Anna Wintour’s Former Right-Hand Man Reveals the Horrible Truth About Her Persona
Short bob, full bangs, and sunglasses – these are reminiscent of the iconic Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who has cemented her image as an aloof and cold-hearted businesswoman no one dares to criticize. That was until her former good friend, Andre Leon Talley, made a shocking revelation about the mysterious fashion guru.
Well, what do you know about the ever-elusive Anna? It is hard to judge by the rumors in the tabloids but it is worth noting that she has been dubbed as Nuclear Wintour because of her stern and stoic façade.
She has a reputation as a ruthless boss and was even likened to Miranda Priestly in attitude. In fact, until now, she is believed to be the inspiration behind the mean-spirited character in The Devil Wears Prada.
According to the grapevine, Meryl Streep’s portrayal of the unforgiving, meticulous boss in the film nailed how Anna is in real life. A rumor has it that an assistant of the 70-year-old journalist goes to her house every morning to show her a copy of a giant book and the mockup of Vogue’s latest issue and to bring her clean outfits and flowers – just like how it was in the film.
While the scene could instantly make you cringe, she did try to clean up her image recently. In the segment Go Ask Anna, guests and viewers get to see a softer side of her.
However, with the former America’s Next Top Model judge’s revelations in his book, The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir, slated to be released in September, Anna’s new image just vanished. Now, Andre paints her as someone who is not capable of being kind.
Andre went on to take a dig at his former colleague by accusing her of leaving him psychologically and emotionally scarred. The writer informed readers that Anna attacked him at a time he was struggling with his weight.
The chairwoman of the Gala allegedly called Andre to instruct him to go to the gym. After failing to lose weight even though he adhered to a diet wherein he could only eat cabbage, Anna was said to have initiated an intervention for her friend.
Her right-hand man eventually entered the Duke Diet and Fitness Center for rehab. Others would argue that Anna was just looking out for her confidante but Andre was certain that she wasn’t kind.
The issue doesn’t just lie in her comments about his weight. Anna also allegedly kicked him to the curb in 2018, when Andre assumed he was going to interview guests at the Met Gala.
However, he was informed that coverage like that is beneath him. Then, it dawned on him – he was unceremoniously being thrown out of the company.
Even though a lot had happened between them, Andre’s doors remain open to his ex-pal’s apologies.
More in Culture
Eco-Luxurious Treehouses You’ll Love if You’re a Child at Heart
Having a treehouse is something every child has dreamed of at some point. If you could afford some extra space in your backyard and had supportive parents,...May 24, 2020
Jimmy Kimmel’s 5-Year-Old Gave Him a Makeover and He Looks Unrecognizable!
Jimmy Kimmel is used to having professional makeup artists work on his face to make him camera-ready. But with everyone stuck in their homes these...May 24, 2020
Chris Hemsworth Was So Starstruck When He Met Brad Pitt That He Did the Unthinkable!
It’s hard not to be fazed by our celebrity idols once we come face to face with them. While being starstruck sounds...May 24, 2020
How to Make Homemade Oat Milk with Just 4 Simple Ingredients
Nowadays, there are more vegan and dairy-free food options available in the market than ever before, thanks to the cruelty-free trend promoted...May 24, 2020
This ‘Silent Killer’ is Weakening Your Heart, Here are 4 Lifestyle Changes to Prevent It
High blood pressure, also called the silent killer, is a serious health issue that affects millions of Americans each year. Given...May 24, 2020
Michael Jordan Once Turned Down the Opportunity to Make $100 Million for a 2-Hour Appearance
ome oMichael Jordan stopped playing basketball, a game in which he amazingly excelled in, many years ago, but that didn’t stop...May 24, 2020
4 Simple Steps That You Can Follow Today to Boost Your Happiness
Isn’t it everyone’s goal to be happy? Success, money, and fame would feel useless if it didn’t bring you happiness, which...May 24, 2020
Tom Cruise Has A Garage Filled With Luxury Cars, But This Is The Rarest in His Collection
Tom Cruise is one of the few veteran actors who pours his soul into his craft. With his long and impressive...May 24, 2020
This Is Probably How Prince Harry Really Feels After Leaving His Family and Moving to the US
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle angered the public with their decision to step away from their senior roles, all the more...May 24, 2020