Called the 'Harvey Weinstein of fashion,' Terry Richardson reportedly banned from Condé Nast amid sexual harassment claims

Celebrity photographer Terry Richardson has reportedly been banned from working with various fashion magazines as claims of sexual allegations against him have resurfaced.

The 52-year-old famed photographer -- who has previously worked with designers like Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford, and publications such as Glamour, GQ and Vogue -- has been accused of sexually abusing models throughout his career.

Just last week, the Sunday Times published an article calling Richardson the "Harvey Weinstein of Fashion." The article questioned why the photographer was still so coveted by the industry, despite his behavior being an "open secret."

Models have come forward with a slew of allegations against the photographer, claiming he coerced them into sex in exchange for work and pressured them to perform sexual acts during photoshoots. Richardson's actions may have gone on for "nearly a decade."

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Model Jessica Stam (L) and photographer Terry Richardson arrive at the Berlin Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012 in Berlin, July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: FASHION) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
Model Lily Cole (L-R), photographer Terry Richardson, Pirelli President Marco Tronchetti Provera and model Meloes Horst pose for photographers during a presentation of the 2010 Pirelli calendar in London November 19, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN ENTERTAINMENT)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Terry Richardson is seen attending Marc Jacobs during New York Fashion Week wearing a graphic tshirt on September 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 08: Jared Leto (R) and Terry Richardson are seen out in Soho on September 08, 2017 in New York, New York. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Terry Richardson (R) and guest attend the Jeremy Scott Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week at Spring Studios on September 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Alex Bolotow and Terry Richardson are seen in Soho on June 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: Valentino CEO Stefano Sassi, Terry Richardson and Alex Bolotow attend the Valentino Resort 2018 Runway Show - After Party on May 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/WireImage,)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Photographer Terry Richardson and WSJ Magazine Editor In Chief Kristina O'Neill attends the WSJ Magazine 2016 Innovator Awards at Museum of Modern Art on November 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for WSJ. Magazine Innovators Awards)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: Carine Roitfeld (L) and photographer Terry Richardson attend Brandon Maxwell Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week at Monkey Bar on February 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 03: Jared Leto, Kanye West and Terry Richardson attend the Vogue 95th Anniversary Party on October 3, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Vogue)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: Terry Richardson and Jared Leto are seen in soho on May 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 06: Terry Richardson and Jared Leto attend Art Exibibition At Galerie Perrotin as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016 on March 6, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michel Dufour/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Actor Jared Leto, Terry Richardson, Emmanuelle Alt and Xavier Romatet attend the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS, SPECIAL RATES APPLY) Terry Richardson and Rita Ora attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/VF14/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS, SPECIAL RATES APPLY) Musician Lady Gaga (L) and photographer Terry Richardson attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/VF14/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS, SPECIAL RATES APPLY) Terry Richardson and Annie Leibovitz attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/VF14/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 06: Model Gisele B�ndchen and Terry Richardson attend the WSJ. Magazine's 'Innovator Of The Year' Awards 2013 at The Museum of Modern Art on November 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 10: (L-R) Photographer Terry Richardson, Ralph Lauren and Editor-in-Chief of 'VOGUE' FRANCE Emmanuelle Alt are seen leaving the 'Bristol' hotel on October 10, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton and photographer Terry Richardson attend the Jeremy Scott show during Spring 2014 MADE Fashion Week at Milk Studios on September 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Killian/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Photographer Terry Richardson and actress Kat Graham attend the Jeremy Scott show during Spring 2014 MADE Fashion Week at Milk Studios on September 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Killian/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Photographer Terry Richardson (L) and designer Michael Kors backstage at the Michael Kors fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on September 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Michael Kors)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Photographer Terry Richardson (L) and musician Kanye West attend the Alexander Wang show during Spring 2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Pier 94 on September 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Fashion designer Charlotte Ronson and photographer Terry Richardson attend the 10th anniversary party of Billionaire Boys Club presented by HTC at Tribeca Canvas on June 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Made With Elastic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Leigh Lezark, Terry Richardson and Kat Graham attend Jeremy Scott during Fall 2013 MADE Fashion Week at Milk Studios on February 13, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Wendell Teodoro/WireImage)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 07: Photographer Terry Richardson and Kelly Osbourne attend the OHWOW & HTC celebration of the release of 'TERRYWOOD' at The Standard Hotel & Spa on December 7, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for HTC)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 07: Photographer Terry Richardson and Stacy Keibler attend the OHWOW & HTC celebration of the release of 'TERRYWOOD' at The Standard Hotel & Spa on December 7, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for HTC)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Model Jessica Stam (L) and Terry Richardson unveil the Spring 2012 Mercedes-Benz 'Fashion Hot Spot' at The Tent at Lincoln Center on September 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 17: Kate Moss and Terry Richardson attend the Mango new collection launch at Centre Pompidou on May 17, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images)
(L-R) Model Karen Elson and Terry Richardson attend the Marc Jacobs Fall 2011 Collection at N.Y. State Armory on February 14, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage for Marc Jacobs)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - FEBRUARY 18: Justin Timberlake and Terry Richardson attend PARIS 68 Fall 2010 Collection by MARCELLA LINDEBERG at Milk Studios on February 18, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by JONATHON ZIEGLER /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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In 2014, when some of the allegations first surfaced, Richardson took to the Huffington Post to dispel the rumors: "When these allegations resurfaced over the past few months, they seemed especially vicious and distorted, moving outside the realm of critical dialogue and becoming nothing more than an emotionally-charged witch hunt."

In response to these new allegations, COO of Condé Nast International James Woolhouse sent out an email requiring any of Richardson's pre-published works should be "killed or substituted." While Vogue hasn't worked with Richardson "in about 8 years," the "blacklist" applies to Condé's various publications.

A representative for Richardson reached out to BuzzFeed to address the matters, claiming the photographer was "disappointed" with the resurfacing allegations.

"Terry is disappointed to hear about this email especially because he has previously addressed these old stories," the statement read. He is an artist who has been known for his sexually explicit work so many of his professional interactions with subjects were sexual and explicit in nature but all of the subjects of his work participated consensually," the representative said to BuzzFeed News.

Some of Richardson's more notable works include Miley Cyrus' controversially naked "Wrecking Ball" music video, Kylie Jenner's 2017 calendar and a nude Rita Ora magazine cover.

Many took to Twitter to slam not only Richardson, but the industry as well for its knowledge of his actions.

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