Ariana Grande Has Spoken Out After Her Photographer Was Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

"I am sorry that this was anybody's experience and know that it doesn't have to be."


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Ariana Grande has spoken out about the importance of being comfortable with your photographer after one she’s worked with was accused of misconduct.

Marcus Hyde who has also worked with Kim Kardashian among other celebs has been accused of bribing a model for nude photos.

American model and influencer Sunnaya took to her Instagram to call out the behaviour of the photographer.

She shared screenshots of DMs allegedly from Marcus, who asked her to send him naked pics in exchange for a free photoshoot.

When she declined and said she was only comfortable with partical nudity, he allegedly replied: “It’s 2k then.”


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Following this, Ariana took to her Instagram stories in what seemed to be a response to these claims.

“Dear models/artists in LA / anywhere, I have just read some shocking and really heartbreaking stories. I hate that this is a conversation,” she began.

She reminded those working in the industry about working with the right people, and that they do exist.

“Please do not shoot with photographers who make you uncomfortable or make you feel like you need to take your clothing off if you don’t want to. if you want to, sick. but if you don’t, please don’t. if they tell you you have to pay more money if you’re clothed that’s f–ked and I’m sorry that has happened to you. i promise there are so many respectful, nice, talented photographers out there.”

She added: “I hate hearing about things like this. I am sorry that this was anybody’s experience and know that it doesn’t have to be.”

The singer also reminded people to ‘look out for one another’ and to promote the photographers who are good to work with.

Meanwhile, Sunnaya, the model who posted the DMs, revealed that her account may be shut down by Instagram.


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Her post about the photographer was taken down by Instagram on the basis of harassment or bullying.

Sunnaya then headed over to Twitter to share a thread of responses after many women got on to her to share their alleged negative experiences with Marcus Hyde.

The photographer’s Instagram is no longer active.


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