse or gender identification.”
The star designer has lengthy been a favourite with celebrities together with Rihanna, Zoe Kravitz, Kylie Jenner, Woman Gaga, and Miley Cyrus.
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