Kim Kardashian is reducing ties with private photographer Marcus Hyde after he was accused of predatory conduct towards fashions on Instagram.
The photographer, who has traveled the world with the truth TV star and her household ― most just lately documenting a KarJenner journey to Bali ― allegedly solicited nude pics from aspiring fashions in alternate for photoshoots.
On Sunday, mannequin Sunnaya Nash shared a number of screenshots of simply such an Instagram direct message dialog with Hyde, which was initially reported by Instagram account Weight loss plan Prada. Within the alleged alternate, Hyde asks Nash for nude images after she responds to his advert looking for fashions to shoot.
Kardashian mentioned she was “deeply shocked” to study concerning the accusations by Nash and others.
“I have been reading all of the messages and stories from women regarding inappropriate and inexcusable behavior of a photographer that I have worked with in the past,” Kardashian wrote on her Instagram Tales on Tuesday. “My own experiences have always been professional, and I am deeply shocked, saddened and disappointed to learn that other women have had very different experiences.”
She continued, “I stand in full support of every woman’s right to not be harassed, asked or pressured to do anything they are not comfortable with. We cannot allow this type of behavior to go unnoticed and I applaud those who speak out.”
Hyde has additionally labored with stars like Probability the Rapper, Infantile Gambino, Jhene Aiko, Bella Thorne and Ariana Grande, who has additionally now distanced herself from him.
In Hyde’s alleged dialog with Nash, he mentioned he’d cost her $2,000 for a capturing session until she shared nude images with him first.
“Gotta see if your worth it,” he wrote after she expressed discomfort with such an association.
After laughing at his proposal, she wrote, “Miss me with that shit boo,” including “Yeah, you wack.”
“Find someone else,” Hyde responded. “Ill keep shooting celebs.”
Nash later made the screenshots of their alternate public. Hyde lashed again, telling her to “suck a fat big dick,” in keeping with screenshots, and the hashtag #CancelMarcusHyde started trending on social media.
Hyde has since deactivated his Instagram account.
Kardashian has a protracted historical past with Hyde, who has been the household’s go-to photographer in recent times, capturing behind-the-scenes moments and sharing them on his private web page.
The make-up mogul and her husband, Kanye West, despatched $50,000 to the photographer after his near-fatal automobile accident in October and known as for others to donate as properly. Hyde made his first public look after the crash at West’s “Sunday Service” efficiency at Coachella in April.
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