The estranged wife of disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is speaking out for the first time since the scandal erupted seven months ago.
"There was a part of me that was terribly naive — clearly, so naive," Georgina Chapman told Vogue magazine. "I have moments of rage, I have moments of disbelief!"
She added: "I was so humiliated and so broken."
Her fashion label, Marchesa, had been shunned on the red carpet, until Scarlett Johansson wore an off-the-shoulder gown from Chapman’s company at the Met Gala in New York City Monday night.
The mastermind behind the gala, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, defended Chapman and applauded Johansson’s decision to don the dress during an appearance on the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Wednesday night.
"Georgina is a brilliant designer and I don't think she should be blamed for her husband's behavior," Wintour said. "I think it was a great gesture of support on Scarlett's part to wear a dress like that, a beautiful dress like that, on such a public occasion."
In the Vogue interview, Chapman said many extended their support.
“A lot of people reached out and said, 'Let me wear something,'" she said.
In the end, it was Johansson who was the first to wear one of her gowns since the Weinstein scandal broke.
Chapman said that she call anyone to wear Marchesa dresses during awards season.
"We didn’t feel it was appropriate given the situation,” she said. "All the women who have been hurt deserve dignity and respect, so I want to give it the time it deserves. It’s a time for mourning, really."