It’s 2019 and some people still can’t get on board with this simple little thing called respect.
After famous photographer Marcus Hyde bribed a model to share nudes, celebrities are rightfully putting him on blast.
Imagine if you were an up and coming model (or even if you pretend to be one on Instagram, we see you!) and you got asked personally to work with one of Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande, and Kanye West’s guys… yeah, you’d probably freak out and totally take the opportunity.
Well, that is exactly what happened to model Sunnaya Nash after Marcus expressed interest in doing a free photoshoot with her.
However, their conversation — which took place through Instagram DMs — took a sharp turn after he retracted his free proposal once she refused to send him nudes.
Sunnaya declined his creepy offer, saying she didn’t have any nude photos but that she would be comfortable shooting in lingerie or partial nudity.
Marcus’s price quickly jumped from $0 to $2,000 after Nash refused to shoot in her birthday suit.
But that’ ok because she had a priceless response — Sunnaya hit cancel on the photographer after fearlessly exposing their entire conversation to Instagram, flagging Marcus on her story.
The world was pretty grossed out by Marcus’s slimy arrangement, especially another client of his, Ariana Grande.
The Grammy winner had a lot to say about the situation and offered some advice to models and artists in the LA area on her IG Story, saying to never work with a photographer who ups the price for a non-nude photoshoot.
Other celebrities, including Bella Thorne, Michelle Visage, and drag queen Aquaria also let Hyde have it.
"WE JUST LET THIS S–T SLIDE ALL THE TIME IT AINT OK," Thorne commented on Diet Prada’s Instagram post which shared the conversation.
"So normal tho and that makes it MORE GROSS."
Shay Mitchell also weighed in on the situation and begged her followers, "please read."
But the internet has been patiently waiting for Kim Kardashian to address the situation, as she is close friends with Marcus Hyde, and the reality star has finally spoken.
And she is shocked.
"I have been reading all of the messages and stories from women regarding the inexcusable behavior of a photographer that I have worked with in the past," she began her message.
"My own experiences have always been professional, and I am deeply shocked, saddened and disappointed to learn that other women have had very different experiences," she continued.
"I stand in full support to every woman’s right to not be harassed, asked or pressured to do anything they are not comfortable with."
Kim added, "We cannot allow this type of behavior to go unnoticed and I applaud those who speak out."
The 38-year-old and Kanye West have had a long friendship with Marcus throughout the years, and have even spent birthday and holiday parties together.
In 2018, the famous couple donated $25,000 to the photographer to alleviate medical costs after he was hospitalized from a terrible car accident.
And yes, Hyde has even attended one of West’s Sunday Service performances — that’s when you know it’s real.
Marcus has deleted his Instagram account following the backlash and has yet to make a public statement.