Karl Lagerfeld Says He's 'Fed Up' With #MeToo Movement

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"If you do not want to be pulled on the trousers, do not become a model!" he said.

Karl Lagerfeld is "fed up" with the #MeToo movement. "Join the [convent] instead, there will always be a place for you at the convent".

Karl Lagerfeld sat down for a spirited interview with fashion magazine, Numero, on Friday and though he may be upwards of 84, insane as a cut snake and in possession of the finest toupee this side of John Travolta, the designer did not disappoint.

Speaking to Numéro Magazine, the 84-year-old fashion director implied there was an element of deception in the accounts provided by victims. "They're recruiting even!" Lagerfeld said in response to accusations that Interview magazine creative director Karl Templer tried to pull a woman's trousers down.

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The problem with the movement, Lagerfeld says, is that it's too hard on fashion designers and the very nature of modelling.

His comments come after several men in the fashion industry have been accused of inappropriate behavior, including famed photographer Terry Richardson being accused of rape and assault. "What shocks me most in all of this are the starlets who have taken 20 years to remember what happened".

Interview creative director Karl Templar faced harassment allegations in February after a model claimed he "tried to pull her trousers down", and Chanel director Lagerfeld has argued that the behavior is to be expected when working as a model. Again, no witnesses. All these accusations of harassment have become quite harmful...

Lagerfeld's interview quickly went viral, with Netizens slamming him for his derogatory comment and lambasted him for slamming the #MeToo movement and women who dared to speak out. "It's simply too much, from now on, as a designer, you can't do anything", the German creative director explained, before bringing up the sexual misconduct accusations against Interview magazine creative director Karl Templar.

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