Eric Adams attended a Michael Kors show after claiming that his negative publicity was due to his being black.

Eric Adams attended a Michael Kors show after claiming that his negative publicity was due to his being black.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams was seen dressed to the nines during New York Fashion Week, a day after he blamed white reporters for the negative press he received in his first two months in office as crime in the Big Apple continues to grow. soar.

Adams, 61, attended the Michael Kors show Tuesday night and was photographed chatting with various celebrities, including Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.

He made his Mayoral Fashion Week debut wearing a navy paisley blazer, blue polka dot socks and a newsboy hat.

“I have worn many of his suits over the years,” Adams said of Kors, adding, “The energy he brings to New York…sends the message that New York is not just about fashion on the runways, but and just on everyday streets.” .’

Adams attended the Michael Kors show Tuesday night and was photographed chatting with Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and other stars.

Adams attended the Michael Kors show Tuesday night and was photographed chatting with Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and other stars.

Adams (pictured with Wintour) suggested that the negative coverage of him was due to divisions between New York City's second black mayor and white reporters and editors.

Adams (pictured with Wintour) suggested that the negative coverage of him was due to divisions between New York City’s second black mayor and white reporters and editors.

He made his Mayoral Fashion Week debut wearing a navy paisley blazer, blue polka dot socks and a newsboy hat.

He made his Mayoral Fashion Week debut wearing a navy paisley blazer, blue polka dot socks and a newsboy hat.

Adams greets photographers at the Michael Kors fashion show during New York Fashion Week 2022 at Terminal 5 on Tuesday.

Adams greets photographers at the Michael Kors fashion show during New York Fashion Week 2022 at Terminal 5 on Tuesday.

He said he appeared at the all-star Kors show held at Terminal 5, which also included Olivia Culpo, Laurie Harvey, Brooke Shields and others, because of the support the fashion designer has shown New York City, WWD reports.

“And so I just wanted to support him because he supported us. [New York City]”- Added Adams. “He is one hundred percent from New York. He hesitates. And I will find all those who wave flags and say: come back to the city so we can enjoy how this city has improved our whole life” .

Adams’ appearance came after he accused the white press of negative coverage of his bail reform platform.

Adams met with Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins ​​and Assembly Speaker Carl Histie to discuss abolishing the bail system as the city faces a 40 percent increase in crime this year.

Although Adams maintained that the meeting was constructive, his visit was described as a failure by both New York tabloids after members of the Assembly said they would “hold the line” on bail reform and Hochul announced that a revision of the law probably wouldn’t will be included in this annual budget.

The New York Post, owned by Rupert Murdoch, published a page 2 op-ed titled “Reform Rollback Hits Albany Police Cop.” The normally left-wing Daily News devoted even more ink, running an article on pages 4 and 5 titled “Eric Knocks Out of the Albany Poles” in all caps.

A former policeman who ran for mayor, who was supported by both newspapers, said: “I was at an Assembly conference. People brought up the issues they had and we talked. The black mayor, the black speaker, the black majority leader get together and talk to each other.”

Adams' appearance at Fashion Week came after he accused the white press of negative coverage of his bail platform.

Adams’ appearance at Fashion Week came after he accused the white press of negative coverage of his bail platform.

“I have worn many of his suits over the years,” Adams said of Kors, adding, “The energy he brings to New York…sends the message that New York is not just about fashion on the runways, but and just on everyday streets.”  .'

“I have worn many of his suits over the years,” Adams said of Kors, adding, “The energy he brings to New York…sends the message that New York is not just about fashion on the runways, but and just on everyday streets.” .’

Adams said he appeared at the star-studded Kors show held at Terminal 5 because of the fashion designer's support for New York City.

Adams said he appeared at the star-studded Kors show held at Terminal 5 because of the fashion designer’s support for New York City.

– And if you turned on the news this morning, you would say: “There was complete hell.”

Adams suggested that the negative coverage was due to a lack of communication between New York City’s second black mayor and white reporters and editors, and threatened to cut off communication with the press and no longer answer off-topic questions if the negative coverage continued.

“I’m not saying this out of hate, I’m saying this out of love,” Adams told reporters Tuesday afternoon. “I am a black mayor, but my story is being interpreted by people who are not like me. We have to be honest about this.”

He further questioned the racial makeup of the editorials.

“How many blacks are in the editorial offices? How many blacks determine how these stories are written? he said.

“How many Asians? How many East Asians? How many South Asians? Everyone is talking about diversifying my government, but what is newsroom diversification?”

During a press conference, Adams said that the stories written about his trip to Albany were not made for the New Yorkers he fought for.

“You don’t write for people who were almost homeless like me,” he said. “You don’t write for people who have been arrested or beaten by the police. You don’t write stories for those who deal with high crime.

— You write things through your prisms. And I’m not saying this to attack, but my administration is going to be saying the obvious that other people are uncomfortable with.

Eric Adams attended a Michael Kors show after claiming that his negative publicity was due to his being black.

“Discomfort is growth,” he added.

He also urged the media to diversify their newsrooms and have more reporters and editors of color to better cover his story.

“That’s why I’m covered the way I’m covered,” he said. “We really need to stop distorting the news.”

Adams pushed for lawmakers to allow judges to consider defendants’ “danger” before deciding to release them to deal with New York City’s rising crime rate with high-profile cases involving repeat offenders.

In January, crime in the city rose by 38.5%, and in February it jumped to 41.65%.

All categories of crimes, except for murders, also increased. Felony assaults rose by 13 percent, shooting victims by almost 30, and rape and robbery by about 35 percent.

Last week, Adams outlined his plans to amend bail laws that would allow suspects to frequently roam the street for hours after an arrest.

“Let’s get rid of the bail system because you can’t get out of jail just because you can bail. Let’s take this away. The judges should review the case in front of them and say, “This man has two arrests with a firearm, and he keeps telling the townspeople that I don’t care about your safety.” This judge should have the discretion to detain this person.”

Many of the most violent crimes in New York were committed by repeat offenders, and after 48-year-old Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg downgraded many of the crimes to misdemeanors.

The Albany mayor’s visit came after Christina Yuna Lee, 35, was stabbed to death in her apartment by homeless career criminal Assamad Nash, 25, who followed her upstairs.

She was found dead in a blood-soaked tub in Chinatown.

The mayor himself attended many vigils and funerals for dead New Yorkers, including two NYPD officers Jason Rivera, 22, and his partner Wilbert More, 27, who were both gunned down in Central Harlem.

He also attended a vigil for Yao Pan Ma, 61, who fell into a coma after an attack on a can picker in East Harlem, and Michelle Alyssa Guo, 40, who was pushed onto the rails at the Times Square subway station.

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