Final month, Ratajkowski, 30, accused Thicke of groping her whereas filming the music video for the track “Blurred Strains” in her new ebook, “My Physique.”
Ratajkowski stated she hadn’t beforehand talked in regards to the incident “as a result of for thus lengthy [she] talked about how that video had been so empowering and the way [she] felt so nice” throughout an interview with Folks journal.
“And that is nonetheless true,” she added. “I had loads of enjoyable on that set, particularly since I used to be 21 and in comparison with different jobs I used to be doing at that time, it was a very good time. I used to be surrounded by girls.”
Ratajkowski believes the incident says “a lot” in regards to the “energy dynamics” of the set regardless of being surrounded by girls.
“After which this one factor occurred, and I feel that it says a lot about energy dynamics and all these wonderful girls who had been there, none of us actually had been able to do something to guard one another, and that is why I informed that story.”
For Ratajkowski, coming ahead along with her allegations wasn’t supposed to be “a ‘gotcha’ second” for Thicke, however a possibility for her to speak about her personal private expertise, Folks journal reported.
Her ebook “My Physique” is about “our tradition generally and about how ladies and men, and I embody myself on this, have been complicit in conditions like that,” Ratajkowski stated, in accordance with the outlet.
Earlier this week, Ratajkowski additionally revealed that she hasn’t spoken to Thicke since working with him on the music video, reportedly claiming he is had her blocked on social media since then.
She went on so as to add that she does not “imagine in canceling somebody.”
“I’m positive that Robin Thicke has loads of great issues about him,” Ratajkowski stated. “I don’t imagine in good guys and unhealthy guys. I feel that our world wants to grasp that we dwell in a tradition that permits for males to really feel like they’ll behave a sure manner. It doesn’t imply that simply because this particular person did this one factor or didn’t try this one factor, they’re good or unhealthy.”
In a earlier interview, Ratajkowski admitted she did not suppose she’d have develop into well-known if she had spoken out after the alleged groping occurred.
“I used to be an unknown mannequin and if I had spoken out or complained, I’d not be the place I’m at this time; I’d not be well-known,” she informed Folks journal.
Nonetheless, she famous on the time, now that she has some clout, her perspective on the matter has modified. Now she hopes that followers will be capable to study from her varied experiences.
Thicke has not publicly commented on the allegations. A rep for Thicke didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.