Fashion designer Alexander Wang has been accused of sexual assault.
The Controversy started when on Monday, two popular Instagram accounts that seek to expose wrongdoings in the fashion world, S— Model Management (SMM) and Diet Prada respectively shared posts compiling accusations made on social media by people who say the New York City-based designer sexually assaulted them. Other posts on the site allege sexual misconduct and one of the anonymous accusers claimed to have been given molly water laced with MDMA. This comes just days after the New York designer’s birthday, where top models and celebrities celebrated Him with Instagram tributes.
A Graphic designer by name Owen Mooney also accused Wang of sexual assault in a TikTok video whiles responding to the social media platform’s popular prompt asking “what is your weirdest seeing a celebrity in public experience.”
“Being sexually assaulted by one counts, right?” he said at the beginning of the December 11 video.
Representatives for Wang did not respond to requests for comment on the allegations, the designer has also declined comments through a spokesperson.
Wang is known to have shared close friendships with A-list models like Gigi and Bella Hadid, Kylie Jenner and Hailey Bieber. In 2019, rapper Azealia Banks shared anonymous allegations against Wang on her Instagram Stories. While the posts have since disappeared, they chronicled similar experiences to those coming to light now.