Kim Kardashian West has joined Ariana Grande in showing support for women accusing a celebrity photographer of sexual misconduct.

The reality TV star posted a message on Instagram addressing claims made against Marcus Hyde, who she has worked with in the past, saying: “We cannot allow this type of behaviour to go unnoticed.”

Hyde has been accused by model Sunnaya Nash of offering her a free photoshoot in exchange for nude pictures.

Kardashian West said that her own experiences with Hyde had always been professional, but that she is “deeply shocked, saddened and disappointed” to hear the allegations.

In her post, she said: “I have been reading all of the messages and stories from women regarding inappropriate and inexcusable behaviour of a photographer that I have worked with in the past.

“My own experiences have always been professional, and I am deeply shocked, saddened and disappointed to learn that other women have had very different experiences.

“I stand in full support of every woman’s right to not be harassed, asked or pressured to do anything they are not comfortable with.

“We cannot allow this type of behaviour to go unnoticed and I applaud those who speak out.”

Kim Kardashian West has posted this message in response to allegations made by model Sunnaya Nash about photographer Marcus Hyde. Pic: Instagram/@kimkardashian
Kim Kardashian West has posted this message in response to allegations made by model Sunnaya Nash about photographer Marcus Hyde. Pic: Instagram/@kimkardashian
Image: Credit: Instagram/@kimkardashian

Nash, a US model, shared several screenshots on Instagram of her alleged direct messages with Hyde.

She says he told her she would have to pay for the photoshoot unless she sent him naked pictures.

Since going public with her allegations, Nash says she has been inundated with stories from other women making similar claims.

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Grande, who is also reported to have worked with Hyde in the past, posted an indirect response to the allegations on Monday.

“Dear models/artists in LA / anywhere,” she said. “I have just read some shocking and really heartbreaking stories.

“I hate that this is a conversation. But. Please do not shoot with photographers who make you uncomfortable or make you feel like you need to take your clothing off if you don’t want to.”

Sky News has contacted Marcus Hyde for comment.

courtesy of Sky News