A stylist has accused Anna Kendrick of rude and mean behaviour, alleging that she ‘refused to speak to her’ and ‘demanded $10,000 (£7,200) to wear clothes’. Tahira, known online as I Am Tahira, shared a video to TikTok where she rated the many celebrities she encountered while she was working as a stylist at Barneys New York.
When it came to Anna, 35, she gave her a low rating of -100/10, and referred to her as a ‘terrible person’.Tahira later followed this up with a series of videos on the social media app recalling her experience with the actress, after her followers had asked for more about what happened in the comments.
\In the first clip, Tahira claimed that before she began her role at Barneys, she worked for a different brand, and was tasked with selecting a few options for Anna to wear at a book signing taking place at her store.She recalled: ‘She comes, I’m walking her through the rack, she won’t speak to me, that’s strike one, I’m asking her, “Do you want to wear pants or do you want to wear a dress?”
‘She won’t say anything. She talked to her PR lady and her PR lady was like, “Can I speak to you outside?” ‘So we go outside and she’s like, “If you guys want her to wear a look… $10,000”. What? Not my decision!‘I’m just here to pull the look. Let me get you the PR team. That was strike two.’In the comments, Tahira later explained that Anna ended up wearing her own clothes.
Tahira also revealed that as part of her job, she was required to collect fan mail, and after collecting three bags of drawings and letters from fans at the end of the event, she reportedly heard Anna saying: ‘I don’t look at that stuff.’ She also claimed that Anna’s publicist told her to throw out all of the mail that had been sent.
She later spoke more about this in the second video she uploaded, as she said: ‘The fan mail we collected was so heartfelt. Heartfelt letters and gift cards to her favourite places, drawings, paintings, scrapbooks of times when they met her before, it was so nice and all of that went into the trash.
‘If you went to visit this girl on her book tour and you gave her a gift from your heart, you should know it went in the garbage. I would never support anything this chick does. Like, never.’
Tahira later recalled bumping into Anna two years later during her job at Barneys, with her colleague having to help the star while she was trying to ‘avoid her like the plague’. She claimed: ‘She [her colleague] says, “I had no idea who she was and she got so nasty with me because I didn’t know who she was.”’
Fans later recalled similar experiences with the Pitch Perfect star in the comments, with one alleging: ‘She’s stayed at my hotel while filming a movie… I can confirm this attitude is for real and happens on the regular.’Another claimed: ‘I worked at Sundance one year and she was equally as awful. Not friendly to anybody, especially fans who waited hours to see her.’