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After being completely skewered on the third season premiere of The Rachel Zoe Project, ex-team-member Taylor Jacobson talked exclusively to TV Guide about what really went down.
Though she's not allowed to discuss the specific accusations that Zoe+Co. have thrown at her—"for legal reasons," she says—there are plenty of other juicy details on offer. Like, Jacobson's only vaguely tangential statement on the accusations: "I don't fit into sample sizes! Where did that even come from? I'm not a size zero. I have 34-D boobs! Models are flat. I don't fit into samples. I don't understand. It's the weirdest thing to me. I'm fat."
And, does she still talk to Brad?
No. You know, you've got to sever ties to a toxic environment and go forward. I'm trying to stay positive. There's obviously horrible s--- being said about me in the media. It's no secret that certain people who shall not be named are trying to blacklist me and get me kicked off jobs and talk s--- to some of my clients. There has been a lot of cattiness from certain people. I don't go into it. People who work with me and know me know I'm not about this bulls---. I'm about the job. I can't get caught up in this. Ties were severed. Whatever happened happened, and it's time to move forward.
But if you're on Team Taylor and are worried about Zoe+Co. ruining Jacobson's livelihood, don't. Because: "When one door closes, another one opens. It's definitely been... I don't want to say it's been rocky because I've been working consistently. I've gotten to do a lot of things I wanted to do."
The aspiring costume designer is also totally over reality TV—"I was done, no more TV for me," she says. She also bears no ill will towards Zoe+Co., despite them seeming to bear plenty of ill will for her. "Reality TV is faux reality. It's a contrived reality, and everyone knows that. I was an extremely hard worker and I still am. So, in that sense, yes. As much as people want me to go off on the show and Rachel, I don't really have anything to say about the woman who I am not allowed to talk about. Really, I don't have ill will. It's time to move on and I have."
· Exclusive: Taylor Jacobson: "I Don't Know Anyone Who Hasn't Been Supposedly Fired By Rachel Zoe" [TV Guide]
· The Rachel Zoe Project's third season premier: Taylor's not just a shrew, she's a thief [Racked]
· All Rachel Zoe Project coverage [Racked]