Guess Founder Paul Marciano Steps Down After Kate Upton Sexual Misconduct Claims
Paul Marciano is the subject of an interior examination after various representatives and models, including Kate Upton, made allegations of sexual offense against the Guess fellow benefactor.
“The Board of Directors and Mr. Marciano have concurred that Mr. Marciano will give up his everyday duties at the Company, on an unpaid premise, pending the consummation of the examination,” Guess said in an announcement of the 67-year-old agent.
“I have swore my full collaboration to the Company, and I have the most extreme trust in our CEO, Victor Herrero, to keep driving the Company amid this time,” Marciano noted.
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Upton, 25, as of late uncovered Marciano’s affirmed abuse in a stunning meeting with TIME.
“After the principal day of shooting the Guess Lingerie battle [in July 2010], Paul Marciano said he needed to meet with me. When I strolled in with picture taker Yu Tsai, Paul came straight up to me, coercively got my bosoms and began feeling them — playing with them really,” Upton said of Marciano, who denied the episode. “After I pushed him away, he stated, ‘I’m ensuring they’re genuine.'”
What’s more, she additionally went on Good Morning America to talk about the occurrence.
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As per Upton, after the asserted attack, she started dressing in unflattering apparel and would droop her shoulders.
“How did this treatment transpire?” she doubted.
“You begin pointing the finger at yourself,” included Upton, who said she chose to share her story keeping in mind the end goal to “keep that [treatment] for different young ladies.”