Blurred lines or crossed lines: Throwback to Emily Ratajkowski's bombshell accusation against Thicke

    Supermodel Emily Ratajkowski brought dark secrets to light, accusing Robin Thicke of misconduct during the filming of 2013's controversial "Blurred Lines."

    <p>Emily Ratajkowski (Source: Marca)</p>

    Emily Ratajkowski (Source: Marca)

    From Shadows of 'Blurred Lines': Ratajkowski Calls Out Thicke

    It's often said that Hollywood's glitzy veneer conceals a labyrinth of secrets. As we look back, Emily Ratajkowski, the sultry supermodel, lifts the veil on one such alleged incident from the controversial 2013 hit, 'Blurred Lines.'

    A Revelatory Memoir Speaks

    In her gripping book 'My Body,' Ratajkowski chronicled an unsettling event. “Suddenly, out of nowhere, I felt the coolness and foreignness of a stranger’s hands cupping my bare breasts from behind,” she pens. With a poetic yet harrowing choice of words, she paints the scene: "My head turned to the darkness beyond the set.” These were the moments when she claimed singer Robin Thicke had taken liberties not granted to him.

    Robin Thicke (Source: Billboard)

    The music video, brimming with raw energy, had Ratajkowski alongside two semi-clad models, counterposed against the fully dressed trio: Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and rapper TI. While the video was no stranger to controversy with accusations of promoting rape culture, Ratajkowski's allegation, as reported by The Guardian, took the storm to another level.

    The Eye of The Storm: Martel Chimes In

    Video director Diane Martel did not remain a silent spectator. Recounting the incident, she shared, “I remember the moment that he grabbed her breasts. He was standing behind her as they were both in profile." Both Ratajkowski and Martel are in unison on one detail: Thicke's alleged inebriated state.

    Acknowledging Emily's unwavering professionalism, Martel appreciated how the supermodel continued the shoot even after the distressing episode. Martel, with her directorial vision, aimed to challenge and subvert power dynamics, placing the females at the helm. But Ratajkowski poignantly noted that Thicke’s alleged misconduct shattered this façade of empowerment, candidly expressing, “With that one gesture, Robin Thicke had reminded everyone on set that we women weren’t actually in charge."

    Emily Ratajkowski and Robin Thicke in Blurred Lines (Source: E!Online)

    Past Controversies & Silent Echoes

    'Blurred Lines' had previously danced in the shadow of a legal squabble, resulting in Marvin Gaye’s offspring pocketing nearly $7.4m after a jury's verdict on Thicke and Williams allegedly plagiarizing Gaye's tunes.

    Thicke's side of the story remained enigmatic as his representatives haven't broken their silence on Ratajkowski’s claims.

    It's not just a tale of "Blurred Lines" but perhaps blurred boundaries too. A stark reminder that the camera's flash can sometimes blind us to the truths lurking in the backdrop.

    (Several parts of the text in this article, including the title, were generated with the help of an AI tool.)