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Web Desk
June 15, 2021

Michael Costello says he became suicidal after Chrissy Teigen’s bullying

Web Desk
Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Renowned fashion designer Michael Costello is accusing supermodel Chrissy Teigen of bullying him, making him one of the many who have alleged her of the same.

In an extensive Instagram post, the Project Runway star, 38, alleged that he lived with years of unhealed trauma owing to Teigen’s bullying behavior.

“For the past 7 years, I’ve lived with a deep, unhealed trauma,” he wrote, adding that Teigen “apparently formed her own opinion of me based on a Photoshopped comment floating around the internet which has now been proven to be false by Instagram and since taken down.”

The fashion designer explained how he tried to give an explanation to the mix-up [where it was falsely shown that he had used a racial slur], to the model who then retorted and “told me that my career was over and that all my doors will be shut from there on.”

Costello went on and said his colleagues as well as friends had told him that she and her stylist Monica Rose had allegedly “gone out of their way to threaten people and brands that if they were in any shape or form associated with me, they would not work with any of them.”

“Each time I have pleaded with Chrissy Teigen or Monica Rose to see the whole story before believing a false narrative a former disgruntled employee cast upon me, they didn’t give me the time of day,” he shared.

He also posted screenshots of his conversation with Teigen where she claimed: “Racist people like you deserve to suffer and die. You might as well be dead. Your career is over, just watch.”

“I didn’t see the point of living. There was no way I can ever escape from being the target of the powerful elites in Hollywood,” Costello wrote.

“I am not okay. I may never be okay, but today, I am choosing to speak my truth,” he continued.

“You do not have to say anything mean or hurtful about them in the comments I am trying every day to love myself and forget this [happened]. This is step 1,” he wrote as he concluded his post.