According to Daily Telegraph, an email circulated within the Condé Nast power group on Monday and announced that the company would no longer allow working with him.
Staff was briefed that any work already commissioned but not yet published should be “killed or substituted with other material”.
Titles such as Vogue, GQ and Glamour are among the magazines published by Condé Nast and therefore affected.
Mr Richardson, whose photographs often graced the covers of global fashion magazines, are known in the industry for being sexually explicit, and the photographer has denied any accusation of harassment of models.
Last weekend, a UK newspaper raised the question, why the 52-year-old was still being “feted by fashionistas” in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations and the viral “#metoo” movement.
Within 24 hours of the article appearing, the email was out. That`s what we call a swift response.
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