Paulina Porizkova: Models Used to Take Sexual Harassment As a Compliment

Paulina Porizkova.
Paulina Porizkova. Photo: Jim Spellman/WireImage

Paulina Porizkova is featured in About Face, a documentary focused on the modeling industry during the seventies and eighties, which is set to premiere at Sundance next month. Her take on the times is not so pleasant: “What people called sexual harassment, we called compliments … When a 16-year-old girl is flattered by a man pulling out his penis, that’s noteworthy.”

Porizkova on Sexual Harassment As a Compliment