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Emily Ratajkowski responds to Piers Morgan's quip over nude picture

'Thanks but I don't need clothes as much as you need press,' actress told columnist

Olivia Blair
Friday 08 July 2016 14:53 BST
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Emily Ratajkowski and Piers Morgan’s long-running debate over feminism, female sexuality and nudity shows no sign of slowing down as the pair became embroiled in yet another war of words on Thursday.

Ratajkowski and Morgan’s disagreements began when the actress and model hit out at the Mail Online columnist for criticising Kim Kardashian-West when she posted a nude selfie. When Ratajkowski joined Kardashian-West for another topless selfie, it led Morgan to pronounce feminism was dead.

So it was hardly a surprise when Ratajkowski posed for this month’s Harper's Bazaar nude on a horse depicting Lady Godiva, that Morgan would chime in. And that he did, uttering the same line he had to Kardashian-West just months before: “Do you want me to buy you some clothes?”

Ratajkowski replied bluntly: "I don't need clothes as much as you need press".

Naturally, Morgan continued on Twitter, saying he has more Twitter followers than Ratajkowski so isn’t in need of the publicity, disagreeing that she poses nude for her own right to as a woman and feminist and mocking she “secretly fancies” him because she spoke about the former Mirror editor again in an interview.

The 25-year-old discussed Morgan with Harper's, recalling when she stood up for Kardashian-West after his suggestion Kardashian-West is now too old to pose nude “made [her] really angry”. She added Morgan's insinuation Kardashian-West's husband Kanye West wrote the tweets defending herself “infuriated” her.

After the interview was released, Morgan wrote around 17 tweets on the subject indicating their catalogue of disagreeing on social media won’t stop any time soon.

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