The famous model revealed the shocking allegations in a new book she is reportedly releasing in the next few weeks. The details are stunning, and Emily clearly believes the singer clearly crossed the line while the duo filmed a sexy scene for the music video.
Ratajkowski claims Thicke grabbed her bare breasts during a take of the popular music video, which became a massive worldwide hit, and included a raunchy version that was released online.
“Suddenly, out of nowhere, I felt the coolness and foreignness of a stranger’s hands cupping my bare breasts from behind. I instinctively moved away, looking back at Robin Thicke,” Ratajkowski alleges.
Emily Ratajkowski Claims Robin Thicke ‘Stumbled Backwards’ Following The Alleged Groping
She continues, “He smiled a goofy grin and stumbled backward, his eyes concealed behind his sunglasses. My head turned to the darkness beyond the set. [The director, Diane Martel’s] voice cracked as she yelled out to me, ‘Are you okay?’”
As you know, Emily was one of three models who appears in the video, each of which is in various states of undress while Thicke sings the lyrics. Obviously, Emily was prepared to shoot partially nude for the video, but says the experience inside an L.A. studio made her feel “naked for the first time that day.”
Snippets from the book appeared today in the Times Of London and included Emily’s reaction, saying, “I pushed my chin forward and shrugged, avoiding eye contact, feeling the heat of humiliation pump through my body,” Emily writes. Adding, “I didn’t react – not really, not like I should have.”
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Robin Thicke was allegedly drinking during the shoot, and the video’s director believes he might not have crossed this line if he were sober.
According to the report, the video shoots director is confirming the incident and commented on the situation saying, “I remember the moment that he grabbed her breasts,” Martel said. Adding, “One in each hand. He was standing behind her as they were both in profile. I screamed in my very aggressive Brooklyn voice, ‘What the f–k are you doing, that’s it!! The shoot is over!!'”
She continued, “I don’t think he would have done this had he been sober.”
Following the incident, Martel says Thicke “sheepishly” apologized and was “contrite” after it was finished.
Robin Thicke Silent On Groping Allegations
At this point, Robin Thicke has not commented on the allegations, but it’s not the first time this specific song has been the subject of controversy. The singer was accused of ripping off the Marvin Gaye estate for the song, and the family won a $5 million lawsuit associated with the situation.
As for Emily Ratajkowski, she welcomed a newborn baby boy in the past year and recently revealed the first photos of her son, Sylvester Apollo Bear on Instagram. “Having my body bring life into the world and grow life totally changed my perspective on everything,” she told Vogue.