Vogue magazine is distancing itself from its former contributor, celebrity photographer Terry Richardson, following the latest allegations against him.
Richardson, 48, landed in hot water last weekend when a model named Emma Appleton posted a screen capture of a message allegedly from Terry saying:
"If I can f--k you I will book you in [New York] for a shoot for Vogue."
While the authenticity of the correspondence has been questioned, Vogue's lack of desire to work with Richardson again seems much more certain.
The publication said in a statement when asked for comment:
"The last assignment Terry Richardson had for US Vogue appeared in the July 2010 issue and we have no plans to work with him in the future."
Richardson, who has shot the likes of Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Kate Upton and Lady Gaga, has made waves many times before.
The darkly sexual nature of his photographs and ongoing rumors regarding inappropriate conduct with his many subjects have led to much criticism.
His ex-girlfriend Audrey Gelman tweeted cryptically in December that she, as well as friend Lena Dunham, "have regrets" about the photographer.
Following the firestorm caused by Appleton's tweet, the model deleted her Twitter account, saying she didn't want to deal with attention or criticism.
She stood by her comments, however, regarding Richardson.
Before deleting her account, she wrote "Beginning to wish I hadn't posted that… it doesn't matter who you are or what the industry is, just be a decent human being."
"The fact [that] people think this is acceptable blows my f--king mind. See ya."
Richardson himself has yet to comment on the claims one way or the other, although his rep issued a comment immediately discarding it a "fake."
You be the judge.