Alison Roman’s New York Times Column on Hold Following Chrissy Teigen Controversy

Lawrence Kim
May 22, 2020

Sources inside the paper of record told The Daily Beast on Tuesday afternoon Alison and her column were "on temporary leave" from the paper following the scuffle with the social media queen. "I wanted. The more we grow, the more we get those wakeup calls". We'll just have to wait and see if getting on Chrissy's bad side is indeed enough to get you canned like cranberry sauce.

Roman, who also has an incredibly popular Instagram on which she shares her recipe ideas, has been in the spotlight for different reasons since giving a controversial interview to the New York Consumer.

The model and cookbook author took to Instagram to call out her friends.

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The expletive-ridden rant accused the "Tidying Up With Marie Kondo" star of choosing to "capitalize on her fame" by selling out, while slamming "Cravings" mastermind Teigen for launching a Target cookware line and building a "content farm".

"The idea that when Marie Kondo chose to capitalize on her fame and make stuff that you can buy, that is completely antithetical to everything she's ever taught you.", Roman was quoted as saying when asked about the line between consumption and pollution.

"I put it together, it's very curated, it's a labour of love and I will never, ever throw away or not thank somebody profusely". "I don't aspire to that". Both objects of Roman's ire are, as many noted, women of color.

"I hope we can laugh about it one day, but I'm not happy with the NYT leave".

Prior to the column's suspension, Teigen accepted Roman's apology in a series of tweets.

In response to the news that The New York Times was placing Roman on leave, Teigen said it "just sucks in every way".

The Utah native reacted to another person's tweet that suggested that The New York Times is "squarely" responsible for putting the column on hiatus. "When I said I don't believe in being cancelled for your honest opinion, that was very real", Teigen replied.

"Before I had to make my own boxes, I'd get boxes all the time and I'd just donate them or give them away".

Teigen co-wrote her successful cookbook Cravings: Recipes For All The Food You Want To Eat with author Adeena Sussman back in 2016.

After drawing harsh criticism for her comments - including a lengthy Twitter thread from her "bummed" ex-admirer Teigen - Roman apologized, writing, "It was flippant, careless and I'm so sorry".

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