Kate Upton accuses Guess co-founder Paul Marciano of sexual misconduct
Taking to Twitter, the model accused the fashion giant of misusing his power and position.
Model Kate Upton has called out fashion giant and Guess co-founder Paul Marciano for sexual harassment in two #MeToo posts on social media.
Once the face of Guess, the model slammed the label's chief creative officer Marciano, 65, on Twitter on Wednesday.
The blonde bombshell took to Twitter to express her disappointment over the iconic women's fashion brand for empowering Marciano despite his alleged misconducts.
However, it did not just stop there.
She later took a screenshot of her post and a shared it on Instagram with a much more candid caption: “He shouldn’t be allowed to use his power in the industry to sexually and emotionally harass women #metoo.”
Upton, who got married to Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander in December, wasn't specific about the sexual harassment claims against Marciano. It is still unclear who the victim in her messages is and exact nature of the alleged misconduct.
The Sports Illustrated model's husband also re-tweeted her posts.
This new accusation is just the latest in an ongoing line of alleged victims and whistle-blowers stepping forward to call out alleged sexual predators and sexual harassers in industries across the spectrum.
Upton first became a celebrity spokesmodel for Guess in 2011, following in the footsteps of Claudia Schiffer and Cindy Crawford. Some of the most recent faces of Guess include Gigi Hadid, Hailey Baldwin, Camila Cabello and Jennifer Lopez.
Marciano co-founded Guess in 1981 and has served as its executive chairman and chief creative officer since August 2015.
Representatives for Guess and Marciano still haven't responded to the allegation.
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