The fashion show was held at the Domaine de Chantilly –within
A heavy rainstorm, however, delayed the show’s start by almost two hours, and meant the models and horses walked in the rain. Just as the first model entered the catwalk, onlookers say, Jackson “huffed out”.
WWD wrote in their review that Jackson quite conspicuously left the venue, after “having earlier asked two assistants to help her out of her high-heeled sandals”.
“Whether the issue was animal welfare, or simply an extreme aversion to rain, was not clear,” they wrote.
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On Monday, a source reportedly told Page Six “Jackson left the show because she disapproved of the performing animals,” with the New York Times further observing she “stalked out in a rage,” after having “pranced in puddles barefoot for the photographers before the show”.