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Emily Ratajkowski Laments Paparazzi Interfering With Dating Life: 'It Sucks'

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By Afouda Bamidele on January 29, 2023 at 6:00 PM EST

Emily Ratajkowski is upset with the paparazzi for cramping her style.

Since filing for divorce from her estranged husband, Sebastian Bear-McClard, last year, her dating life has been cast under public scrutiny by many publications and press who hound her. Now, she is opening up about her relationships and how fame and the media have stopped a lot of great relationships from growing.

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Emily Ratajkowski Complains About Paparazzi's Influence On Her Love Life

After her status changed from married to single, the supermodel hit the streets with the camera-wielding men behind her, eager to find out who her new man would be. She has been photographed locking lips with some names in the industry, like, DJ Orazio Rispo and Jack Greer. 

She was also connected to Kim Kardashian's ex, Pete Davidson and Eric AndrĂ©. While going on several dates should be fun, it has turned out to be quite the opposite for her, as she noted that the paps messed up the natural process of getting to know the men. 

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Emily Ratajkowski Laments Paparazzi Interfering With Dating Life
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During an episode of her podcast, "High Low," the mother-of-one got candid about the struggles of trying to date in the public eye casually. She noted that it felt bizarre to be watched and that this was the first time since she was young that she had ever had a chance to date because she had always been afraid of the world and me.

Going down memory lane, she realized that she had not been very comfortable in previous relationships, which made now the first time to do it properly. So it certainly made her uncomfortable to have her private moments plastered all over the internet.

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The video vixen noted that she was happier when there were no pictures of her while on a date than when she would be with someone only to find their images everywhere. She explained further that the tabs being kept on her every move made it extremely difficult, adding:

"It's also been tough because I've been trying to casually date and not get booed up, not get cuffed up, and it's been hard to do that and be kind of mindful of the people that I'm seeing because I don't necessarily want to know when they're going on another date." 

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The "Love Somebody" vixen disclosed that it was tough because the other men in her life would see who she was with, and it sucked. "It makes it hard also to get to know someone without those kinds of things. They know exactly where I'm at even with things that I don't necessarily want to share, and they don't necessarily want to know," she shared further. 

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The "My Body" author added that trying to keep things simple while being aware of other people's feelings has been hard to navigate. Emrata clarified that she was not necessarily dating intending to be in an official relationship but was also open to meeting someone she would want to spend her life with.

Earlier this week, the "Blurred Lines" star was seen enjoying the company of André, sipping cocktails while vacaying at the Grand Cayman. The images exclusively obtained by Page Six saw the model wrapping her hands around the comedian as she leaned in for a kiss.

Observers told the publication that the pair seemed relaxed in a friends-with-benefits situation rather than a romantic relationship. They were also overheard discussing details of past relationships as the TV star was heard saying, "That guy really did that?" 

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Emrata Reveals Getting Requests From Girls After Joining Dating App

 Although she was advised against it, the actress joined the dating app during a bout of some liquid courage. The Blast shared that she did not divulge which platform she was making use of but that requests from women especially were already rushing in. 

Explaining to listeners on her podcast, she noted that she was in a defiant mood at the time because many people had told her not to do it. However, it is safe to say that the "Gone Girl" actress enjoyed the attention as she described the experience as exciting. 

She admitted that it was unlikely that she would meet a female crush on the app because "It's very white and feels like a very particular man and very particular type of woman."

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