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Cara Delevingne Slammed for Making Light of Sexual Harassment in ‘Tone Deaf’ Jimmy Choo Ad

(Last Updated On: December 20, 2017)

Cara Delevingne‘s latest industrial for Jimmy Choo might mark her grand return to modeling, however for many followers, the collaboration did not hit the mark. The 25-year-old mannequin is being slammed for collaborating in an advert, which many are calling “tone deaf” for its complicity in selling catcalling and sexual harassment.

The minute-and-a-half-long advert options Delevingne strolling down a avenue whereas a number of males whistle and catcall at her for her outfit: a slinky crimson costume with sparkly Jimmy Choo booties. In one half, Delevingne walks previous a person who whistles and tells her, “Nice shoes, lady.” The digicam then pans to Delevingne who appears at him, smiles, and continues her strut.

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The industrial, which many are calling “tone deaf” and “regressive,” is being criticized for making mild of sexual harassment. Several critics additionally lambasted Delevingne and Jimmy Choo for “sexualizing” garments, a subject that sexual harassment and assault victims are continuously blamed for when a perpetrator assaults. A number of of the feedback included:

https://twitter.com/bonbauman/status/943217689883004929
https://twitter.com/Atha01/status/943170261913923585
https://twitter.com/justkelly_ok/status/943167039090450432

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The criticism comes two months after Delevingne opened up about her sexual harassment expertise with disgraced film mogul, Harvey Weinstein. As of but, neither Delevingne nor Jimmy Choo has addressed the criticism. Though, we hope they hear the critics out and handle the backlash.

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