Emily Ratajkowski Claps Back at Criticism About Her Lingerie Spaghetti Shoot

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Yesterday, Piers Morgan took it upon himself once again to blast Emily Ratajkowski for her latest raunchy photoshoot. Now, the model has responded, explaining that taking aim at her actions is just “classic sexism.”

The TV presenter criticized the model yet again for claiming that she is a feminist but also stripping off for cameras at the same time. This time, he was referring to a photoshoot for Love magazine’s annual advent calendar, in which she dances around in her underwear, covered in spaghetti.

He said on Good Morning Britain: “She’s a global bimbo…. For goodness sake–get some clothes on and get yourself a proper job.”

He also commented on her decision on Twitter.

The model, who tends to ignore Morgan’s frequent attacks on her, had clearly had enough this time and took to Twitter to explain why he was wrong to have said anything.

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“Lol never said my love video was a feminist statement,” Ratajkowski said. “But now it’s worth saying that telling women what to do with their bodies & sexuality is actually just classic sexism. I can have opinions about feminism & also do sexy photo shoots k thanks.”

Morgan then responded explaining that she had in fact mentioned feminism in her initial statement, saying: “Lol you literally posted a statement about feminism with your spaghetti snaps.”

Ratajkowski did in fact mention feminism in her quotes about the shoot, which were posted to Love‘s Instagram account. However, that does not give Morgan the right to criticize her decisions or tell her what to do with her body.

“I’m tired of having to consider how I might be perceived by men if I wear the short skirt or post a sexy Instagram,” she said. “I want to do what I want to do. Feminism isn’t about adjusting, it’s about freedom and choice.”

🎄On the 3rd day of Christmas my true #LOVEADVENT gave to me @emrata’s amazing polemic on female empowerment. “To me, female sexuality and sexiness, no matter how conditioned it may be by a patriarchal ideal, can be incredibly empowering for a woman if she feels it is empowering to her. The way I dress, act, flirt, dance, have sex – those are my decisions and they shouldn’t be impacted by men. Being sexy is fun and I like it. I should never have to apologize for that. My life is on my terms and if I feel like putting on sexy underwear, it’s for me. Personal choice is the core ideal in my concept of feminism. Katie directed us to say ‘Stay Strong’ at the end of each video and I think it’s a message from one woman to another. You’re watching a video of a girl grinding in lingerie or whatever else and she is looking into the camera at the end saying, ‘you do you, however YOU want to, fuck the rest’. In the wake of the Harvey fallout and women coming forward with incredible amounts of sexual harassment cases, I have been so disappointed to hear women talk about “modesty” and “our responsibility” as if we need to, yet again, adjust to make it “easier” for the rest of the world. I’m tired of having to consider how I might be perceived by men if I wear the short skirt or post a sexy Instagram. I want to do what I want to do. Feminism isn’t about adjusting, it’s about freedom and choice. Do you think viewers will understand that, given the current wider conversation about the sexual objectification of women? why or why not? What are the risks? This is something I’ve battled with personally and publicly. I’ve had men comment on sexy images of me online and say “this is empowering to you? Ha! I just masturbated to it so hope you feel good about yourself!” I guess that’s the way people can react, which ironically, ultimately serves my point. I don’t care about your reaction or what you do with my expression of self. In fact, it has nothing to do with you at all and that’s the point-which is why it feels good. Ultimately, if a woman wants to wear a burka or nothing at all, it’s great if it’s what she wants and feels good about.”💥#STAYSTRONG Link in bio to full film

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