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Tim Gunn may have spent the last few weeks slagging off everyone—from his producers to Anna Wintour to Conde Nast, calling the employees of Vogue "monkeys," calling Taylor Momsen "pathetic" and a "brat," and eviscerating Isaac Mizrahi as a "terrible, terrible person"—but it looks like Gunn's had a change of tune. Well, kind of.
The Cut caught up with the mouthy Project Runway den father at a JC Penney show last night, where he told them he never meant to come off mean-spirited on the show (though he doesn't mention anything about coming off snarky in interviews in real life):
I actually censor myself. Of course the book is edited, too. There’s a lot that’s not in there. I never want to be mean-spirited, I never want to be unkind. I never want my former students to think I’m nasty or snarky. We have dozens of hours of tape and it has to edited down to 90 minutes, so lots of things end up on the editing-room floor. I'm not an editor, nor could I be. I don't know how I could begin to tell a cohesive story.· Tim Gunn censors himself [The Cut]
· Tim Gunn hates everybody part II: slags off Project Runway producers [Racked]
· Tim Gunn hates everybody: meet the industry's resident mean girl [Racked]
· All Tim Gunn coverage [Racked]