Condé Nast bans Terry Richardson from working with any of its publications
Infamous fashion photographer Terry Richardson has been banned from working with any Condé Nast publications, effective immediately.
Condé Nast International’s executive vice-president James Woolhouse reportedly sent an email about the matter to staff internationally this week.
“I am writing to you on an important matter. Condé Nast would like to no longer work with the photographer Terry Richardson. Any shoots that have been commission(ed) or any shoots that have been completed but not yet published, should be killed and substituted with other material,” the email says, which has been confirmed by a spokesperson for Condé Nast International.
“Please could you confirm that this policy will be actioned in your market effective immediately,” it finishes.
Condé Nast International publishes 143 editions of magazines including Vogue, Vanity Fair and GQ.
According to the UK’s Telegraph, the move comes as various media outlets have published allegations regarding Richardson’s allege sexual misconduct during shoots. Britain’s Sunday Times has gone as far to call Richardson “the Harvey Weinstein of fashion,” as per the LA Times.
According to The Telegraph, allegations over Richardson’s conduct have resurfaced and made headlines in recent days, though no fresh claims have been made.
In recent days, models have turned to social media to share their stories of sexual harassment within the fashion industry under the hash tag #MyJobShouldNotIncludeAbuse