Celebrity stylist Jessica Mulroney is at the centre of a row with influencer Sasha Exeter, after Exeter publicly revealed Mulroney had threatened to serve her a libel suit in the wake of a video criticising the stylist for not using her voice to support the black community.
Saying Mulroney had displayed “textbook white privilege”, Exeter added that she had been “paralysed with fear” as a result of Mulroney’s alleged behaviour.
Following the fallout (which has since seen Mulroney apologise), Canadian network CTV announced it has “removed” her reality show I Do, Redo as her alleged behaviour clashes with its “commitment to diversity and equality.”
She has also been fired as a fashion and bridal stylist from Hudson’s Bay, who said Mulroney would “no longer represent Hudson’s Bay or Kleinfeld Canada” as their “ambassadors must reflect our brand values of inclusivity, equality and respect for all.”
Mulroney’s show is set to air on Netflix as well, however the streaming service has not commented according to People.
Mulroney is a close friend of the Duchess of Sussex, who recently spoke out against the killing of George Floyd and other unarmed black Americans at the hands of the police.
She has previously defended Meghan from “racist bullies” publicly on Instagram, after Meghan and Prince Harry were criticised for their private jet use.
Mulroney has since described the incident with Exeter as a “disagreement” and said, “She rightfully called me out for not doing enough when it came to engaging in the important and difficult conversation around race and injustice in our society.”
“I took it personally and that was wrong. I know I need to do better.”
“I want to say from my heart that every word of my apologies to Sasha over the course of the last two weeks privately, and again both publicly and privately today is true. I did not intend in any way to jeopardize her livelihood,” she continued.
Both Mulroney and Exeter have announced that they will be taking a break from social media following their public fall out.