John Legend insists on Chrissy Teigen’s ‘fabricated’ messages from Michael Costello – .

John Legend insists on Chrissy Teigen’s ‘fabricated’ messages from Michael Costello – .

John Legend defended his wife Chrissy Teigen this week after designer Michael Costello blamed him for cyberbullying allegations.

Legend responded to the charges against his wife in a Twitter thread on Friday, saying Costello, a “Project Runway” veteran, “fabricated” a series of Instagram posts from 2014 that served as the basis for his claims.

“This exchange was made up, completely wrong, never happened,” Legend wrote. He also included a link to an Insider article published on Thursday in which one of Teigen’s representatives called the alleged exchange between her and Costello “bogus.”

The Insider article noted the presence of Instagram design and video features in the screenshots Costello presented that did not fit the timeline of his claims.
“The screenshots appear to be manipulated,” the article notes.
Moments later, Legend continued:
Later on Friday, Teigen made a lengthy statement.
“Chrissy has acknowledged her past behavior and the pain it has caused, but she will not stand for anyone to spread false accusations to further demean her name and reputation,” the statement said. “Chrissy will continue to do the job she needs to do to be the best person she can be. She hopes Michael Costello can do the same.
Costello’s Instagram account was set as private on Friday afternoon. A representative for the creator did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment.
Teigen began to face backlash last month when Courtney Stodden accused her of intimidating them online. In an interview with The Daily Beast, the non-binary reality star referred to Teigen’s tweets in 2011 telling the 16-year-old to kill himself.
On Monday, Teigen apologized to Stodden for the second time with a Medium blog post in which she considered herself a “troll.”
“There is just no excuse for my horrible past tweets,” she wrote. “My targets didn’t deserve them. No one does. A lot of them needed empathy, kindness, understanding and support, not my meanness masquerading as some flippant, nervous sort of humor.
About a day after the post was published, Costello shared his claims, suggested he had “suicidal thoughts” after Teigen accused him of racism on social media, and later told him. blacklisted in the fashion industry.
“I didn’t see the point of living,” he wrote in an Instagram post. “There was no way for me to escape the target of the powerful Hollywood elites. “
Later on Tuesday, singer Leona Lewis intervened, saying Costello had made her feel “embarrassed and deeply hurt” during a fashion show in 2014 when her team refused to change a dress to her size. Costello responded with an apology, noting that he was “completely blinded” by the Grammy nominee’s claims.


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