"Kim is someone who could be criticized for a lot of different things about what she represents, but to me it was an important moment to say, 'Even this person who you could criticize for all these different things doesn't deserve this response, right?'" Ratajowski told Harper's Bazaar about getting flack
for the topless pic. "The whole idea is that when Kim takes a nude selfie, she's just seeking attention. That's not the issue. A woman can be seeking attention and also make a statement. They don't need to be mutually exclusive."