It was done with the full knowledge of her professors." Pagnotta also vehemently denied media reports of a setback from anorexia, for which Olsen received treatment this summer.
on personal business and she'll be returning to New York in a week," Michael Pagnotta told E! "When she left, she told her professors that she was leaving so none of this was done on a whim or in secret. I don't think it's fair to scrutinize her on a daily basis.
(Photo by D Dipasupil/Film Magic)NEW YORK, NY - MAY 31: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend The Fresh Air Funds Salute To American Heroes at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on May 31, 2012 in New York City.
(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)Actress/designers Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend The Cinema Society & Thierry Mugler screening of 'Midnight in Paris' at the Tribeca Grand Screening Room on May 17, 2011 in New York City.
(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen attend 'China: Through the Looking Glass' 2015 Costume Institute Benefit Gala - red carpet arrivals at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. LAN (Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Designers Mary-Kate Olsen (L) and Ashley Olsen speak onstage at the 2014 CFDA fashion awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014 in New York City.
(Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 06: Ashley Olsen, Jim Gold and Mary-Kate Olsen attend 2014 World Of Children Awards at 583 Park Avenue on November 6, 2014 in New York City.
Though their two labels have their own Instagram accounts, Mary-Kate and Ashley don't have any of their own social media profiles, much to the chagrin of their loyal fans."We don't dive into that world [of social media]; we don't have Instagram or Facebook," Ashley explains.
"So we've never been connected to our customers or our fans in that way.Mary-Kate Olsen reportedly left New York University for Los Angeles amid rumors of college overload and an anorexia relapse, stories the Olsen camp denies. An unidentified source claims Olsen has cracked under the stress of being a NYU freshman and moved back to Los Angeles where she "might be staying indefinitely." Several media sources report the brunette twin has relapsed in her eating disorder struggle, E! Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, now 30, are opening up about their lives away from the public eye in a rare new interview with The EDIT magazine.The designers of The Row and Elizabeth and James revealed to the fashion magazine that they're more comfortable these days behind the camera and not in front of it, off social media instead of on it and talking about their design process and not about their private lives.(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Designers Ashley Olsen (L) and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the 2014 CFDA fashion awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014 in New York City.