Maripier Morin has admitted to “reprehensible behaviour” in an apology to Canadian singer Safia Nolin.
In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Nolin described a 2018 incident in which she alleged the “Hockey Wives” star made unwanted sexual advances toward her at a Montreal bar in 2018.
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“She flattered me and was two inches from me and I was like a block of ice,” Nolin said.
She added that Morin had made a racist remark about a waitress, recalling the actress as saying, “The Black barmaid is angry because she is Black.”
Nolin also alleged physical assault: “After that, she bit my thigh so hard that I had a huge bruise for two weeks.”
She shared a photo of a bruise from the alleged assault.
“It is not because the person in question is a woman and that she measures 4 feet and 11 inches that it is not sexual harassment,” Nolin wrote.
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In her own post on Instagram on Wednesday, Morin apologized publicly to Morin for her behaviour.
“I would not have known how to read or understand the limit that I could have crossed. […] Never never would I have wanted to take advantage of our proximity, but I am aware that it is only I who feel that,” she wrote, adding, she was “deeply sorry.”
On Wednesday, lingerie company blush announced that it was severing ties with Morin, removing its Maripier X Blush collection from their website, according to Le Journal de Montréal.