Project Runway's Jay McCarroll on Tim Gunn
"I just hate that because middle America looks at him like, 'He's so nice, he's like a father to them.' On [Project Runway] he was, sure ... At one point he said I was an embarrassment because I didn't show yet. And it's like, f**kin'-A, man ... I don't think [Gunn is] an authority on any designer's life. He went to school for sculpture or something. I don't think he's ever, to my knowledge, started a fashion line and therefore should not be the adviser or the f**kin' creative director." Oops ... too late. Liz Claiborne just made him their creative director. They hadn't gotten the memo from Jay yet, I guess.
For his part, Tim says that he's "regretfully" not in touch with McCarroll. "I'd like to be, but only if he's willing to talk." Damn it, gentlemen. I like you both. Please don't make us choose sides. Jay's got a new line debuting at Urban Outfitters next month. Tim's got the new Claiborne gig and Bravo show. There's no need for things to get ugly. If you need to hate on someone, hate on Kors.