Nevertheless, Chrissy’s team told Business Insider simply days later that the screenshots Michael had been pretend, pointing to inconsistencies in Instagram formatting and an previous profile photograph of her. Michael’s rep then advised E! Information that Chrissy “stays the identical bully, regardless of her public apology.”
Chrissy later addressed Michael instantly, tweeting on June 18, “you at the moment are inflicting precise ache to people who find themselves attempting to higher themselves. Sufficient. Or this WILL go additional. Not right here, however an precise courtroom of regulation. And each dime we win will go to an anti bullying charity centered on turning this s–t present right into a constructive.” She tried to disprove his alleged DMs by posting her personal alleged screenshots, which confirmed their innocuous DM historical past.
Husband John Legend additionally got here to her protection on the time. “Chrissy apologized for her public tweets, however after her apology, Mr. Costello fabricated a DM trade between them,” the Grammy winner tweeted. “This trade was made up, utterly pretend, by no means occurred.”
John mirrored, “I encourage everybody who breathlessly unfold this lie to maintain the identical power once they appropriate the report.”
Chrissy posted an announcement that was written on her behalf, reiterating that she apologized for public tweets she has made and stating she has by no means “conspired” with anybody to hurt Michael’s profession. Read the full statement here.