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Fashion blogs started calling bullshit on Terry Richardson's unorthodox methods—getting naked in the photos with models, requesting handjobs, tampon-related activities we're really sorry to have to remind you about—back in March, but thanks to a recent close-reading by teen phenom Tavi and the tireless efforts of Jezebel, the story isn't going away. Initially, Terry responded by saying he was "really hurt" by the allegations. But yesterday his Tumblr ran the photo above, which seems to be a comment on the scandal. Or is it? Richardson loves posting photos with a red-light feel, and this one looks to be part of a series of shots from a strip club called Cheaters. What say you, readers: Is this a statement of sorts, or just Terry being Terry?
· A Few Observations [Style Rookie]
· Richardson Responds [Racked NY]
· NO SEXUAL ACTIVITY ALLOWED! [Terry's Diary]