Hailey Clauson is a 16 year old high end fashion model who recently stirred up some controversy for a fashion spread in which she subjected herself to being choked in Pop Magazine. The fashion spread also shows the model posing with a nude woman and a porn star named Destiny. Critics have claims that the magazine’s fashion spread sexualizes violence against women, and is especially more disturbing due to the fact that the model is a teenage girl. Notably, this model’s parents sued Urban Outfitters last year over a “salacious” image of their daughter in which they advertised Clauson in hot pants with her knees spread open. The teen began working as a model at 15 years old despite CDFA regulations that recommend girls under 16 not be hired. Read more:
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